A task force studying issues surrounding marijuana legalization in Delaware is set to issue its final report.
Members of the panel, which was established after a legalization bill stalled in the General Assembly last year, were scheduled to vote Wednesday on a final report summarizing their findings and recommendations.
Rep. Helene Keeley, a Wilmington Democrat who is co-chair of the task force and chief sponsor of the stalled legalization bill, said the bill would be amended to address some of the concerns raised during task-force meetings. The panel has discussed a variety of issues, including law-enforcement concerns, taxation and banking, consumer safety, and local authority and control.
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Advocates argue that legalization will eliminate the stigma associated with marijuana use, decrease criminal activity and raise revenue for the state.