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Delaware Governor, A Democrat, Vetoes Cannabis Legalization Bill


Stating that “promoting or expanding the recreational use of marijuana is in the best interest of the state,” Delaware Governor John Carney vetoed a bill that would have legalized cannabis for adults aged 21 and over.

Carney, a second-term Democrat, detailed his opposition to House Bill 371, which Delaware lawmakers passed earlier this month, in a veto announcement Tuesday.

“Bill 371 would, among other things, remove all penalties for possession by a person 21 or older of one ounce or less of marijuana and ensure that there are no criminal or civil penalties.

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