Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy Welcomes US Marijuana Decision

Supporters of marijuana legalization say the Justice Department's action could set the stage for more states to legalize pot.

VERMONT: Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says he welcomes a decision by the Justice Department not to sue to stop the states of Colorado and Washington from allowing the recreational use of marijuana.

Cannabis Care: Can NH patients get medical marijuana in other states? Not really

Heading west instead of east won’t help: While Vermont’s medical marijuana law allows certificates from New Hampshire doctors, it is limited to Vermont residents only.

NEW HAMPSHIRE: While New Hampshire patients wait for marijuana dispensaries to be established in this state, a process that may take years, it’s easy to wonder whether they could just drive over the border and get their doctor’s order filled at dispensaries already up and running in neighboring states.

Vermont Decriminalizes Marijuana Starting Monday

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VERMONT: As of Monday, Vermont will be the 17th state to decriminalize marijuana possession. A bill passed earlier this year goes into effect then. The measure, House Bill 200, was sponsored by Rep. Christopher Pearson (P-Burlington), with a tripartisan group of 38 cosponsors. It ends criminal penalties for the possession of up to an ounce of Read the full article…

Vermont: First Two Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Open; Third One Planned

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VERMONT: State-licensed medicinal cannabis facility Champlain Valley Dispensary officially opened for business in Burlington on Monday, just a few days after Vermont Patients Alliance opened in Montpelier, reports Sam Hemingway at the Burlington Free Press.