New York lawmakers reach deal on adult use recreational cannabis

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers say it’s finally high time to legalize marijuana in the Empire State. Legislators reached a deal with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office Wednesday on a plan to license dispensaries, opening the door for home delivery options and even allowing enthusiasts to grow their own limited number of pot plants, sources said. Under the agreement, cannabis use will be legal for adults over 21. Cuomo’s office estimates that the program could pull in about $350 million a year once fully implemented. Efforts to approve recreational marijuana have repeatedly stalled in New York over …

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