Tag Archives: Black Market

Op - Ed
February 11, 2016

Patrick Kennedy: Say “No” to marijuana legalization

The epidemic of drug addiction and overdoses gripping Vermont, and our country at large, cries out for reform. We must change the perception that jail is an effective treatment for the disease of drug addiction, and give mental health issues the attention and funding they…

State News
February 8, 2016

Gov. Shumlin drafts cautious but deliberate path to legalization

In a statement issued Tuesday, Jan. 26, Gov. Peter Shumlin and Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Richard Sears (D-Bennington) detailed legislation to cautiously and deliberately legalize marijuana in Vermont. The move comes after the governor announced in his State of the State Address that…