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Attempt to override veto of DE marijuana legalization fails

DOVER, Del. (AP) — An attempt to override Democratic Gov. John Carney's veto of a bill legalizing possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by adults for recreational use has failed in the state House. Tuesday's vote likely spells the end of efforts this year to establish a state-run marijuana industry in Delaware. Members of the Democrat-controlled chamber split 20-20 on the veto override, with Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst […]

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Delaware marijuana legalization bill clears House committee

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A bill legalizing recreational marijuana use by adults in Delaware cleared its first legislative hurdle Wednesday. A Democrat-led committee voted along party lines, with one lone GOP vote, to send the measure to the House floor. The bill creates a state-controlled and licensed pot industry that supporters say will eliminate the black market while creating jobs and boosting the state's tax coffers. Critics say it won't […]

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