"I am proud that through strong collaboration, we have reached the finish line," New York state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D) said after a bill legalizing recreational marijuana for adults passed on Tuesday.
Legislators ought to vote 'no' on the MORE Act now before Congress.
The War on Drugs has been an abject failure.
Marijuana sales reached $908 million in the year following the legalization of recreational cannabis, but online shops and retail stores accounted for only around 15 percent of the total sales.
"[It's] a siren call in the halls of the state legislatures nationwide as well as the U.S. Capitol."
The data was not interpreted as a decrease by anti-marijuana groups, who said use remained higher in legal states than the rest of the U.S.
It's harder than we thought it was going to be.
Geometric-shaped gummies are still deemed OK.
The city's lawmakers are legitimizing and regulating marijuana businesses before the state fully legalizes recreational marijuana use in January 2018.
Police suggested they needed more time for training.
More than two dozen U.S. states have legalized marijuana for either medical or recreational purposes.
Seven other states are expected to vote on recreational marijuana legalization next year.
With marijuana now legal in Oregon and Minnesota, law enforcement has to change its ways.
From Purple Cat Piss to hash oil personal lubricant, you can buy some strange things at Uncle Ike's Pot Shop.