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Skelos opposes Cuomo's marijuana bill proposal

Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) said Wednesday he’s opposed to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s bill to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. And, in doing so, he generated a hard-to-shake image. Skelos said that “the way it is drafted,” Cuomo’s proposal sets the possession threshold too high — possessing up to 25 grams of marijuana would be a violation, rather...

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