Delaware is the latest state to embrace the green revolution, becoming the 22nd state to fully legalize recreational marijuana.
The state's legislature recently enacted two bills:
- House Bill 1 (HB 1) removes all penalties for marijuana use or possession as long as it does not exceed specified quantities.
- House Bill 2 (HB 2) establishes a legal marijuana industry within the state.
These initiatives were sponsored by Rep. Ed Osienski, approved by the legislature and supported by the Democrat majority.
What makes this development even more intriguing is the fact that Gov. John Carney, a vocal opponent of adult-use legalization, chose not to veto the bills despite his opposition. Despite “remain[ing] concerned about the consequences of a …