New York state lawmakers finalize deal on legalizing recreational marijuana

NEW YORK — The sale of recreational marijuana would be legal for adults 21 and older in the Empire State, under a bill top lawmakers agreed to late Saturday. It’s expected to pass both chambers of the legislature as soon as next week. Coming after years of harsh penalties for marijuana possession — with many New Yorkers of color in particular slapped with life-ruining sentences — the legislation would also expunge criminal records for people who bought or sold quantities that will become legal. “For generations, too many New Yorkers have been unfairly penalized for the use and sale of adult-us…

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