If you go by the police reports, all around New York City, there are people standing around with their palms outstretched with a bit of marijuana in them.
Harry Levine, a sociology professor at Queens College in New York, where Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked lawmakers to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana -- something more than a dozen states have done. According to Levine's analysis of state data, New York City made more arrests (50,684) for low-level pot possession than for any other offense last year.
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