New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law this week that now legalizes adult, recreational-use marijuana in the state.

While New York follows several states that already passed legalized recreational marijuana use laws, each state's law outlines different rules and regulations when it comes to weed use.

Here are 13 things you should know about the marijuana legalization bill passed by New York State, called the New York State Cannabis/Marijuana Regulation & Taxation Act:

Things You Should Know About the New York Marijuana Legalization Law

On March 31, 2021, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill legalizing adult-use cannabis consumption, called the New York State Cannabis/Marijuana Regulation & Tax Act. Here are the 13 Things You Need To Know About The New York State Law