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Connections: The debate over legalizing marijuana in New York State

Feb 22, 2019

In January, Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in New York State. The proposal has led to a debate.

We sit down with members of Roc NORML, a group that supports the decriminalization of cannabis; and members of local law enforcement, who who say legalizing marijuana would negatively impact traffic safety and impose additional costs to police departments. 

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