Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration has estimated that the legalization could bring the state about $350 million annually.
The country could become one of the world’s largest legal marijuana markets.
Both Michigan and Illinois, which allows sales starting on Jan. 1, are officially joining nine other states that broadly allow marijuana sales.
M. Russell Ballard of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints also said the country's behavior needs to improve.
Now clear to fly the friendly skies: hemp-derived CBD, and FDA-approved medicine containing CBD.
Advocates say several medical conditions that disproportionately affect black residents aren’t included on the lists approved for prescribing CBD oil.
Most Americans now live in states where marijuana is legal in some form.
“This is a New Year’s gift" to the Thai people, a top lawmaker said of the vote.
But it will likely be a few years before Michiganders can legally buy cannabis at retail stores.
Marijuana tax revenue has the biggest impact when there’s little other industry in town.