New York state legislature passes bill to legalize recreational marijuana

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  • New York’s state Senate and Assembly both passed a bill Tuesday to legalize recreational marijuana.
  • “I look forward to signing this legislation into law,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
  • If the bill is signed, legalization of the plant would be effective immediately but legal recreational sales would not be expected to begin for one or two years.

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