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Rhode Island governor to sign measure legalizing marijuana

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Gov. Dan McKee scheduled a bill signing ceremony at the State House for Wednesday afternoon. It will legalize the sale and possession of up to 1 ounce of cannabis for adults, ages 21 and older. The start date for recreational sales was pushed from Oct. 1 to Dec. 1 during the legislative process. Thirty-three cannabis retailers will be allowed in Rhode Island.
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Governor to sign bill to legalize recreational marijuana

Rhode Island’s governor is signing legislation Wednesday afternoon to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana in the state.

3 months ago·United States
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The Hill

Rhode Island governor to sign measure legalizing marijuana

Rhode Island is poised to become the 19th state in the nation to legalize marijuana for recreational use after legislators on Tuesday passed the bill through both the state House and Senate by wide…

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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Patch

McKee To Sign RI Marijuana Legalization Into Law

Residents 21 and older can sell and possess up to 1 ounce of cannabis, keep no more than 10 ounces at home and can grow a small amount.

3 months ago·United States
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Portland Press Herald

Rhode Island lawmakers revise bill to legalize recreational marijuana

The bill now would automatically expunge any prior cannabis conviction that would be decriminalized by the legislation. The number of retailers that would be allowed remains the same, at 33.

3 months ago·Portland, United States
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WHDH

Governor to sign bill to legalize recreational marijuana

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s governor is signing legislation Wednesday to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana in the state.Democratic Gov. Dan McKee scheduled a...

3 months ago
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MarketWatch

Adult use cannabis measure awaits Rhode Island governor's signature

A measure to allow adults 21 and older to consume cannabis has cleared both houses of the Rhode Island state legislature and now awaits a signature from Gov....

3 months ago·United States
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