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New York Laws on Marijuana Decriminalization

On August 28, 2019, the marijuana decriminalization and expungement bill that passed in New York State earlier this year went into effect. Despite the changes to the law, people can still be arrested, charged, and fined for possessing a small amount of marijuana and these incidents may still lead to devastating immigration consequences. To try to dispel misconceptions and clarify the legal implications of this new law for immigrants, IDP has created a variety of  new resources:

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