Massachusetts voted in 2016 to legalize adult recreational use. New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are expected to do the same this year. At that point, it’s foolish to think a state, particularly one as small as Rhode Island, can enforce marijuana prohibition when it’s a legal product a short drive away. It makes more sense, Raimondo said, for the state to come up with its own system to tax and regulate pot.
Source: latimes.com – Los Angeles Times