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The Vermont House Judiciary Committee has voted 6 to 5 to gut Senate legislation that would legalize marijuana and instead presented a new bill for consideration.

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The Vermont Senate has passed and moved to the House legislation that would legalize possession of small amounts of marijuana for recreational use.  The House Judiciary and Government Operations committees will take public testimony on the bill later this week.

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The Vermont Senate has given final passage to a bill to legalize possession of up to one ounce of marijuana by residents of the state.

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The Vermont Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill to legalize possession of up to an ounce of marijuana by adults in the state.

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A bill to legalize possession of up to an ounce of marijuana by adults in Vermont has cleared its third and last Senate committee and is expected to be up for debate on the Senate floor this week. If it passes, the bill’s fate is uncertain in the House.

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In anticipation of the possible legalization of marijuana, Vermont police dogs are no longer trained to recognize the drug's smell.

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The Vermont Senate Judiciary Committee recently voted to approve a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state. The idea is so controversial that even members of the same party are divided over the issue.

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Vermont legalized medical marijuana in 2004.  Now, some legislative committees are taking testimony on the controversial idea of legalizing recreational marijuana.  But there is considerable doubt whether the Legislature will actually approve a bill this session. 

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A small but growing number of patients have been receiving medical marijuana since New York recently launched one of the strictest programs in the country.

State police say a 22-year-old upstate New York man picked the wrong parking spot to smoke marijuana.

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