PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Legislation that would legalize marijuana for anyone at least 21 years old and establish a system to regulate and tax the drug will be introduced this afternoon at the State House.
State Sen. Josh Miller, D-Cranston, and state Rep. Edith H. Ajello, D-Providence, will discuss the bill and participate in a 3:15 p.m. news conference with Regulate Rhode Island and the Marijuana Policy Project. Others scheduled to join them are Dr. David Lewis, founder of the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University, Jared Moffat, a Brown student and director of Regulate Rhode Island, Beth Comery, a former Providence police officer, and Pat Smith, a former teacher at Warren High School.
Source: The Providence Journal. Read full article. (link)