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Vermont: House Blocks Marijuana Depenalization Bill From Further Consideration

Members of the Vermont House of Representatives decided late last night to block a marijuana depenalization measure, H. 511, from further consideration this legislative session. The vote came after Senate members approved the bill, which eliminated civil and criminal penalties for the private possession and cultivation of small quantities of marijuana. Republican Gov. Phil Scott … Continue reading »

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Rhode Island: Senate Committee Holds Marijuana Legalization Measure For Further Study

A coalition of Rhode Island lawmakers, including a majority of members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, have introduced legislation, Senate Bill 2420, to permit the personal cultivation and commercial retail sale of marijuana. Senate Bill 2420, also known as The Marijuana Regulation, Control and Taxation Act, would regulate the commercial production and retail sale of … Continue reading »

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Rhode Island: Measure to Expand Safe Access to Medical Marijuana Held For Further Study

Legislation was pending, H 7808, to double the number of state licensed medical marijuana dispensaries from three to six. Doing so would have increased safe access facilities for Rhode Island’s estimated 12,000 state-qualified medical marijuana patients. While state law permits for the home cultivation of cannabis, many patients are too ill to grow their own … Continue reading »

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