Mosley, Montgomery To Host Community Conversation On Marijuana Regulation & Taxation Act

Originally published in Kings County Politics on March 20, 2019.

Assembly member Walter T. Mosley (D-Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Crown Heights) and State Senator Velmanette Montgomery (D-Fort Greene, Boerum Hill, Red Hook, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Sunset Park, Gowanus, Park Slope) will hold a community conversation on the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA)  this week. 

The legislation would legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana under state law along lines similar to the state’s current system regulating alcohol, and would represent a new approach for New York State after decades of costly, counterproductive policies that have produced racially discriminatory outcomes.

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