With tag: medical_marijuana
Pittsford Considers Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
By Kirk Carapezza
leaders at the Statehouse prepare to debate
whether to decriminalize marijuana for recreational use, city and town officials
across Vermont are grappling with how to handle the prospect of medical
dispensaries coming to their community.
Questions Outnumber Facts On Waterbury Dispensary
By Mitch Wertlieb
are two medical marijuana dispensaries slated to come to Vermont - one in Burlington and the other in Waterbury. But
while the exact location and many other details about the operation of the Burlington dispensary are known, there are more questions than
answers when it comes to Waterbury's
Shumlin Joins Effort To Reclassify Marijuana
By Bob Kinzel
Peter Shumlin says he's joining an effort to encourage the federal government
to reclassify marijuana as a drug that has medicinal benefits. Under
the plan, doctors could write prescriptions for marijuana and local pharmacies
would be allowed to fill these prescriptions.
Shumlin To Sign On To Medical Marijuana Effort
A spokeswoman for Gov. Peter Shumlin says the
governor supports and will sign on to an effort allowing doctors to prescribe
medical marijuana and for pharmacists to fill the prescriptions.
Senate Advances Marijuana Dispensary Bill
By John Dillon
state Senate has advanced a bill that allows patients to buy medical marijuana
at local dispensaries rather than having to grow their own. The
bill says the dispensaries would operate under the supervision of the state.
Only people who have a doctor's written permission could buy the pot.
Medical Dispensaries Bill Has Support
By Ric Cengeri
medical marijuana dispensaries would be created under a bill that is working
its way through committee in the Vermont Senate. One
would be located in southern Vermont and the other in the northern part of the state. Each
outlet would be allowed to grow and dispense medical marijuana for up to 500
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
By Jane Lindholm
A bill making its way through the senate would create up to five "compassion centers" to legally disburse medical marijuana. Also, one senator wants to further regulate slaughterhouses, and we celebrate the Iranian New Year.
'Compassion Centers' Sought For Medical Marijuana
A bill to set up so-called "compassion
centers" for the nearly 200 Vermonters enrolled in the state's
medical-marijuana registry is on a legislative committee's docket this week.
NH Lawmakers Take Up Medical Marijuana Veto
Lawmakers will vote Wednesday whether to override Gov. John Lynch's veto of a bill that would make New Hampshire the 14th state to legalize marijuana use by severely ill people.
Reaction To New Medical Marijuana Policy
Supporters of legalized marijuana use are praising a Justice Department memo that tells federal prosecutors not to go after people who are using or distributing marijuana in compliance with state medical marijuana laws.