Tag Archives: recreational

Local News
January 24, 2018

Scott signs bill legalizing marijuana in Vermont

By Mike Dougherty

Gov. Phil Scott signed into law a bill legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, making Vermont the first state to pass a legalization measure through legislation rather than a voter initiative.

In a letter notifying the Legislature, Scott expressed “mixed emotions” about signing the…

Opinion
March 9, 2016

Youth and marijuana: Colorado’s experience and efforts

By Debby Haskins

When recreational marijuana was made legal in Colorado, the governor and other proponents promised that they would keep it out of the hands of youth. It’s the same promise Governor Shumlin and other legalization proponents are now making here. Can…