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Speaker Robert DeLeo: Marijuana Revenue Could Pay for New Opioid Addiction Fund

House Speaker Robert DeLeo, D-Winthrop, said Tuesday that he will be looking for additional revenues from the marijuana industry to not only pay for the costs generated by the industry itself but also for a new fund to address substance abuse recovery.

“We have a rare opportunity to deploy a new tactic to fight what has become the fastest growing killer of young adults and other Massachusetts residents,” DeLeo said in a speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, according to a copy of his prepared remarks. “Aided by the state proceeds of marijuana, we will create the Substance Addiction Fund dedicated to addiction and recovery efforts.”

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