Category Archives: Andrew Cuomo

New York becomes 17th state to legalize marijuana: Weed is legal in NY starting today

New York Celebrates

Earlier this morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that makes cannabis legal for all adults. The possession aspects of the law take effect immediately. It is now legal—yes, today—for adults 21 or older to possess up to three ounces of marijuana or 24 grams of concentrates. Retail cannabis stores are expected to open […]

New York lawmakers reach historic deal on a marijuana legalization bill

Gov. Andrew Cuomo March 2021

New York state lawmakers have reportedly finalized an agreement to legalize marijuana sales to adults over the age of 21. The final bill would clear the way for retail sales to begin as early as 2022. The final bill would clear the way for retail sales to start in 2022. Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes, […]