A couple of Rhode Island lawmakers want to ensure that Massachusetts and Maine are not the only New England states relishing in all of the fun when it comes to legal weed.
Earlier this week, State Senator Joshua Miller teamed up with State Representative Scott Slater in an effort to push the legislative brass into pulling the state out of the grips of prohibitionary times. This is the seventh time a bill of this magnitude has been submitted, but, with some minor tweaks to make it more palatable to state leaders, it seems highly probably the measure will get the proper attention in the coming months.
“We have a responsible, fine-tuned bill, and we should pass it this year,” Miller said in a statement. “This year’s bill addresses the issues that have been raised by the governor and stakeholders, and it is streamlined to work effectively with the regulatory structure in place for medical marijuana.”