“These changes will help to establish a fair and diverse marketplace that reflects Vermont’s values and priorities.”
“For decades, tens of thousands of Connecticut residents have faced arrest, prosecution, and the lifelong stigma associated with marijuana criminalization, simply for possessing a substance that is objectively safer than alcohol, tobacco, and many prescription medications.”
“Decriminalization is only a partial step. It reduces the total number of marijuana arrests, but continues to leave far too many people — and young adults in particular — subject to the whims of law enforcement.”
While there would be no possibility of jail time under the bill, these offenses would still be classified as misdemeanors.
Assembly Bill 341 allows adults 21 and older to purchase and consume adult-use cannabis products on-site at any licensed “cannabis consumption lounge.”
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Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak has signed legislation into law easing marijuana possession penalties for minors and amending the state’s per se driving limits for THC.
The measure makes numerous changes to the state’s medical program — several of which may hamper patients’ access to medical cannabis products.