Vermont Lawmakers File Legislation to Prohibit Alcohol Possession and Sales

Vermont Representatives Chris Pearson (P-Burlington) and Jean O’Sullivan (D-Burlington) have filed legislation to prohibit thenoalcohol “possession, cultivation, distribution and sale” of alcoholic beverage.

The proposal, House Bill 502, would establish criminal and civil penalties for the possession, manufacturing or distribution of alcohol, with penalties being identical to those of cannabis. Medical use of alcohol would be allowed, to put it in line with the fact that the medical use of cannabis is allowed.

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