A new bill sponsored by a state representative from Hampshire County calls for the legalization of marijuana.

Amherst State Representative Ellen Story is the lead sponsor of the bill, which would legalize marijuana and tax it to generate revenue for our cash-strapped state. The law would be regulated and taxed like alcohol.

READ MORE: The Marijuana Bill
22 News, WWLP, Chicopee, MA, Feb. 27, 2011