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Vermont House Committee Approves Bill to Legalize Cannabis Possession, Home Cultivation

The Vermont House Ways and Means Committee approved Senate Bill 241 today with a 6 to 3 vote after amending it to allow adults in Vermont to possess small amounts of cannabis, as well as grow it for personal use. The bill – which was approved by the Senate in February as a full legalization …

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Cannabis Decrim Bill Passed by New Hampshire’s Full House of Representatives

New Hampshire’s full House of Representatives – in a voice vote Thursday evening – approved a bill that would remove criminal penalties for the possession of small amounts of cannabis. Under the proposed law – House Bill 1631 – the possession of up to a half an ounce of cannabis would become a civil violation …

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Third Senate Committee in Vermont Passes Bill to Legalize Cannabis

The Vermont Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bill today that would end cannabis prohibition in the state and regulate the plant for adult use. The measure has already been approved by two Senate committee, and is expected to receive a full Senate vote soon. “The Senate has worked diligently and deliberately on this legislation,” said …

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New Poll Finds 57% of Vermont Voters Support Legalizing Cannabis for Recreational Purposes

A new poll conducted by the Castleton Polling Institute has found that a strong majority of voters in Vermont favor the legalization of recreational cannabis for adults. According to results of the survey, 57.2% of Vermont voters support legalizing cannabis, with just 34.3% opposed; the remaining 8.5% are currently undecided. “People are fed up with …

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