House panels to hold public hearings on marijuana legalization March 31

House committees on Judiciary and on Government Operations will hold a public hearing from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 31 in the House Chamber at the Statehouse.

Lawmakers will be taking testimony on S.241, a bill that would legalize marijuana. The legislation is a framework for the regulation and distribution of the drug. It includes tax, budget and law enforcement components.

Members of the public can sign up 30 minutes prior to the hearing. Each person has 2 minutes to testify, testimony is taken on a first come, first serve basis, and everyone may not be able to testify in the two hour timeframe.

Anne Galloway

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micahel olcott
8 months 14 days ago
What more will be said here that has not been said before. those on the pro side will refute all the drug war propaganda and the opposition will use our children and fears to perpetuate this senseless persecution of a plant that when used properly can produce not just medicine but dozens of other products that have nothing to do with escaping reality’s drudgery. i am really disappointed at the cronyism that S241 institutes but i would rather see an end to the war on cannabis and the discrimination in our society that the users and growers of this plant… Read more »
James Sault
8 months 11 days ago

I do hope that someone brings up the positive side of male plant as it is never mentioned in any of the discussions. The male plant has many positives and should be part of the reasoning for giving legal status.

Bonny Lavenberg
8 months 7 days ago

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