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Legalizing pot not included in New York spending plan

Area law enforcement came out against the plan to legalize the drug, citing several public safety issues.

Posted: Apr 1, 2019 2:27 PM

The New York state budget was signed, but what happens when it comes to legalizing recreational marijuana?

It wasn’t included in the $175.5 billion spending plan.

However, lawmakers did say they hope to take up that proposal before they adjourn for the session in June.

Area law enforcement came out against the plan to legalize the drug, citing several public safety issues.

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