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As Massachusetts Government Prepares to Implement Initiative to Regulate and Tax Marijuana, Rhode Island Lawmakers Are Poised to Introduce Similar Legislation


PROVIDENCE, R.I. — As the Massachusetts government prepares to implement an initiative to regulate and tax marijuana that was approved by voters in November, lawmakers in Rhode Island are poised to introduce similar legislation. Sen. Joshua Miller (D-Cranston) and State Rep. Scott Slater (D-Providence) will discuss the proposal at a news conference TODAY (Wednesday) at 3 p.m. ET in Room 313 of the Rhode Island State House.