‘Weed for rails’ looks to legalize marijuana, use tax revenue to fix NYC’s broken subway system

NEW YORK — “Weed for rails,” a plan to legalize marijuana and use the tax revenue to fix New York City’s broken subway system, was unveiled Thursday.

Melissa Mark-Viverito, former City Council speaker and candidate for public advocate, unveiled her four-point plan outside the Nos. 4, 5 and 6 trains by the Brooklyn Bridge.

“Given the size of New York’s population, the marijuana market here could yield $1.3 billion a year that we can invest in our crumbling MTA, and it’s far past time to legalize marijuana—because for years, white New Yorkers have smoked marijuana with no repercussions, while black and brown

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