NY State Bar To Examine Impact Of Legal Recreational Pot

By Sarah Jarvis (September 20, 2019, 6:19 PM EDT) -- The New York State Bar Association on Friday announced plans to dive into the potential impacts of legalized adult recreational marijuana and issue a report on its findings, almost a month after the state's law decriminalizing marijuana went into effect.

NYSBA's Committee on Cannabis Law will consider issues such as appropriate tax structures, opt-out provisions for local governments, and medical marijuana and environmental considerations, according to a press release from the association. The report will be issued in the coming months.

NYSBA President Hank Greenberg said in the announcement that the association is a key legal resource for policymakers and lawyers...

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