Local Lawmaker Is Behind Push To Completely Legalize Marijuana In NY

Assemblywoman Addie Jenne is putting her name on a bill that would fully legalize marijuana.

“There are lots of reasons to do this and treating it very similar to alcohol I think is the right step for New York to take,” said Jenne (D. – 116th District).

Jenne co-sponsors the pot bill. She says legalizing recreational marijuana could bring an economic boost.

“We are an agricultural area. Growing of marijuana and hemp is something that has been historically present here in the north country. We could really stand to benefit,” she said.

Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo put together a work group to create

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