The push to legalize recreational marijuana in Rhode Island hit a snag when a state commission delayed until next year issuing a recommendation that could have advanced the adult-use issue. The commission – a group of medical marijuana patients, clinicians and law enforcement officials that was formed in June – won’t release a recommendation on whether to legalize recreational cannabis in the state until 2019, Providence TV station WPRI reported. Here’s what you need to know: The commission, which has met four times since October, was expected to release its findings to lawmakers March 1. A spokesman for the House speaker said that even though the commission delayed making a recommendation, adult-use legalization isn’t officially dead for the year. Legislation could still theoretically be passed this year, he told WPRI. There are bills in both the state House and Senate to extend the panel’s work. In January, the governor made a push to expand Rhode Island’s medical marijuana program for 2019.