Dogs become sick after ingesting marijuana at Vermont state park

CHARLOTTE, Vt. (AP) — Two dog owners say their pets became sick after walking off-leash at Mount Philo State Park in Charlotte. One says her dog tested positive for THC, the psychoactive compound in marijuana. She says her dog became wobbly and incontinent after they returned home. She says her…

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Marijuana odor could be “public nuisance” under proposed Vermont bill

Published: Mar 2, 2018, 8:22 am • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 8:22 am By The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Legal marijuana users in Vermont may want to invest in an air freshener. The Burlington Free Press reports lawmakers are currently considering a bill that could allow cities and…

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Vermont Gov. Phil Scott signs marijuana legalization bill “with mixed emotions”

Published: Jan 22, 2018, 12:47 pm • Updated: Jan 22, 2018, 1:15 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Vermont on Monday became the ninth U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana and the first to do so via a legislative act. Gov. Phil Scott signed H. 511, a bill allowing…

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Vermont House passes marijuana legalization bill. Senate to vote next week

Published: Jan 4, 2018, 4:37 pm • Updated: Jan 4, 2018, 4:37 pm By The Associated Press Lawmakers in the Vermont House passed a proposal that would make the Green Mountain State the latest to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. House lawmakers spent much of the day Thursday, with…

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Elderly California Couple Arrested With 60 Pounds Of Cannabis While Driving To Vermont

Elderly California Couple Arrested With 60 Pounds Of Cannabis My grandparents are cooler than yours. That’s because they thought of giving off $ 300,000 worth of pot for Christmas, but unfortunately they got caught. On the 19th of December, my grandparents Patrick Jiron, 83, and Barbara Jiron, 70, were arrested…

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Vermont medical marijuana patient wins battle over driver’s license

Published: Nov 8, 2017, 10:01 am • Updated: Nov 8, 2017, 10:37 am By The Associated Press BURLINGTON, Vt. — A Vermont judge has ruled the state must restore the driver’s license of a medical marijuana patient who lost the right to drive after a pair of alcohol-related arrests. The…

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Vermont gov creates commission to study cannabis legalization issues

Published: Sep 7, 2017, 3:00 pm • Updated: Sep 7, 2017, 3:00 pm By The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has established a Marijuana Advisory Commission that will study the best way to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in the state. The commission created Thursday…

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