- Cynthia Nixon is challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo in New York’s gubernatorial race.
- Nixon recently announced that she wants to legalize marijuana in New York.
- Nixon said people of color are arrested at high rates for using marijuana, something white people do “with impunity.”
- Analysis suggests marijuana could be a boon to New York’s tax revenues and could create jobs in the state.
Cynthia Nixon, the former “Sex and the City” star who is mounting a progressive challenge to New York’s Gov.