Savino: Medical marijuana has more than enough votes in Senate


Sen. Diane Savino, a member of the Independent Democratic Conference, pushed a bill Tuesday that would legalize the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes and said 38 senators will vote for it.
Six others are “leaning yes,” the Staten Island senator said at a news conference near the Capitol with advocates.
“We only need 32 in the Senate. We’re going to get this bill done this year,” she said.
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