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Cuomo Won’t Back Marijuana Bill

A Medical marijuana bill gaining steam in Albany, but Governor Andrew Cuomo says he’s not backing it.

Cuomo Won’t Back Marijuana Bill

April 18, 2013
New York (WEN) - A Medical marijuana bill gaining steam in Albany, but Governor Andrew Cuomo says he's not backing it.

The year-old bill to legalize medical marijuana has caused some friction here in New York State. 

 Medical marijuana advocates turned up the heat on Cuomo and Senate Republicans Tuesday, pushing them to legalize the drug for medical use.

But, instead, Cuomo says he's pushing to decriminalize pot possession.