Legalization & Regulation Measures for Marijuana Filed in DE House

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Two bills that would make Delaware the latest state to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana for adult users have been filed in Dover by Representative Ed Osienski of Newark/Brookside. House Bill 1 would legalize possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use and House Bill 2 would regulate the legal industry of growing and…

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Del. Marijuana Bill Fails To Clear Hurdle In House


For the first time in nearly four years, a bill that would regulate and legalize recreational use of cannabis (marijuana) by adults in Delaware received a vote in the House of Representatives Thursday. And, like in 2018, it did not get enough votes to pass. House Bill 305 would have required a two-thirds super majority,…

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Del. Recreational Marijuana Bill Clears House Committee


A state House committee has cleared legislation that would allow adults in Delaware to legally use marijuana for recreational purposes, while setting up a legal framework to regulate cultivation, sale and possession of marijuana. ‚ÄúToday, we heard from numerous members of the public ‚Äď advocates, veterans, retired law enforcement officers, educators and even faith leaders…

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Marijuana Legislation Pulled From Thursday House Agenda


A bill that would permit adult recreational use of marijuana in Delaware and regulate production and sale of marijuana has been pulled from Thursday’s House agenda. The lead sponsor, Representative Ed Osienski, D-Newark, said just hours before the session that he and other lawmakers have filed several amendments in recent days that would make significant…

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Del. Lawmakers Proposes Tax Relief On Unemployment Benefits


Delawareans who are unemployed during the COVID-19 pandemic could get a tax break. A bill introduced in the House would exempt unemployment benefits paid in 2020 from the Delaware state income tax. More than 100,000 Delawareans -a record number – filed for unemployment in 2020. ‚ÄúThousands of hard-working Delawareans have lost their jobs during the…

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