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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 the “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 …

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Companion Bills to Legalize Cannabis to be Filed this Week in Vermont

Legislation to legalize the recreational use and distribution of cannabis will be introduced tomorrow in Vermont’s Senate by Senator David Zuckerman. A companion bill will be filed in the House of Representatives later in the week by Representative Chris Pearson. Both bills would legalize the possession of up to an ounce of cannabis, and would …

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