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Rhode Island Lawmakers Announce Legislation to Legalize Cannabis: “We Should Pass it This Year”

Rhode Island State Senator Joshua Miller and Sate Representative Scott Slater have announced that they will soon file companion bills to legalize cannabis. “We have a responsible, fine-tuned bill, and we should pass it this year,” Miller, chairman of the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services, said at a Wednesday news conference. “This year’s …

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Bills to Legalize Recreational Cannabis Filed in Rhode Island’s House and Senate

Senate Health and Human Services Committee Chairman Joshua Miller and Representative Scott A. Slater have introduced companion bills in Rhode Island’s House and Senate to make cannabis legal for adults 21 and older, and to establish a system in which cannabis is regulated and taxed similarly to alcohol. “Marijuana prohibition has been a long-term failure,” …

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