Embattled New York Introduces New Marijuana Legalization Bill

Democratic Manhattan Senator Liz Krueger, who is a longtime supporter of legalizing marijuana says “the new bill incorporates some of the ideas the governor and legislature came up with when they talked about the issue during the budget talks,” according to Karen DeWitt of WAMC radio.

“We’ve attempted to take all of the negotiated agreements that took place during budget negotiations and expand our bill,” said Krueger.

The bill includes the establishment of a single government unit to manage and regulate all cannabis-related products, including hemp and CBD products, which are ubiquitous but are unregulated.

CBD’s rise in popularity as a food and beverage additive is currently unregulated by the FDA.

Sara Brittany Somerset

After pricey CBD coffees and smoothies began to appear in trendy cafes, the state cracked down. CBD is currently not

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