Vermont House Blocks Marijuana Legalization Compromise Bill

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Vermont House Blocks Marijuana Legalization Compromise Bill | NORML

MONTPELIER, VT: Members of the House voted Wednesday to block a marijuana legalization compromise bill, H. 511, from further consideration this legislative session. The vote came after Senate members approved the bill, which eliminated civil and criminal penalties for the private possession and cultivation of small quantities of marijuana. Republican Gov. Phil Scott — who […]

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Maine Lawmakers Pass Bill to Implement Marijuana Legalization Initiative

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Maine Lawmakers Pass Bill to Implement Marijuana Legalization Initiative | Marijuana Policy Project

AUGUSTA, ME — The Maine Legislature has passed a bill to fund the implementation of the successful 2016 marijuana legalization initiative and change the agency that will regulate marijuana for adult use. The Senate on Thursday passed LD 243 unanimously “under the hammer,” without debate or a roll call vote, sending it to Gov. Paul […]

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Vermont Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization, Offers ‘Path Forward’

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Vermont Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization, Offers ‘Path Forward’ | Marijuana Policy Project

MONTPELIER, VT — Gov. Phil Scott announced Wednesday he is vetoing a bill that would have made marijuana legal for adults in Vermont, but offered a “path forward” for passing it later this year. He specified a handful of changes that would need to be made for him to support the measure and said he […]

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Vermont Governor has Until Wednesday to Sign Marijuana Legalization Bill

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Vermont Governor has Until Wednesday to Sign Marijuana Legalization Bill | TJ Baker

MONTPELIER, VT — Nearly two weeks after passing both chambers of the state legislature, Vermont’s marijuana legalization bill landed on the desk of Governor Phil Scott on Thursday, and the clock is now ticking for the Governor to take action. Under Vermont state law, the Governor has five legislative days to review the measure and […]

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Vermont House Passes Marijuana Legalization Bill

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Vermont House Passes Marijuana Legalization Bill | Marijuana Policy Project

MONTPELIER, VT — The Vermont House of Representatives approved a bill 74-68 on its second reading Tuesday evening that would make personal possession and cultivation of small amounts of marijuana legal for adults 21 and older. If the bipartisan measure is approved at a third reading, which is expected later this week, it will advance […]

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Illinois Marijuana Legalization Hearings Coming to Chicago Next Week

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Illinois Marijuana Legalization Hearings Coming to Chicago Next Week | Marijuana Policy Project

CHICAGO, IL — Sponsors of a proposal to regulate and tax marijuana for adult use in Illinois announced Wednesday that lawmakers will hold the first hearing on the bill next week in Chicago. The Senate and House Appropriations committees will hold a joint hearing on SB 316 and HB 2353 on Wednesday, April 19, in […]

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Vermont Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances; New Poll Shows Strong Public Support

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Vermont Marijuana Legalization Bill Advances; New Poll Shows Strong Public Support | Marijuana Policy Project

MONTPELIER, VT — The Vermont House Judiciary Committee approved a bill 8-3 Wednesday that would make personal possession and cultivation of small amounts of marijuana legal for adults 21 and older. “Today’s vote shows just how far this issue has advanced in just this past year,” said Matt Simon, New England political director for the Marijuana Policy […]

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The Challenge of Marijuana Legalization in the Trump Era

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The Challenge of Marijuana Legalization in the Trump Era | Terry Franklin

Senator Sessions is now the US Attorney General. Activists against Prohibition wait nervously to see what the new Administration will do…. There have been uncertain signals over the past few months from President Trump and a number of his advisers — everything from harsh rhetoric to States’ Rights Libertarianism. Specific policies may come soon. As we […]

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New Hampshire Marijuana Legalization Bill to Receive Hearing Wednesday

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New Hampshire Marijuana Legalization Bill to Receive Hearing Wednesday | Scott Gacek

CONCORD, NH — Lawmakers in the New Hampshire House will hold a hearing on a Republican-backed bill to legalize, tax and regulate marijuana for adults 21 and older on Wednesday. The bill, House Bill 656, is sponsored by Reps. Glen Aldrich, Caleb Dyer, Brandon Phinney, and Nick Zaricki, all Republicans.  The proposal is not related […]

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New Hampshire Marijuana Legalization Study Commission Proposed

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New Hampshire Marijuana Legalization Study Commission Proposed | Scott Gacek

CONCORD, NH — A bi-partisan group of lawmakers in New Hampshire has filed a bill that would create a commission to study the legalization, taxation and regulation of marijuana in the Granite State. House Bill 215 is sponsored in the House by Reps. Robert Cushing (D) and John O’Connor (R), and in the Senate by Sens. Dan […]

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