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MS Patients in Rhode Island to soon begin feeling better

Posted Nov 17 2009 10:20pm

Rhode Island Will License Medical Marijuana Shops, Overriding Veto

Updated: 06-17-09

The Rhode Island legislature overrode a gubernatorial veto of a medical marijuana law Tuesday afternoon by an overwhelming margin, paving the way for state-licensed medical marijuana shops to begin operating. The House voted 68-0 for the pot measure and the senate moved it minutes later by a 35-3 count.

Once the law takes effect, the state will be the first in the nation to have one officially licensed nonprofit center selling marijuana. Over time, the state will license further nonprofit dispensaries.

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