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Assemblyman Richard Gottfried

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Medical Marijuana Advocates Call On Cuomo To Move Forward With Compassionate Care Act

The group called on Cuomo to support passing the measure, dubbed the Compassionate Care Act, before this year’s regular legislative session concludes this week.

06/18/2014

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NYS Lawmakers Roll Out Measure To Tax, Legalize Marijuana

State Sen. Liz Krueger said her bill would bring in hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue for the state.

12/11/2013

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N.Y. Lawmakers Propose Legalizing Marijuana, Making It Into A Cash Cow

There was a move Tuesday to legalize — and tax — marijuana use in New York. State lawmakers want to put pot smoking on a par with drinking alcohol and let taxpayers profit.

12/10/2013