Delaware House Of Reps Upholds Gov Carney’s “Marijuana Legislation Bill” veto

Delaware House Of Reps Upholds Gov Carney’s “Marijuana Legislation Bill” veto
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Marijuana Moment reports The Delaware House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to uphold the governor’s veto of a marijuana legalization bill—a disappointment for advocates that comes on the same day that a rally was held outside the State House to push to overturn the veto. The chamber failed to override Gov. John Carney’s (D) action in a 20-20 vote, with one member not voting. The bill had initially passed with 26 votes—more than the supermajority threshold needed to override a veto—though some members were evidently hesitant to contradict the governor even though they support the reform as a matter of policy. “We’re missing an opportunity,” Rep. Ed Osienski (D), the sponsor of HB 371, which would legalize possession and gifting of cannabis without a sales component, said on the House floor before the chamber’s vote. “Eighteen states around the United States have passed this legislation…and nobody’s come back to say this was a mistake. Nobody has come back and said we need to repeal this.” Read full article Delaware House Upholds Governor’s Marijuana Legalization Veto

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