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The leader of the new, veto-proof supermajority Vermont House Democratic caucus predicts the Legislature will seek action on three bills Gov. Phil Scott has opposed: more

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According to a news report last week by Montpelier investigative reporter and columnist Guy Page, of State Headliners appearing occasionally in this newspaper, Vermont’s homeless population is on the rise. more

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In pot-legal Oregon, “Reefer Madness” – schizophrenia – is a real and growing problem. more

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MIDDLEBURY | With more than 274,000 votes cast, Vermonters overwhelmingly re-elected Phil Scott to serve another term as governor, choosing the governor’s message of affordability over national buzz about gender identity. more

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MONTPELIER - Car insurance rates are likely to increase 4-6 percent in states with legal marijuana, a leading insurance industry actuary says. more

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MONTPELIER | Members of the Vermont Governor’s Advisory Commission on Marijuana may recommend zero legal tolerance for smoking marijuana and driving due to the lack of a reliable roadside impairment test. more

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CHAZY | Six people have been charged in connection with a home invasion of a marijuana grow operation in Chazy. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | An Essex County resolution opposing legalization of recreational marijuana skidded to a halt Monday. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Ongoing policy review of legalizing marijuana use in New York drew a thumbs down Monday in Essex County. more

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PLATTSBURGH | As the state continues to explore legalizing recreational marijuana, Essex County’s Board of Supervisors has begun to weigh in — but the Clinton County Legislature will likely wait for the state to offer guidance on the issue. more

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RUTLAND | Terrance G. Mitchell and Andrea L. McCullough were arrested by officers of the Vermont Drug Task Force in the city of Rutland last week. more

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon squared off in their first and only debate last week ahead of the Democratic primary contest on Sept. 13. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County has become the latest county in New York state to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. more

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According to a recent CNN news report, Colorado Gov. John Hickenloper is thinking of recriminalizing marijuana in the Centennial State. more

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RUTLAND | PART 1: Even as recreational marijuana advocates celebrated the legalization of small amounts of pot for personal use by the Vermont legislature earlier last month, troubling reports about the botanical... more

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Steven Bourgoin, who is charged with the largest mass criminal homicide in Vermont – the deaths of five high school students in an October 2016 car crash – had in his bloodstream high concentrations of THC... more

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MONTPELIER | In response to reports of Vermont marijuana dealers’ deceptive attempts to evade Act 86’s prohibition of the sale of marijuana... more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) could face as many as three challengers this November as she defends her seat for a ninth term. more

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MONTPELIER | Remember back in January, when the Legislature was considering the bill that would become Act 86, Vermonters were assured that legal “recreational pot” would just be grown and smoked in people’s homes? Boy, were we ever naïve. more

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