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Cuomo Seeks to Avert Marijuana Trade War With New York’s Neighbors

Pot Replaces Asparagus as Outdoor Growing Proliferates in Canada
Photographer: Cole Burston/Bloomberg

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to work with neighbors to set policies for regulating and taxing recreational marijuana, seeking to keep residents from crossing state lines in pursuit of the best deal.

While the Democrat pushed to legalize pot this year, the plans were undermined by disputes over who would receive dispensary licenses and how the tax revenue would be spent.