The University of Vermont has been ranked No. 1 for widespread use of marijuana, according to the annual Princeton Review published this month, despite marijuana consumption being in violation of university regulations.
In the last episode of our three-part interview, Vergennes Chief of Police George Merkel explores the consequences that policy proposals like marijuana commercialization and safe injection sites are likely to have on local law enforcement overwhelmed with the opioid addiction and crime crisis.
The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (AAFM) will hold its first public hearings in Brandon today and in Newport tomorrow to discuss the rulemaking process for the state’s hemp program.
In this Statehouse Headliners, the House passes Senate bills to monitor chemical safety, ban ‘greenhouse gas’ refrigerants and spray foam products.
In the first episode of this engaging new video series by True North Reports, host Charlie Papillo visits Rozzi’s Lakeshore Tavern in Colchester to shoot pool and discuss marijuana legalization with Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman and former Vermont Superior Court Judge Ben Joseph.
Five Central Vermont teens killed in a fiery two-vehicle crash on Interstate 89 in Williston 2 years ago died from blunt force trauma, the state’s deputy chief medical examiner told a Vermont Superior Court jury Wednesday.
With only weeks left in the legislative session, S.54, the marijuana bill, is becoming a “Christmas tree” of additions and changes.
The House Government Operations Committee Thursday night amended and approved S.54. The new version increases six-fold the permitted amount of THC in marijuana products, and does not allow towns to prohibit marijuana cultivation and production.
As the the Vermont Legislature wrestles with the highway safety implications of marijuana “tax and regulate” legalization, a new study reports that in tax-and-regulate Washington state, one in seven drivers with kids in their cars test positive for marijuana.
The latest version of the marijuana bill may encourage current illegal growers to seek licenses; put towns in ‘opt-out’ status, not ‘opt-in’; allow sale of high-concentration edibles; and permit roadside blood drawing.
The professional press corps hasn’t informed Vermonters about the realities of the Colorado experiment with tax and regulate marijuana. However, they were able to report that a physician and former governor is happy to lend his name to the marijuana industry.