A bill to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use won’t pass this year, the sponsor of the bill said Wednesday morning, but a measure that would expunge past criminal records and decriminalize small amounts of the drug could still move in the coming days.

State Sen. Liz Krueger, D-Manhattan, who sponsors the bill, confirmed Wednesday morning that her proposal to legalize and tax marijuana would not become law this year after a majority of Democrats failed to coalesce around the measure.

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