Legislature will continue studying marijuana regulation in 2016

October 10, 2016

The House did not have enough votes to end marijuana prohibition in 2016. The Legislature adjourned in early May, but the House and Senate did agree to have a committee continue studying the issue this summer and fall. We will be publishing a detailed voter guide this summer so Vermonters will know where candidates on their ballot stand on marijuana policy. Stay tuned!

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New grassroots coordinators begin working to strengthen our coalition!

September 02, 2016

We are pleased to announce the addition of two grassroots coordinators to our team. Burlington resident Matthew Tolley¬†([email protected]) will serve as northern Vermont grassroots coordinator, and Grafton resident Ed Bank ([email protected]) will serve in the same role for southern Vermont. You can check out their bios here. Matthew and Ed will be working hard in the coming weeks and months to expand our coalition and maintain a presence at events all over the state. They would…

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Where do candidates stand? Check out MPP's Vermont voter guide!

July 10, 2016

The Marijuana Policy Project has published a very detailed voter guide to inform voters about candidates' positions on legalization, regulation, and home cultivation. After you read the voter guide, here are five ways you can help the Vermont Coalition to Regulate Marijuana this summer.

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Yet another Vermont Senate committee votes to end marijuana prohibition

February 23, 2016

Contact your legislators today! Today, the Vermont Senate Appropriations Committee voted 4-3 to approve S. 241, a bill that would end marijuana prohibition for adults and create a regulated and taxed system for marijuana production and sale. The bill has already been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Finance Committee. Next, S. 241 will move to the Senate floor for a vote by the full Senate, which will probably happen later this week. If it passes there, it will go to the…

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AG Bill Sorrell joins two former AGs in endorsing S. 241

February 20, 2016

On Thursday, February 18, Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell sent a strongly-worded letter to the General Assembly calling for them to end marijuana prohibition and pass S. 241. The letter was co-signed by former Attorneys General Jerome Diamond and Kimberly Cheney. Here's how the letter concludes.

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