House bill would legalize marijuana in Delaware | Cape Gazette

Rep. Helene Keeley, D-Wilmington South, and Sen. Margaret Rose Henry, D-Wilmington East, introduced a bill March 30 establishing a commissioner to regulate, tax and distribute marijuana legally in Delaware.

The regulatory framework for House Bill 110 is modeled on existing laws governing the regulation and taxation of alcohol.

According to a press release, the bill would create a marijuana regulation fund, which would consist of taxes collected on marijuana, license fees paid by marijuana business and any fines imposed on them.

In a prepared statement, Keeley said legalizing and then regulating marijuana is an opportunity to create a new industry

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