May 24, 2022
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Later today, members of the Rhode Island Senate and House of Representatives will debate a proposal to legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana. After years of public debate and advocacy, Rhode Island could soon join the 18 other states that have ended cannabis prohibition for adults.
Your lawmakers need to hear from you. Please contact your legislators right now and urge them to vote for this important legislation.
The recently amended bill will pave the way for the establishment of a regulated market with retail stores where adults 21 and older can purchase cannabis products. The legislation also allows adults to cultivate cannabis plants at home and creates a process to automatically clear past cannabis convictions for tens of thousands of Rhode Islanders.
You can tune in to watch the floor debate on Capitol TV around 4:00 p.m. today.
Rhode Island has never been closer to legalizing marijuana for adults, and it is because of supporters like you who take action and support MPP’s work.
Make your voice heard and ensure this is the year legalization crosses the finish line in Rhode Island!