Road-safety roundtable in Rockville Centre hones in on marijuana legalization safeguards

With recreational marijuana expected to be legalized this year, lawmakers, prosecutors and community leaders aired their concerns at Molloy College in Rockville Centre on Jan. 7 and discussed ways to soften the potential negative effects that such a law might have in New York.

The roundtable, hosted by State Sen. Todd Kaminsky, a Democrat from Long Beach, came about three weeks after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he would seek to legalize and tax marijuana this year, and covered the ramifications that legalizing cannabis would have on road safety and the challenges it could create for more at,110696