Cuomo: Pot legalization dropped from New York state budget

Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that a bill legalizing marijuana -- and the revenue anticipated from such a proposal -- would not be included in the state's upcoming budget, predicting that the state Legislature would come to an agreement on pot by June.

Harris says she has smoked pot, supports its legalization

Sen. Kamala Harris, a former California attorney general, said Monday she has smoked marijuana and supports the legalization of the drug.

California lawmakers vote to wipe out old pot convictions

When California voters approved Proposition 64 in November 2016, they OK'd more than the legalization of recreational marijuana. They authorized allowing people to petition the judicial system to have their old pot convictions expunged.