We are making progress. Legalizing marijuana / cannabis is not only good for cannabis users, but also those locked up from the antiquted drug war laws. This step towards legalization is a step towards freedom and rethinking our society. Good work, NY Senate. Almost there.
“The Senate today passed legislation that will address the racial disparities that are present in New York’s antiquated marijuana drug laws. New York’s existing marijuana laws disproportionately affect the African American and Latinx communities. This monumental legislation will decriminalize small amounts of marijuana and establish procedures for record expungements for both past and future convictions.”
Read the full decriminalization article on the NY Senate’s website.