Metro New York: Bratton Says No More Concessions On NYPD’s Marijuana Policy

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton holds bag of weed.

NEW YORK: NYPD’s top cop told Metro “under no circumstances” will the department make any further reforms on how it deals with marijuana arrests.

“We’ve made all the concessions we’re making regarding marijuana,” Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Wednesday.

His resolve comes days after City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and a handful of council members suggested to the de Blasio administration that the state and city should reconsider its marijuana policies.

Bratton explained that he and Mayor Bill de Blasio have “a very different perspective” on the issue than City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.

 

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