Delaware: Marijuana task force to tackle safety, local control today

How would a legalized marijuana industry in Delaware function?

A 25-member task force charged with answering that question will roll up its sleeves Wednesday and begin discussing some of the more pressing issues around that question.

The Adult Use Cannabis Task Force will hold its second meeting at 10 a.m. in Legislative Hall in Dover.

Today's agenda is expected to cover both consumer safety measures and the ability of towns to exert their own control and authority over marijuana sales and possession.

Six people are slated to give presentations during the two-hour session. They include representatives from the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, the state Division of Public Health, the Delaware Pharmacist Society, the state Department of Safety and Homeland Security and members of the Delaware Cannabis Advocacy Network from Kent and Sussex counties.

Today's hearing is one of five the task force is expected to hold by the end of the

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