Tag Archives: Dean Whitlock

Letter
August 24, 2016

Legalization: still more questions than answers

Dear Editor,

With state and national elections looming, marijuana legalization has taken somewhat of a back seat to the issues of war, terrorism, the shaky economy (Vermont’s and the country’s), huge deficits (ditto), the Brexit, the Zika virus, opiate addiction … the list…

Letter
April 7, 2016

Marijuana legalization is not a “bold” or “courageous” move

By Dean Whitlock

Governor Shumlin has been parroting the Marijuana Policy Project’s emotionally charged polemics about prohibition, about being first, doing it right, having the courage. Let’s take a closer, calmer look.

Prohibition of alcohol failed politically because we cut off the country cold turkey,…