Delaware Panel Continues to Eye Details of Legalizing Pot

October 4, 2017

A state task force is continuing to examine issues surrounding legalized recreational use of marijuana.

While eight states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational use of marijuana, each has done so through referendum, which Delaware does not allow. That leaves the possibility that Delaware could be the first state to implement legalization through the legislative process.

But members of the task force, which held its second meeting Wednesday, say several issues need to be addressed before pot is legalized.

Those issues include public and workforce safety, insurance and liability issues, taxation and banking rules, and concerns about the long-term health effects of marijuana use.

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  • October 4, 2017 at 3:31 pm
    Confused says:
    Seriously! They should just watch Reefer Madness as that movie hit the nail on the head about the dangers of marijuana. Nobody productive, intelligent or artistically inclined... read more
  • October 4, 2017 at 2:09 pm
    Agent says:
    They need a task force to determine the long term use of Marijuana's health effects? What are they smoking?
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