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March 30, 2021
ALBANY – Legalizing recreational pot may seem like a done deal in New York, but opponents say the fight is not over yet. They gathered Monday to explain why they believe lawmakers should vote no. “I say to our legislators, if you vote yes on this legislation you are voting to harm my child,” said...
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A lawsuit reform organization on Monday called for a last-minute change to the bill legalizing adult-use cannabis in New York, arguing the measure needs to include changes to the state’s Scaffold Law. The concern is driven in large part by impaired people using marijuana and then working at a job site where injuries can occur....
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Opponents of legalizing marijuana in New York made a last-ditch attempt on Monday to stall the issue, saying concerns still remain over a handful of areas, including the ability to detect when someone is driving while impaired by the drug. Democrats could vote as soon as Tuesday afternoon on legislation introduced over the weekend to...
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