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Jan 10, 2018

Vermont Senate Passes Bill to Make Marijuana Legal for Adults; Gov. Phil Scott Has Pledged to Sign

A bill that would make marijuana legal for adults in Vermont received final approval from the Vermont Senate and will soon make its way to the desk of Gov. Phil Scott.

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Jan 09, 2018

New Hampshire House Approves Marijuana Legalization Bill; Referred to Ways & Means Committee

The New Hampshire House of Representatives approved a bill to make marijuana legal for adults by a vote of 207-139.

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Jan 04, 2018

Vermont House Passes Bill to Make Marijuana Legal for Adults; Senate Expected to Concur

A Senate-approved bill that would make marijuana legal for adults in Vermont was passed by the Vermont House of Representatives with minor amendments.

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Jan 04, 2018

Attorney General Rescinds Department of Justice Policy Regarding Federal Marijuana Enforcement

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded the Department of Justice policy that directed federal law enforcement not to target individuals or businesses that are in compliance with state law.

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"Marijuana in its natural form is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man. By any measure of rational analysis marijuana can be safely used within a supervised routine of medical care. ... It would be unreasonable, arbitrary and capricious for DEA to continue to stand between those sufferers and the benefits of this substance in light of the evidence in this record."
DEA Chief Administrative Law Judge Francis L. Young, Ruling in the matter of Marijuana Rescheduling Petition, September 6, 1988