VT Gov. Peter Shumlin Signs Law Decriminalizing Marijuana

By: Thursday June 6, 2013 12:00 pm

Starting next month possession of marijuana will be decriminalized in Vermont. Thursday afternoon Governor Peter Shumlin (D) officially signed into law a bill significantly reducing the penalties for possession of up to an ounce of marijuana. The bill, H 200, was approved by large majorities in both the House and the Senate.

 

Vermont Senate Approves Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

By: Wednesday May 8, 2013 6:40 pm

Vermont took another important step towards decriminalizing marijuana. The Vermont Senate overwhelmingly gave final approval to H. 200 in a voice vote. The bill was previously approved by the House but it was amended by the Senate so it will need to return to the House for another vote.

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