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  1. Ron Strider

    VT: Gov. Scott Creates Marijuana Study Commission

    Gov. Phil Scott has created a commission to study legalized marijuana through an executive order after vetoing a marijuana legalization bill earlier this year. The governor's commission will focus on public health and safety issues, but will also consider the possibility of a taxed marijuana...
  2. Ron Strider

    Scott To Create 'Blue Ribbon Commission' To Study Marijuana Legalization Issues

    Gov. Phil Scott says he's about to convene a "blue ribbon commission" to study issues related to the legalization of marijuana. In less than a year, retail outlets in Maine and Massachusetts will begin selling legal recreational marijuana to anyone 21 and older. Scott says he wants the new...
  3. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Cup In Michigan A Weekend Of Sights And Smells - Mostly Smells

    The tarmac at the Auto City Speedway in Clio might not have ever witnessed such a slow-moving pace as it did on Saturday. And that smell burning on the racetracks? Certainly wasn't gasoline. It was smoke that filled the air as visitors to the fourth Midwest Cannabis Cup sparked up and...
  4. Ron Strider

    VT: Pot Bill Never Makes It To Vote

    It took lawmakers just one day of a scheduled two-day veto session to pass a new state budget and end weeks of impasse with Republican Gov. Phil Scott, but the swift action Wednesday left a marijuana legalization bill on the shelf until next year. Scott and Democratic legislative leaders...
  5. Ron Strider

    VT: Scott, Lawmakers Zero In On Pot Legalization

    With just days to go before the Legislature reconvenes for a special session, lawmakers and the administration are zeroing in on a compromise marijuana legalization bill. Gov. Phil Scott vetoed S.22, which passed both legislative chambers in May. With his veto last month, the governor offered...
  6. Ron Strider

    Vermont Governor Says Talks Continuing On Marijuana Plan

    Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott says he thinks it still could be possible to pass a marijuana legalization bill in what's expected to be the upcoming two-day veto session of the state Legislature. Scott said negotiations have been taking place to address his concerns with the legalization...
  7. Ron Strider

    VT: Gov. Scott Vetoes Legal Marijuana, But Summer Could Bring Compromise

    Gov. Phil Scott rejected a marijuana legalization bill that passed the Vermont Legislature this month, but said he was willing to work with lawmakers on a compromise. Scott said he would send the bill back to the Legislature with suggestions to strengthen the bill to his liking. His specific...
  8. Ron Strider

    Clock Ticking On Marijuana Legalization Decision In Vermont

    The clock is ticking on a big choice from Vermont Governor Phil Scott who must decide by mid-week if recreational marijuana should be legal in his state. Scott is now weighing whether to sign or veto a bill by the end of the day Wednesday that would legalize possession by adults 21-and-up of...
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    PA: Reading Mayor Plans To Veto Bill On Marijuana

    Reading Mayor Wally Scott may be sympathetic to the idea of decriminalizing marijuana in his city, but when it comes to changing the local law, he's a little more businesslike. When asked Thursday about an ordinance by Council Vice President Donna Reed and Councilman Chris Daubert that would...