New York could make some serious green on legalized pot

Get high on this: New York government would hit the jackpot if the state legalizes marijuana, according to a report released Tuesday by Comptroller Scott Stringer.

The analysis said the state could generate $436 million annually and New York City $336 million by taxing the sale of marijuana in what would be a $3 billion market.

Stringer said the money generated could be used to aid communities ”most damaged by decades of criminalizing marijuana usage and possession.”

“This is not just about dollars — it’s about justice. Not only is marijuana an untapped revenue source for the City and the State, but the more at