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:
Instead of subsidizing gangs and cartels with a failed prohibition policy, we believe Vermont should focus on reducing the harms associated with marijuana and other drug use through prevention, education, treatment, and smart enforcement strategies. We strongly believe that these goals can best be achieved through regulation, not prohibition. Accordingly, we call on the Legislature to pass S.241.
Here's the story at VTDigger.