New York Legalizes Cannabis With an Emphasis on Equity

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York State Assembly’s cannabis legalization plan into law this morning, making the state the 15th in the US to do so. The reversal on statewide prohibition permits individuals to possess three ounces of flower or 24 grams of concentrate. Plus, public consumption will be permitted wherever tobacco smoking is already allowed. Other initiatives—at-home growth, lounges for social consumption and …