New York poised to become 15th state to legalize marijuana

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New York poised to become 15th state to legalize marijuana

Governor Cuomo intends to sign legislation passed by the Legislature

New York lawmakers have approved a bill to legalize adult marijuana use.

Thus, New York has every chance of becoming the 15th US state to allow recreational marijuana use.

Governor Andrew Cuomo has expressed his willingness to sign the document, giving it the force of law.

“New York has a rich history as a progressive capital city, and this important piece of legislation will continue that legacy,” he said.

The New York State Senate approved the bill with 40 votes in favor and 23 against it. In the State Assembly, the votes were distributed as follows: 100 in favor and 49 against.

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