Events

Delaware marijuana legalization bill defeated in House vote

today03/11/2022 40

Background
share close

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A bill seeking to legalize recreational marijuana use by adults in Delaware and establish a state-run pot industry has been defeated in the state House.

Members of the Democrat-led chamber voted 23-14 in favor the legislation on Thursday. But it fell short of a three-fifths majority — or 25 votes in favor. That was needed because it would impose a new tax. No Republicans voted in favor of the bill, and four lawmakers, including two Democrats, chose not to vote.

The bill sought to create a state-controlled and licensed pot industry.

 

Source: AP – All contents copyright 2022 Associated Press.  All rights reserved.

 

Written by: Editor

Rate it

Previous post

Events

Troopers Seek Public’s Assistance Locating Leader and Others Involved in Large Drug Trafficking Organization

Sussex County, DE - Delaware State Police seek the public’s assistance locating the leader and other individuals wanted in connection to a large-scale drug trafficking organization. In November 2020, Delaware State Police began a large-scale drug investigation named “Operation Dawg House.” Operation Dawg House targeted the George Johnson Drug Trafficking Organization, where George Johnson,40, of Bridgeville, was identified as the organization head. Johnson’s organization was targeted due to the increase […]

today03/11/2022 30

0%