Rhode Island Senate leaders said they won’t support legalizing recreational marijuana if Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo chooses to propose it next year.
This looks like it will be an ongoing battle in 2020
Raimondo has said she’s likely to propose legalizing recreational marijuana in her upcoming 2020 budget. The General Assembly denied her attempts to propose legislation in the last budget, but six new medical marijuana dispensaries were authorized in the state.