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Cuomo Opposes Legal Weed, While Helping His Alcohol Industry Donors

The New York governor may be eyeing a 2020 presidential bid, but if he is, he'll find himself on the wrong side of most voters when it comes to pot.

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Cuomo Opposes Legal Weed, While Helping His Alcohol Industry Donors

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo waded into the national debate over drug policy, declaring his opposition to legalizing cannabis and asserting (despite research to the contrary) that using pot leads to the use of other, stronger narcotics. Cuomo has long promoted the alcohol industry, whose donors have bankrolled his election campaigns and whose businesses could be…

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