marijuana reform

General Assembly Decriminalizes Marijuana!

I don’t normally use exclamation points in the title line but . . . HOORAY! Rhode Island lawmakers have voted to decriminalize the possession of an ounce or less of marijuana. The House passed the legislation 50-to-24 Tuesday; the Senate passed the bill 28-to-6. It’s already a headline at NORML. Members of the House and […]

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Marijuana Decrim Headed For A Vote — It is Time

Hooray! The House and Senate Judiciary Committees have voted to send the Marijuana Decrim bills to the House and Senate floors for a vote. (Last year these measures died in committee with House Majority leader Gordon Fox stating that it “wasn’t time.” There’s been some rejiggering with money received for the civil penalties no longer

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Rally To Stop Paying For Marijuana Prohibition

(5.22) And let’s stop destroying lives and breaking up families.  Join the good people of Open Doors Rhode Island for a rally in the State House rotunda in support of marijuana legislation now under consideration in the general assembly. Legislators at the RI State House are considering bills to decriminalize possession of small amounts of

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