de Blasio Press Q&A: The 25 Grams Or Less Edition

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner today announced a significant change in the NYPD’s handling of people possessing small amounts of marijuana. ¬†Possession of 25 grams or less will now be generally handled by the NYPD issuing a summons, rather than arresting the possessor.


de Blasio and Bratton had a lengthy Q&A, with it almost entirely focused on their announcement. ¬†Here’s their full on-topic Q&A: