Facing the”inevitable” possibility of being surrounded by states which have legalized recreational bud, Gov. Gina Raimondo will suggest this week that Rhode Island do the same.
Facing the”inevitable” possibility of being encircled by states which have legalized recreational marijuana, Gov. Gina Raimondo will suggest this week which Rhode Island do the same. “I will sayI really do so with hesitation,” she told The Journal a week. “I’ve resisted this for the four years I have been governor.
The proposal, contained in her budget plan for the fiscal year beginning July 1, would create one of the most regulated recreational marijuana industries in the country, the governor said, aimed at reducing the health and safety problems experienced in some of the 10 other states that have accepted recreational usage in recent decades.
For instance, it might prohibit home-growing of recreational marijuana, currently allowed in Massachusetts, Maine and Vermont, and prohibit high-potency products from recreational shop shelves, for example”dabs,” which are focused resins that are smoked.