Cuomo's Decriminalization Announcement

Buried in his plan for the upcoming legislative session, Governor Cuomo stated that he supports the decriminalization of personal possession of marijuana. Since personal possession of under 25 grams has been decriminalized in New York State since 1977, this is a strange declaration. He also states that he still supports going after dealers and growers, and has not yet expressed support of legalizing recreational marijuana. What does this mean for our state? Read an analysis here.