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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.

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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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The Shumlin administration is preparing to launch a study of what marijuana legalization might look like in Vermont.

MA Lawmakers Plan Hearing on Pot Question

Apr 10, 2012

Massachusetts lawmakers are planning to hold a hearing on a ballot question that would legalize the medical use of marijuana. WAMCs Tristan ONeill reports... The ballot question would allow patients with debilitating medical conditions such as cancer, AIDS and multiple sclerosis to get permission from their doctors to use marijuana. The plan also calls for the state to register up to 35 nonprofit medical treatment centers around the state to distribute the marijuana. Attorney General Martha...