BUFFALO, N.Y. – President Donald Trump has expressed support for legislation that would protect states that choose to legalize marijuana.
Trump made the comment Friday at the White House, saying he’d likely back the bill introduced by two senators that would overturn the federal laws that still ban the drug.
Also last week: Canada took another step toward legalizing marijuana use after its senate voted in favor of legal marijuana.
So where does New York stand on the issue?
New York has decriminalized marijuana use to some degree, and medicinal marijuana is legal – but for years, Governor Andrew Cuomo was opposed