DOVER, Del. – The first state could potentially become the next state to legalize recreational marijuana.
Delaware created an adult use cannabis task force, each member appointed by the state.
Some of those members support the legalization, while others do not.
The purpose? To bring forward all sides of the argument and to discuss the implications, if this were to go through.
The committee has been hosting meetings since September and their latest one was held today, where the public hearing focused on the criminal aspects of legalizing recreational marijuana.
Many spoke the pros and cons of the legalization.
AAA’s spokesperson, Cathy Rossi is a part of the task force and she hopes that her voice is heard.
“It’s AAA’s position that we would be jeopardizing public safety by legalizing recreational marijuana,” Rossi says.
But she’s not the only one, trying to weigh in. The Marijuana Policy Project is also throwing their hat into the ring
MPP’s legislative counsel Kate Bell says, “They found there was not a significant increase in traffic fatalities in the states that have legalized marijuana.”
And both sides are butting