ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The push to legalize recreational marijuana in New York is officially up in smoke.

In a statement, Gov. Cuomo said the senate confirmed it did not have the votes to move forward with legalization on Wednesday – the end of the lawmaking session.

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New York politicians shifted their focus to a bill that would expunge the records of hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers who were arrested for marijuana offenses.

Cuomo added that he supports the decriminalization measure.

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On Tuesday, sources told CBS2 negotiations bogged down over a number of issues, including whether localities that don’t want to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana could opt out and refuse to do it, and how to spend the $300 million generated by taxes on the sale of marijuana.

New Jersey and their governor, Phil Murphy, had already admitted defeat on the issue, saying marijuana legislation was being scrapped.

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New Jersey plans to push the matter to the voting booths in 2020.