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New York approves first licenses to sell legal marijuana

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New York has approved the first licenses to sell recreational marijuana, however, of more than 900 applications the state received only 36 were approved. NBC News’ Zinhle Essamuah reports on how the issue is currently tied up in the courts due to a federal judge stopping license approval in certain parts of New York.