The governor, a staunch opponent of legalization, also said Friday he won’t veto the bill that created a regulated marijuana retail market.
No different from having an unopened six-pack of beer in the car.
Carney won’t sign the bills into law, or use his veto pen as he did last year with the legalization-only measure.
His deadline for signing or vetoing was Saturday at midnight for the legalization-only bill, and Wednesday night for the regulatory bill.
“As I’ve consistently said, I believe the legalization of recreational marijuana is not a step forward,’’ Carney’s statement said.
“I support both medical marijuana and Delaware’s decriminalization law because no one should go to jail for possessing a personal-use quantity of marijuana.
And I understand there are those who share my views who will be disappointed in my decision not to veto this legislation. »