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New York Democratic Party Endorses Legalizing Marijuana

By Tom Angell

The Democratic Party of New York is officially on board with legalizing cannabis.

“The New York State Democratic Committee supports the legalization of marijuana which should be regulated and taxed in a manner similar to alcohol,” reads a resolution adopted by delegates at the party’s convention on Wednesday.

Legalization “is an important social justice issue,” the measure says. “Millions of peaceful Americans have been arrested, imprisoned, fined, or otherwise needlessly criminalized and stigmatized, potentially for life, because of their use of marijuana.”

Read more at Marijuana Moment

 

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