The post Vermont Just Legalized Weed appeared first on High Times. As of January 22, Governor Phil Scott signed the legalization bill into law. This historic measure has officially made Vermont the ninth state in the nation to have legalized cannabis for both medical and recreational purposes. Starting July 1, adults living in Vermont will be permitted to possess up to one … [Read more...] about Vermont Just Legalized Weed
Phillip Smith | June 28, 2017 In states where marijuana has been legalized, traffic stops resulting in searches by state police are down dramatically, according to a new analysis from the Marshall Project and the Center for Investigative Reporting. With marijuana possession being legal, police in legal states can no longer assume criminal activity merely because of the … [Read more...] about Marijuana Legalization Dramatically Cuts Traffic Stop Searches
Published: Jun 21, 2017, 10:37 am • Updated: Jun 21, 2017, 10:37 am By The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — The fate of a bill that would make Vermont the ninth state in the country to legalize the recreational use of marijuana is uncertain as lawmakers consider whether to approve a revised proposal after their first effort was vetoed by the governor. Proponents have … [Read more...] about Vermont marijuana legalization rests in hands of House Republicans
Marijuana Policy Project | May 2, 2017 CONCORD, NH — The New Hampshire Senate Judiciary Committee approved an amended version of House Bill 640 on Tuesday (3-2), bringing New Hampshire another step closer to becoming the final state in New England to decriminalize marijuana possession. The bill will now be considered by the full Senate and is expected to receive a vote on … [Read more...] about Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Advances in New Hampshire Senate
In the legislative debate over the full legalization of marijuana, both sides believe it is essential to consider Connecticut’s children. Opponents of commercial farming and sales say that if Connecticut joins the states with full legalization, use of the substance by teens is sure to increase. Supporters of recreational use for residents 21 and older say that teenagers and … [Read more...] about Marijuana: Which Side Are You On?