In the poll below, we ask, "Do you think the ACLU and medical marijuana advocates should take Gov. Chafee to court for pulling the plug on the state's licensing program this week?"
Medical marijuana program advocates are firing back after Gov. Lincoln Chafee on Thursday decided to pull the plug on the state's licensing program when he argued that the state's medical marijuana program could not proceed "under current law."
"We're going to take him to court," Dr. Seth Bock said on Friday. Bock owns the Newport Acupuncture and Wellness Spa in Middletown and planned to open a non-profit medical marijuana center in Portsmouth.
Steven Brown, executive director of the Rhode Island American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), said on Friday that medical marijuana dvocates are in the "preliminary stages" of filing a lawsuit.