RI S2420 | 2016 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-1)
Status: Introduced on February 11 2016 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2016-05-10 - Committee recommended measure be held for further study
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Removes the state's prohibition on adults using, possessing, and cultivating marijuana for personal use. Establishes a system of regulated marijuana retail distribution to adults 21 and older and imposes taxes at both the wholesale and retail level.

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Taxation And Regulation Of Marijuana



2016-05-10SenateCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2016-05-05SenateScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (05/10/2016)
2016-02-11SenateIntroduced, referred to Senate Judiciary


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