R.I. cities, towns oppose Raimondo’s marijuana proposal

THE RHODE ISLAND League of Cities and Town says it won't support Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's proposal to legalize the recreational use of marijuana until it's revised to give municipalities more money and more control over cannabis businesses./ BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ MATTHEW STAVER
THE RHODE ISLAND League of Cities and Town says it won't support Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's proposal to legalize the recreational use of marijuana until it's revised to give municipalities more money and more control over cannabis businesses./ BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ MATTHEW STAVER
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns says it opposes Gov. Gina M. Raimondo’s proposal to legalize recreational marijuana because it doesn’t give municipalities enough control over new marijuana businesses and doesn’t provide enough money to cover the costs for local governments.  “What our mayors, town managers and council members have heard…

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