pot http://wrvo.org en Cuomo moves to further decriminalize marijuana http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-moves-further-decriminalize-marijuana <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing the decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana found during police searches, to &nbsp;fix what he &nbsp;says is a &ldquo;blatant inconsistency&rdquo; in New York City&rsquo;s controversial stop and frisk policy.</p><p>Governor Cuomo says New York City&rsquo;s stop and frisk police procedure has unfairly led to the arrest of thousands of mainly young black and Hispanic men who were caught with possession of small amounts of marijuana.</p><p>The arrests often lead to criminal records with lifelong consequences that can prevent the young person from getting college aid, or living in public housing.</p><p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 14:02:12 +0000 Karen DeWitt 20413 at http://wrvo.org