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Giving Vets the Freedom to Use MMJ for Pain and PTSD

Veterans’ Access To Medical Cannabis May Reduce Dependency On Opiates NOTE: This Monday, November 11, is ...

Cindy Kleh
Cindy Kleh 7 Nov 2019
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Op-Ed: Objections To S.54

So I just read the rundown of Senate bill 54 – otherwise known as the bill to ...

Tyler Colford
Tyler Colford 9 Oct 2019
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Regulate Cannabis to Solve The Vaping Illness Crisis

Burying one’s head in the sand is rarely an effective strategy for dealing with ...

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Dave Silberman 30 Sep 2019
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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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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
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