New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed legislation that made the Big Apple the 15th state to legalize recreational cannabis use. In late March, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that made the Big Apple the 15th state to legalize recreational cannabis use.“This is a historic day in New York, “Cuomo said in a statement after signing the law.
“One that rights the wrongs of the past by putting an end to harsh prison sentences, embraces an industry that will grow the Empire State’s economy, and prioritizes marginalized communities so those that have suffered the most will be the first to reap the benefits.”