POLITICS
12/17/2018 12:06 pm ET

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Calls For Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana In New York

The announcement marks another sign of the governor's shift toward progressive policy positions in recent months.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) on Monday announced his support for legalizing recreational marijuana, another sign of his shift toward progressive policy positions in recent months, after facing a primary challenge from Cynthia Nixon.

“Let’s legalize the adult use of recreational marijuana, once and for all,” Cuomo said during a speech in Manhattan outlining his 2019 agenda.

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