Marijuana Moment reports that a deal is “imminent” to legalize REC in New York. The legislation, which would happen outside the budget review process is said to more closely resemble the progressive bill supported by two key Democratic lawmakers than the more centrist proposal initially supported by Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D).
- A bill could emerge as soon as this week. One sticking point is how to handle impaired driving.
- Business Insider looked at the kinds of deals New York legalization could trigger. It also heard from an analyst that Cuomo’s web of scandals makes him “more motivated” to legalize. (Paywall 2x)