drug enforcement agency http://wamc.org en Vermont Governor: Protect Medical Marijuana Sites http://wamc.org/post/vermont-governor-protect-medical-marijuana-sites <p></p><p></p><p>Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin says he supports an effort in Congress to block the federal government from cracking down on state-sanctioned medical marijuana dispensaries. Sat, 14 Jun 2014 17:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 92595 at http://wamc.org Vermont Governor: Protect Medical Marijuana Sites Blueprint Report Addresses NY Drug Policy http://wamc.org/post/blueprint-report-addresses-ny-drug-policy <p>A new report offers recommendations that its authors believe could make New York a national model by shifting drug policy from a criminalization-based to a public health-based approach.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 16:10:32 +0000 Dave Lucas 62999 at http://wamc.org Blueprint Report Addresses NY Drug Policy Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente http://wamc.org/post/oneida-county-executive-anthony-picente <p>Last week, Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente, asked the County Board of Legislators to adopt a countywide ban on the compounds used in a new breed of drugs commonly known as &quot;bath salts.&quot;&nbsp;&nbsp; The move comes as law makers and law enforcement &ndash; on the local, state and federal level - struggle to find ways to fight the rapid rise of synthetic drugs. Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente spoke with WAMC&#39;s Ray Graf.</p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 16:10:00 +0000 Ray Graf 44298 at http://wamc.org