Law enforcement group to rally support for legalized pot in Vermont

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Gov. Peter Shumlin said recently that he supports marijuana legalization in Vermont, but he’s “neither willing nor proposing” to do it during the upcoming legislative session. Shumlin’s announcement came after the U.S. Justice Department issued a memo making clear that it would not interfere with state marijuana laws, for the time being, as long as proper regulatory structures are put in place. Read this entire vtdigger.org article

[message type=”custom” width=”100%” color=”#CCCCCC” border=”#C9C9C9″ color=”#333333″]Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), founded in 2002, has roughly 100,000 members internationally, many, but not all, of whom are current or former law enforcement officials. The nonprofit organization advocates for regulation and taxation of drugs, which is says will reduce crime, costs and other problems by undermining the black market. Read more. [/message]

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