New York Could Be Third State To Legalize Pot

Saki Knafo

New York Could Be Third State To Legalize Pot

Posted: 12/11/2013 12:35 pm EST  |  Updated: 12/12/2013  1:43 am EST                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Check out this great video I am watching over at

First Washington and Colorado, and now — maybe — New York.

On Wednesday morning, New York state Sen. Liz Krueger, a ManhattanDemocrat, unveiled a proposal to fully legalize and tax marijuana in the state.

At a press conference at City Hall in downtown Manhattan, Krueger denounced the prohibition of marijuana as a “policy that just hasn’t worked.”

“The illegal marijuana economy is alive and well,” she said, “and our unjust laws are branding nonviolent New Yorkers, especially young adults, as criminals, creating a vicious cycle that ruins lives and needlessly wastes taxpayer dollars.” …

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