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Bill to Legalize Marijuana In Vermont 5/2/2016

Bill to Legalize Marijuana In Vermont 5/2/2016

By Zachary Babin - May 2, 2016

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Bill to Legalize Marijuana In Vermont

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — It looks like the Vermont House may end up debating marijuana legalization after all.

A Senate-passed bill appeared to have stalled in committee in the House, making it unclear if the issue would get an up or down vote before lawmakers adjourn for the year.

The Senate then sent over portions of its legalization bill attached to other legislation — a tactic that’s common late in a legislative session when it appears bills might die.

That bill is up for debate on Monday, now including the Senate’s marijuana amendments. The House also may end up debating something the Senate didn’t do — a provision to allow limited amounts of marijuana to be grown at home.