Rhode Island

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Lawmakers Hold First Hearing on Competing Cannabis Legalization Proposals

Gov. Dan McKee has proposed legalization by budget, while Senators have their own bill. McKee’s plan does not include home cultivation, and proposes a phased rollout of business licenses.

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Rhode Island Gov. Daniel McKee Proposes Cannabis Legalization By Budget

Gov. McKee’s budget plan for legal adult use cannabis came just two days after lawmakers in the state introduced their own proposal.

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Rhode Island Senators Introduce Cannabis Legalization Bill

Senate Majority Leader Michael J. McCaffrey and Senator Joshua Miller unveiled the bill on Tuesday, while Gov. Dan McKee is expected to put forth his own plan in the coming days.

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The New Jersey Effect? Rhode Island Committee Hears Cannabis Legalization

The Ocean State is the latest in the northeast to revisit its legalization plans, but theirs involves a government-run cannabis framework.

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Rhode Island Senators Question Governor Gina Raimondo’s Cannabis Plan

Still, Raimondo has forced a legalization debate. “Usually they just have a hearing and never vote on it,” said Jared Moffat of the Marijuana Policy Project.