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Rhode Island Lawmakers Make Proposed Legalization Bills Public

Senator Josh Miller, D, and Representative Scott Slater, D, of Rhode Island have introduced identical marijuana legalization bills into the Senate and House....

Rhode Island Lawmakers Introduce Cannabis Compromise Bill

Since June 2021, Rhode Island lawmakers and Governor Daniel McKee, D, have been working together to create a compromise cannabis bill. The Rhode Island...

Federal Harm Reduction Services Grant Receives Backlash

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) closed applications for a grant funding $30 million into harm reduction services the first weekend of...

Legalization Bill Coming to Rhode Island Later This Session

Rhode Island was one of the states that highly debated recreational cannabis legalization last year. After the Rhode Island Senate approved a recreational cannabis...

Cannabis Legalization Bill Coming to Rhode Island in 2022

Lawmakers have been meeting since the regular session ended at the beginning of July regarding cannabis legalization in Rhode Island. They have continuously discussed...

Several Legalization and Reform Measures Took Place in 2021

According to the National Organization of the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), a total of 51 cannabis reform and legalization bills passed across several...

Supreme Court Will Not Take Up Consumption Site Case

On October 12, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued an Order List. This listed several case decisions, cases still pending, and...

Lawmakers Urge Supreme Court to Hear Safehouse Case

A group of 11 Attorney Generals, along with 14 cities, joined together to write a series of amicus briefs. They urged the federal Supreme...

Rhode Island Lawmakers Close to Cannabis Deal

The Rhode Island Senate President, Dominick Ruggerio, D, spoke with local news reporters about the cannabis situation. This past summer, the Senate approved a...

Rhode Island Lawmakers Still Considering Special Session

Rhode Island lawmakers have yet to confirm whether or not they will be reconvening for a special session. There, they would discuss recreational cannabis...