A majority of Delawareans are in support of legalizing marijuana, according to one poll, but Gov. John Carney remains opposed.
About 100 people gathered Wednesday for a “roundtable discussion” on House Bill 110, a proposal that would regulate, tax and legalize cannabis, or marijuana.
The bill would make Delaware the ninth state to allow recreational marijuana usage, although public use and private plant-growing would be illegal.
A passionate crowd turned out at Delaware Technical Community College where more than a dozen advocates made their case for the bill and a few opponents argued against.
Nearly all of the speakers were pro-legalization, claiming it would make the criminal justice system more efficient, bring in millions of dollars in revenue and create jobs.
It’s also, in the eyes of many supporters, simply the right thing to do. [Read More @ Delaware State News]