New York Voters Support Marijuana Legalization

By: Monday February 17, 2014 8:21 am

The people of New York want marijuana to be legalized. According to a new Quinnipiac poll, 57 percent of New York voters support allowing adults to legally possess small amounts of marijuana for personal use. Only 39 percent oppose legalizing marijuana possession. Young voters in New York overwhelmingly back legalization by the incredible margin of [...]

Gov. Cuomo Set to Approve Medical Marijuana With Executive Action

By: Monday January 6, 2014 6:31 am

In a huge move Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) is set to unilaterally bring medical marijuana to New York. From the New York Times: Joining a growing group of states that have loosened restrictions on marijuana, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York plans this week to announce an executive action that would allow limited use [...]

Poll: New Yorkers Overwhelmingly Support Medical Marijuana

By: Friday June 7, 2013 8:50 am

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg might think medical marijuana is the “one of the great hoaxes of all time,” but he only represents a fringe minority in his state. A new Quinnipiac poll finds that the voters of New York overwhelmingly think medical marijuana is a good idea which should be legalized by the state [...]

82 Percent of New York Voters Support Medical Marijuana

By: Monday May 20, 2013 12:40 pm

Basically everyone in New York supports the idea of allowing seriously ill people to use medical marijuana if recommended by their doctor. According to a new Siena Research poll an incredible 82 percent of registered voters in New York support medical marijuana, while only 15 percent of voters in the state oppose the idea. The [...]

Over Past Decade NYC Spent a Million Police Hours on Marijuana Possession

By: Wednesday March 20, 2013 6:53 am

During Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s tenure New York City spent over a million police hours processing misdemeanor marijuana arrests due in large part to the controversial stop and frisk policy that targets minority communities. According to the findings of a new report by the Drug Policy Alliance, from 2002 to 2012 roughly 440,000 low-level misdemeanor marijuana [...]

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