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Vermont moves to legalize marijuana

Vermont moves to legalize marijuana

January 10, 2018

The Vermont Senate voted to legalize the possession of marijuana Jan. 10, according to a Jan. 10 Seve...

UVM students celebrate 4/20 by exercising, smoking

UVM students celebrate 4/20 by exercising, smoking

April 30, 2017

Some UVM students ran over three miles on 420. Others chose to smoke marijuana publicly. ...

Guest professor gives lecture on negative effects of cannabis use

Guest professor gives lecture on negative effects of cannabis use

October 19, 2016

Cannabis use may be more harmful to students than previously thought, according to one health expert....

Crime Log Sep. 17 to Sep. 24

Crime Log Sep. 17 to Sep. 24

September 27, 2016

SEP. 17Police noticed two students located on the Williams Hall fire escape. They were told to ge...

‘Groovy UV’: embracing a spirited tradition

‘Groovy UV’: embracing a spirited tradition

April 22, 2016

 Today marks a sort of “unofficial” holiday at UVM: 4/20. Hundreds of students will fill the Re...

Drug offenses drop on campus

Drug offenses drop on campus

April 19, 2016

Between 2013 and 2014, UVM cut its drug and alcohol referral numbers nearly in half. In compliance w...

The marijuana bill passed in Vermont

The marijuana bill passed in Vermont

March 2, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

The Vermont State Senate made history Feb. 24 by becoming the second legislative body to legalize th...

Vt. debates legalizing cannabis

February 11, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

Vermont is debating becoming the fifth state in the U.S. to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.Vermont would be the first state in the union to legalize through legislation - all other states have used a popular vote.The proposed bill, S-241, is currently before the State Senate committee on economic development, ho...

Blazing the route for democracy

April 14, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Opinion Editorials

As April 20 approaches, thousands of people will publicly smoke marijuana.It is time for this annual display of civil disobedience to become a sustained political movement for social and economic justice. Marijuana is not illegal for health or moral pureness; it has been prohibited for political and economic purposes. This law...

Students talk about legalizing marijuana

Students talk about legalizing marijuana

March 18, 2015

Imagine April 20, the “marijuana holiday,” without the fear of being arrested. This could happen in...

Proposed bill may legalize possession and sale of marijuana

Jill Vaglica

March 10, 2015

Filed under News, Vermont

Although marijuana possession was decriminalized in Vermont in 2013, one Vermont senator recently introduced a new bill to legalize both possession and distribution, according to a Feb. 18 press release by the Marijuana Policy Project . The bill, S. 95, introduced by Senator David Zuckerman, proposes the establishment of a...

Bill could legalize sale of marijuana

February 3, 2015

Filed under News, Vermont

A Vermont state senator introduced a bill this year to legalize recreational marijuana.Sen. David Zuckerman, at a pro-marijuana rally earlier this month, argued that it’s easier for most underage people to obtain unregulated marijuana than it is to get alcohol, which is regulated by the state. In legalizing recreational marijua...

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