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A01617 Summary:

BILL NOA01617
 
SAME ASSAME AS S01527
 
SPONSORPeoples-Stokes (MS)
 
COSPNSRGottfried, Lupardo, Weprin, Hunter, Hyndman, Pichardo, Blake, Rosenthal L, Jaffee, Dinowitz, Jean-Pierre, Abinanti, Richardson, Hevesi, Walker, Vanel, Niou, Wright, Bichotte, Cahill, Lifton, Epstein, Quart, Ortiz, Reyes, Dickens, Frontus, Cruz, Solages, Raynor, Rodriguez, Fernandez, Arroyo, Bronson, De La Rosa, Fall
 
MLTSPNSRMosley, Seawright, Simon, Steck, Taylor
 
Amd Various Laws, generally
 
Enacts the "marihuana regulation and taxation act"; relates to the description of marihuana, and the growing of and use of marihuana by persons twenty-one years of age or older; makes technical changes regarding the definition of marihuana; relates to removing certain references to marihuana relating to forfeiture actions; relates to the qualification of certain offenses involving marihuana and exempts certain persons from prosecution for the use, consumption, display, production or distribution of marihuana; relates to the definition of smoking; provides for the licensure of persons authorized to produce, process and sell marihuana; levies an excise tax on certain sales of marihuana; repeals certain provisions of the penal law relating to the criminal sale of marihuana and provisions of the general business law relating to drug paraphernalia; creates the New York state marihuana revenue fund, the New York state drug treatment public education fund, the New York state community grants reinvestment fund, and the marihuana microbusiness and marihuana license revolving loan fund; makes an appropriation therefor.
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