SB442 veto draws ire of local politicians
Governor vetoes marijuana bill that had broad bipartisan support
Last updated 5/9/2023 at 2:32pm
Gov. Greg Gianforte vetoed Senate Bill 442, a proposal on how to use marijuana tax revenues, last week despite broad bipartisan support, drawing criticism from local legislators and government officials along with a range of constituency groups.
SB442 would have divided tax revenues levied on recreational marijuana sales between the state’s general fund; county road construction and maintenance; conservation and recreation programs; addiction treatment, and veterans services and received support from the majority of legislative Democrats and Republicans.
Two competing bills would have a...