This Week's News : March 26, 2021
The city that never sleeps might get a little help thanks to a recent deal struck between embattled Gov. Cuomo and the legislature. The bill permits delivery and consumption lounges, and also directs the majority of tax revenues towards drug treatment, prevention, education, and investments in communities disproportionately affected by the war on drugs. While sales for legal cannabis products are still more than a year away, medical patients in the state will be allowed to start home growing cannabis in 6 months. After having announced that past usage of marijuana would not be a dealbreaker for employment, the Biden administration abruptly let go of five staffers. Over 30 Democrats sent a letter criticizing the Biden administration’s totally uncool actions.