"For example, most of us who've looked at this don't have a clue whether there's enough money from that tax rate to actually pay for setting up the agency, for doing the licensing, for doing the enforcement and there also have to be considerations for public safety and for public health", Rosenberg said. "Luckily, we are in a position where we can learn from the experiences of other states to implement the most responsible recreational marijuana law in the country". "This short delay will allow the necessary time for the Legislature to work with stakeholders on improving the new law".
"Our goal has always been to make sure that the intent of the voters is carried out", said House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo in a statement. About 1.5 million people voted against it.
Rosenberg said there were no objections to the proposed delay among lawmakers. "The voters have spoken and it is incumbent on legislators to carry out their will. MA was the first state in the nation to impose criminal penalties on marijuana - doing so in 1914".
Cuba proposes to use rum to pay back Czech debt
However, the residents of Prague claim that at least a part of Cuba's debt should be returned in cash. If the offer is accepted, the central European nation would have rum reserves to last over a century.
Legalization advocates learned of the legislation only on Tuesday night, said Jim Borghesani, who ran the campaign to legalize marijuana in MA.
Voters approved a ballot measure November 8 that would allow marijuana to be sold legally in MA, following in the footsteps of Colorado, Oregon and Washington.
The ballot measure established firm deadlines for the state to appoint the Cannabis Control Commission, draft and approve regulations, vet applicants and issue licenses for retail sales and cultivation, and to establish seed-to-sale tracking systems.
Fed raises interest by 0.25 points
Stocks moved firmly higher on Thursday after a knee-jerk selloff late Wednesday tied to the Federal Reserve's rate hike outlook. On Thursday, the dollar was trading above 117 yen, having topped the 117 level overnight for the first time in 10 months.
The Vikings, who started the season 5-0, are on a run of seven losses in nine games as they have been decimated by injuries. I don't feel the Packers have to pile up points to win a shootout because Minnesota has trouble scoring (25th).
With just 23 days left in the year, Taylor Swift has released her first material as a vocalist of 2016. The former One Direction member, Zayn, released his studio album, " Mind of Mine ", earlier this year.
The company said state "incentives" from IN were an "important consideration" to its decision to stay put. November 29: Carrier says it has reached agreement with Trump to keep almost 1,000 jobs in Indianapolis.
He reached his boiling point after Lions running back Zach Zenner scored on a 5-yard run midway through the second quarter. Both Prescott and rookie rusher Ezekiel Elliott have greatly benefited from Dallas's stout offensive line.
As the title says, stickers are now available in Instagram Stories , and they can be added to both photos and videos. Instagram's latest update includes even more features seemingly borrowed from Snapchat, if you can believe it.
Plus, the S.F. defense couldn't get off the field, allowing the NY offense to convert 9-of-19 third- and fourth-down conversions. Hyde finished the first half with seven carries for 141 rushing yards against one of the league's top rushing defenses.
Jennifer Lawrence, Robin Wright, and Meryl Streep are just a few of the women who have spoken out about the pay gap in Hollywood. We caught up with the " Shameless " star Monday at The Grove where we ask him about Emmy's contract dispute demanding equal pay.
We have to admit that Prince Harry seems pretty loved up with the actress, who vacationed in the Kensington Palace in November. The prince reportedly visited her on the set of the show over the weekend before returning to England for a charity event.
The Minister said that internationally, the hydrocarbon sector is witnessing unprecedented technological developments. The Prime Minister said growth was expected in various sectors including manufacturing, transport and civil aviation.
Green has missed the last four games due to a hamstring injury, and said he hopes to play Saturday against the Houston Texans. Added Savage: "The first half I was just missing some people, missing some reads here and there, and that's unacceptable".
Don't let people who have been drinking get behind the wheel - take their keys and arrange a safe way for them to get home. Data shows the decision to drive while impaired can have serious and sometimes deadly consequences.
South Korea fines Qualcomm $865M
The Seoul decision might also bring down the costs for mobile phone makers that source Qualcomm chips. This move could affect Qualcomm's dealings with Apple, Huawei, Samsung, and Intel.
Vikings plane skids off taxiway
Paul International Airport at 4:26 p.m. and arrived at Appleton International Airport at 5:09 p.m., according to FlightAware.com. National Football League teams stay in Appleton when playing the Packers, and bus to Green Bay on the day of the game.
Released Chibok Girls Go Home For Christmas
The report did not include any more information, but said that the girls were en route Abuja to be presented to the president. This is just as rumours that the girls were a new set of rescued Chibok schoolgirls went viral on the media.
Pochettino wants Spurs to step on the gas
Burnley striker Ashley Barnes opened the scoring from close range and against the run of play after 21 minutes. Dele Alli responded just six minutes later before Danny Rose found the back of the net with a powerful effort.
Trump incapable of leading a superpower - Chinese media
As they turned away, the Chinese did come up on the radio and indicated they were returning to their own operations. The incident occurred about 50 nautical miles from Subic Bay, a major Philippine port and former US military base.
Louisville suspends assistant after Wake Forest probe
It should have been rejected and officials at Wake Forest should have been alerted to the inappropriate action taken by Mr. Although no one from Louisville sought the information, once it was provided, we did not do what should have been done.
China's TCL to Make, Sell BlackBerry-Branded Phones
Under the agreement, BlackBerry will license its security software and services to TCL who will integrate them into new handsets. The company is called TCL and many of you probably have already heard of it since it's the same that own the Alcatel brand.
Arctic front blows in cold weather
The high pressure center driving this cold is transient, and it will slide east across the state on Friday. From about 3 AM through 9 AM Saturday morning will be when we could see sleet or freezing rain.
Sky agrees takeover bid by media tycoon Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has reached an agreement to take over broadcaster Sky for £11.7 billion (€14 billion). Although News Corp . and Fox are separate entities, the Murdoch family controls both with 39% of the voting shares.
Snow Sunday, with 4 to 8 inches possible
Plus, winds of 20 to 40 miles per hour with gusts to 60 miles per hour in the higher terrain are possible along with the storm. Although the computer models vary in snow totals, they agree: Grand Rapids will get several inches of snow into Monday .
Rosberg: Abu Dhabi was my toughest race
According to Wolff, Mercedes will "look at the overall situation and say 'what does it mean?' Everything is possible". However, a spokesman for the team made it clear there would be no knee-jerk reaction.