NEW: RI to Introduce Marijuana Regulation + Taxation Bill
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Representative Ajello, chairwoman of the House Judiciary Committee, and Senator Miller, chairman of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, will be joined by advocates from Regulate Rhode Island and the Marijuana Policy Project at a news conference Wednesday afternoon on the first floor of the State House.
Joining them will be Dr. David Lewis, founder of the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies at Brown University; former Providence police officer Beth Comery; and former Warren High School teacher Pat Smith.
Michelle McKenzie, Senior Policy Director at Miriam Hospital, will also be available for questions following the announcement.
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