legalization of marijuana http://ripr.org en Gov. Lincoln Chafee Open, But Cautious About Legalizing Recreational Marijuana http://ripr.org/post/gov-lincoln-chafee-open-cautious-about-legalizing-recreational-marijuana <p>Governor Lincoln Chafee sounded cautious notes about legalizing recreational marijuana, when he spoke with the <a href="http://live.huffingtonpost.com/r/archive/segment/rhode-island-gov-chafee-marijuana-revenues-enticing-for-all-governors/530bb68dfe34446fca000052">Huffington Post</a> about the potential of legalizing recreational pot in Rhode Island.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>His administration saw the decriminalization of the drug in 2013, and medical marijuana has been legal for several years.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:05:15 +0000 John Bender 29674 at http://ripr.org Gov. Lincoln Chafee Open, But Cautious About Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Chafee: `Pot for Potholes'' ? http://ripr.org/post/chafee-pot-potholes <ul><li>Gov. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:53:17 +0000 Scott MacKay 29625 at http://ripr.org New Poll shows RI voters favor legal pot http://ripr.org/post/new-poll-shows-ri-voters-favor-legal-pot <p>In the run up to a Super Bowl between two teams from states that have legalized marijuana, thus giving whole new meaning to the term Bud Bowl, pollsters are taking the pulse of public opinion on&nbsp; the issue in other states.</p><p>Today, Public Policy Polling released a public opinion survey that shows 53 percent of Rhode Island voters support changing the state’s laws to sell, regulate and tax pot in a manner similar to alcohol.</p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 21:19:10 +0000 Scott MacKay 28297 at http://ripr.org