In Case You Missed It: RI May Legalize Pot Without Voter Approval
Saturday, March 08, 2014
RI Could Become First State to Legalize Pot Without Voter Approval
Governor Lincoln Chafee could become the first governor in America to legalize marijuana without putting the decision to the voters.
After attending a meeting of the National Governors Association in Washington, D.C. last week, Chafee discussed the possibility of "pot for potholes" – using marijuana sales revenue for infrastructure improvement – by passing a bill approved by state lawmakers.
Read more about Legalizing Pot HERE.
Related Slideshow: Marijuana Use in the New England States
According to data collected by the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration, New Englanders are among the nation's top marijuana users in the country. See how the indivdual states compare in the slides below:
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- The Impact of Marijuana Legalization on RI’s College Campuses
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- The Scoop - Whitehouse Talks State and Federal Marijuana Laws
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