fails http://wamc.org en Bid to Pass Marijuana Decriminalization Fails in VT http://wamc.org/post/bid-pass-marijuana-decriminalization-fails-vt <p>Backers of marijuana&nbsp;decriminalization have failed in their effort to bring the measure to the full Vermont House for a vote.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports&hellip;</p><p>The measure had been held up in the House Judiciary Committee, with House Speaker Shap Smith opposed to it.</p><p>On Tuesday, Representative Oliver Olsen, a Jamaica Republican, called for a vote in the House to pull the bill out of committee and bring it to the floor for debate. That motion failed on a vote of 119 to 21.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 11:46:21 +0000 Pat Bradley 37561 at http://wamc.org Bid to Pass Marijuana Decriminalization Fails in VT