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RAPID TESTERS: PureVita Labs LLC co-founders, from left foreground, Dr. Jonathan Martin, Dr. Jason Ianuccilli and Stuart Procter, meet with Chief Operating Officer Andrew Austin, background, at the West Warwick marijuana testing facility. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

PureVita aiming to become New England’s premier marijuana testing lab

Typically, in states where the green, leafy substance has been legalized, the testing of retail and medical marijuana by government-certified labs is conducted by...

GA passes $13.1B fiscal 2022 budget

PROVIDENCE – The Senate approved a $13.1 billion fiscal 2022 state budget late Thursday by a vote of 30-7 that leaves untouched $1.1 billion...

When will recreational cannabis be legalized?

While Rhode Island leaders say they want to legalize recreational marijuana and reap the revenue-generating benefits – particularly with neighboring states already taking those...

Senate committee approves amended cannabis legislation

PROVIDENCE – The Senate Committee on the Judiciary voted in favor of passing amended legislation that would legalize, tax, and regulate cannabis in the...

McKee taking ‘wait and see’ approach on cannabis legislation

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee said he is adopting a “wait and see” approach regarding recreational marijuana legislation that is sitting at a...

McKee: Legal marijuana a ‘small-business opportunity’

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Daniel J. McKee says he sees the legalization of recreational marijuana as a "small-business opportunity," and he is signaling that his...
BUDGET TALK: Rep. Marvin L. Abney, D-Newport, chairman of the House Finance Committee, speaks during discussions before a full House vote last month on the $12.75 billion 2020-2021 state budget. House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi has said Abney will continue as finance chairman in the 2021 session. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Pandemic, progressives, new House leadership could put twist on contentious issues

The 2021 legislative session is shaping up to be another severe departure from the norm, with a temporary change of venue for both chambers,...

Attleboro approves special permit for city’s first marijuana dispensary

ATTLEBORO – The city’s planning board approved its first special permit to a marijuana dispensary, on Forest Street, WLNE-TV ABC 6 reported Feb. 24. The...
HOUSE SPEAKER NICHOLAS A. MATTIELLO, pictured during a legislative session in 2019, and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio answered questions at the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce's annual legislative luncheon on Wednesday. / AP FILE PHOTO/CHARLES KRUPA

Mattiello: Perennial deficit ‘not an appropriate way to run a government’

PROVIDENCE – House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello told business leaders Wednesday that he doesn’t object to many of the economic and educational initiatives contained...
DOWN TO BUSINESS: The House Committee on Finance’s Subcommittee on Human Services holds a meeting at the Statehouse in December to get an update on overspending at the R.I. Department of Children, Youth and Families, and the R.I. Office of Veterans Services. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Budget deficit, lottery contract, minimum wage among controversial issues facing General...

As Rhode Island lawmakers return for the 2020 legislative session on Jan. 7, some of the most pressing questions they’re expected to face this...

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