Vermont appears poised to become the next state to legalize marijuana. And, according to top elected officials, it is likely to do so within a matter of weeks.
Last week the Vermont Senate approved a bill that would legalize marijuana for recreational use in that state, authorizing the licensing and regulation of commercial producers and retailers.
Legal marijuana is coming to Vermont this year — at least, if Gov. Peter Shumlin has anything to say about it.
As more states allow for the use of medical marijuana, the University of Vermont is offering a course in the science of the drug — and the professors say they are challenged by a lack of research on what has long been a taboo topic.
CANNABIS CULTURE – Now that Justin Trudeau and the Liberals are set to legalize cannabis nationally in Canada, those of us south of your border are feeling a twinge of jealousy.
Unless you live in the South, recreational weed is coming to a state near you
CANNABIS CULTURE - President Obama is taking a pretty much laissez-faire approach to legalization experiments in the states.
With marijuana legalization efforts complete in Colorado and Washington, advocacy organizations and lawmakers are looking to Vermont as one of the next major battlegrounds in the fight.
A Vermont farming group is cheering a Department of Justice memorandum that it says could clear the way for the worry-free cultivation of hemp by the 2014 growing season.
Some Vermont farmers want to plant hemp now that the state has a law setting up rules to grow the plant, a cousin of marijuana that’s more suitable for making sandals than getting high.