For Roc NORML, the local chapter of a national group focused on reforming marijuana laws, legalization in New York would mean a victory lap.
Adult recreational use is a major topic on Albany’s agenda for 2021.
New Yorkers are taking it seriously as well.
Both Kruger and Bronson say this is also about equity when it comes to starting a legal marijuana business; they want to make sure major companies don’t take away all the opportunities.
Bronson says negotiations on the legalization legislation should begin in a few weeks, with the budget due to be passed before, or on the deadline of, April 1.