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NEW POT BILL TARGETED FOR MONDAY, CUSACK AIMING TO "GET THIS RIGHT" [+VIDEO]

By Colin A. Young

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

BOSTON, JUNE 16, 2017.....After tepid support and a procedural snafu forced House leadership to pull the rewrite of the marijuana legalization law from consideration this week, the Marijuana Policy Committee is planning to release a redrafted version of the legislation Monday with debate expected in the House on Wednesday, according to the House committee chair.

Rep. Mark Cusack told the News Service he and his staff have been working around the clock to rectify issues with the bill (H 3751) the committee released Wednesday and that the committee has scheduled an executive session for noon on Monday to vote on a new bill.


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