Supporters of Rhode Island Legalization Urge Legislators to Act on Bill

Apr 17, 2017

Doctors for Cannabis Regulation, Dr. David Nathan, House Judiciary Committee, Jared Moffat, Jim Vincent, Matthew Schweich, NAACP, Nick Mattiello, Regulate Rhode Island, Rep. Scott Slater, Rev. Jamie Washam, Speaker of the House

On Tuesday, Regulate Rhode Island and allies made a strong case to the House Judiciary Committee to vote on H 5555, the legislation to regulate marijuana similarly to alcohol. Click below to watch testimony from:

If you are a Rhode Island resident, please call your representative in the General Assembly, and tell them to ask House leadership to allow a vote on legislation to legalize and regulate marijuana this year.

The Speaker of the House, Nick Mattiello, has the ultimate say on whether the bill will move forward in the House this year. He needs to hear from his members in the House that this is a priority for them.