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News Roll Up: Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg + Hemp Farmers Eligible For USDA Coronavirus Relief + DEA Sued Over Hemp Interim Rule

Here’s a radical idea. Instead of arresting poor Americans — disproportionately African American and Latino — ...

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Heady Vermont Staff 25 Sep 2020
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News Roll Up: Vermont House Passes S.54, U.S. MORE Act Vote Delayed 👀

Our federal marijuana laws have achieved nothing for the American people besides generations of incarcerated ...

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Heady Vermont Staff 21 Sep 2020
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News Roll Up: 2020 Cannabis General Election Guide 🗳️

“And how do I feel then? Like, my God, somebody heard me. Like I finally ...

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Heady Vermont Staff 11 Sep 2020
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News Roll Up: Key Concessions Made On S.54 Tax + Reg Bill

It’s not enough to end the federal prohibition on marijuana—we must expunge the ...

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Heady Vermont Staff 6 Sep 2020
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News Roll Up: VT Lawmakers Kick Off S.54 Revisions 📢

“Investors are making millions on marijuana in states where it’s legal, while Americans continue ...

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Heady Vermont Staff 21 Aug 2020
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News Roll Up: Record Number of Voters Turn Out for Vermont Primary ✊ What’s Next?

“Marijuana legalization is a racial justice issue. The failed War on Drugs continues to devastate ...

Heady Vermont Staff
Heady Vermont Staff 18 Aug 2020
— Ihssane Leckey, candidate for Massachusetts' 4th Congressional District
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Weekly Roll Up: Vermont Primaries Heat Up + S.54 in Motion + Harris Feldman’s Story

“Legalize marijuana and expunge records.” — Ihssane Leckey, candidate for Massachusetts’ 4th Congressional District, in response ...

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Heady Vermont Staff 8 Aug 2020
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Weekly Roll Up: House Votes to Protect Legal Cannabis + Mask FAQs + Primary Election Guide

“Marijuana’s been legal in the suburbs forever.” — Suffolk County DA Rachel Rollins Welcome To ...

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Heady Vermont Staff 2 Aug 2020
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News Roll-Up: Biz Navigates COVID + Jaime Harrison Challenges Graham + Black Vet in Prison for Legal MMJ

“I think we should legalize, regulate and tax marijuana like we do alcohol and tobacco. ...

Heady Vermont Staff
Heady Vermont Staff 17 Jul 2020
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News Roll Up: Reimagining Justice + Psilocybin Decrim Grows 🍄

“Marijuana possession and sale, whether perceived or real, has provided an excuse for over-policing, state ...

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Heady Vermont Staff 10 Jul 2020
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Friday Roll Up: VT Grants Go Live Monday + DOJ Making Life Hell for Legal Weed

 “We see that in the legal cannabis industry it’s still primarily white men who ...

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Heady Vermont Staff 3 Jul 2020
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Friday Roll Up: Smoking Weed More Acceptable Than Fur + Gandalf And His Pipe + Hemp Toe Shoes For Vets

“I believe that crisis is also opportunity — a moment when everybody’s saying maybe we ...

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Kathryn Blume 28 Jun 2020