Josh Miller found this as an indication that his time had finally arrived, when Massachusetts voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure in November to legalize recreational marijuana.

The Rhode Island state senator has a standing among colleagues as a cannabis crusader — a battle that, to date, he’s lost. For the past three years, Miller introduced legislation to legalize recreational marijuana, and for the past three years, his efforts have died in committee hearing rooms.

Now, however, in a turn-around, some of Miller’s colleagues are indicating an interest in legalized marijuana — and raking in the tax dollars which come with it.

 

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