Just months ago, legalized recreational marijuana in New York State seemed to be….all but a forgone conclusion, but then, the political tide turned. African American and Latino lawmakers vowed they would NOT approve the legalization… unless the State had a plan… in writing…in advance…of how communities disproportionately affected by the war on drugs would benefit? How revenue from the lucrative three Billion dollar marijuana business would be reinvested in minority communities?

Source: Legalized Marijuana in NY Stalled: – Dominic Carter – Medium