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Op-Ed: Innovation Needed To Reduce Prison Population

Last I checked Vermont had more than 2,000 inmates in the system, with 276 inmates being housed ...

Tyler Colford
Tyler Colford 31 Jul 2019
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What Tomorrow Brings

Reflections from Heady Vermont CEO Monica Donovan Recently, Heady Vermont cofounder Eli Harrington stepped down ...

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Monica Donovan 21 Jun 2019
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A Second Opinion

Cannabis has always occupied a pretty special place in my life. I have always had ...

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Ryan Le Blanc 18 Mar 2019
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Legalization without Justice? A Call for Expungement of All Cannabis Convictions

It used to be thought that once a person convicted of a crime had served ...

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Dave Silberman 10 Jan 2019
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Unhidden: Queer, Queued, and Recreational at the Northampton Dispensary

Guest commentator James-Beth Merritt shares their story of purchasing legal cannabis at the NETA dispensary ...

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James-Beth Merritt 19 Dec 2018
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Governor’s Cannabis Advisory Commission Report a Mixed Bag

Shortly after he vetoed the first-in-the-nation cannabis legalization bill in May 2017, Governor Phil Scott created ...

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Dave Silberman 30 Nov 2018
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How To Tax Legal Cannabis

Note: This is a re-print of a commentary Dave Silberman wrote for VTDigger January 17, 2017. Dave ...

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Dave Silberman 20 Nov 2018
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Tyler Colford For State Senate, Windham County

Tyler Colford is running for State Senator in Windham County as a pro-cannabis Republican. He ...

Heady Vermont Staff
Heady Vermont Staff 31 Oct 2018
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Op Ed: Vermont Should Embrace the Gifting Economy

As a sustainability engineer, I have become quite adept at building energy modeling, and was ...

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Mark Kelley 2 Oct 2018
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Harrington: Will Montpelier Pass on Grass for the Rest of 2018?

When Governor Phil Scott signed the legalization bill, he was very direct that he did ...

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Eli Harrington 31 Jan 2018
Members of the public listen during the Montpelier Statehouse public hearings on S.241 on Thursday, March 31 2016. by Monica Donovan for Heady Vermont.
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Harrington: Legalization Opponents Not Going Down Quietly

No, Gov. Phil Scott hasn’t signed the legalization bill that is sitting on his ...

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Eli Harrington 18 Jan 2018
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Harrington: Here’s What You Need to Know For Today’s Vermont Legalization Vote

WINOOSKI, Vt. — Last night I hosted our first Heady Livestream of 2018, where I was joined ...

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Eli Harrington 4 Jan 2018