Marijuana Decriminalization Outgoing Governor Plans Pot Pardons By Pat Bradley • Dec 8, 2016 US Fish and Wildlife Service/Wikimedia Commons Public Domain In the closing days of his administration, Governor Peter Shumlin is inviting Vermonters to apply for pardons if they were convicted of possessing up to an ounce of marijuana. Vermont Senate Committee Holds Hearing On Legalizing Pot By Pat Bradley • Nov 3, 2015 US Fish and Wildlife Service/Wikimedia Commons Public Domain The Vermont Senate Committee on Government Operations took testimony today on possible legalization of recreational marijuana. NH Senate Refuses To Consider Marijuana Bill By Pat Bradley • Apr 17, 2014 Wikipedia Commons New Hampshire's Senate has refused to consider a House bill that would have decriminalized possession of up to an ounce of marijuana. NH House Votes To Decriminalize Marijuana By Pat Bradley • Jan 15, 2014 wikipedia commons New Hampshire's House has given preliminary approval to a bill that would legalize up to 1 ounce of marijuana for recreational use for anyone age 21 and older. Vermont Pot Bill Heads to Governor's Desk By Pat Bradley • May 13, 2013 US Fish and Wildlife Service/Wikimedia Commons Public Domain Decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana and hashish has cleared its last Vermont legislative hurdle. Vermont House Backs Marijuana Decriminalization By Pat Bradley • Apr 12, 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Wikimedia Commons Public Domain The Vermont House has advanced a bill that would change the offense of possessing up to an ounce of marijuana from a misdemeanor crime to a civil offense similar to a speeding violation. Vermont Lawmakers Weigh Pot Decriminalization By Pat Bradley • Apr 3, 2013 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Wikimedia Commons Public Domain A Vermont House committee is taking testimony on a proposal to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.