Posted by | June 20, 2012 13:29 | Filed under: Top Stories

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s effort to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana was thwarted by Republicans.

The bill was supported by police and prosecutors, and the mayor said it would help free up officers to focus on more serious crime while simultaneously saving the city money on law enforcement and boosting revenues through increased financial penalties for people caught with marijuana.

By: Alan

Alan Colmes is the publisher of Liberaland.