Legislation to legalize leisure marijuana in Rhode Island will get its first votes Wednesday.
House and Senate management made the announcement Friday night.
The Senate Judiciary Committee and the House Finance Committee will vote on the invoice to legalize, regulate, tax and supply oversight over leisure marijuana system.
In a joint launch, House and Senate spokesmen stated the amended the laws that might be up for vote might be posted no less than 24 hours earlier than Wednesday’s votes.
Legalizing leisure marijuana has been a sizzling matter for a number of years within the state, with proposals being launched yearly over the previous a number of years.
Both Connecticut and Massachusetts have legalized leisure marijuana.
Gov. McKee earlier this yr stated he was going to incorporate funding for the legalization in his finances.