First Step Toward Legalizing Pot in Delaware

Delaware took a major step Thursday toward becoming the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana use.

State legislators unveiled a bill that would allow state residents 21 and older to purchase up to an ounce of cannabis from dozens of stores that would be authorized to sell marijuana manufactured at a number of Delaware grow operations.

“House Bill 110 creates an entirely new industry in our state,” said Rep. Helene Keeley, D-South Wilmington. “As the only state in a 7-hour drive to have legalized marijuana, we would become a destination that would attract out-of-state sales, which would have a benefit to our Delaware businesses.”

– Read the entire article at Delaware Online.