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Senate Sidelines Pot Dispensary Bill


Times Argus - 1:00 pm Fri Apr 2nd, 2010

A legislative effort to provide nearly 200 eligible Vermonters with safe and legal access to medical marijuana ended this week.

Senate leaders scuttled the bill due to lack of support in the House. The Senate legislation would have established up to five so-called "compassion centers" at which patients suffering from multiple sclerosis, cancer or other pain-inducing conditions could have obtained their doctor-approved cannabis.

While the bill got considerable attention this session in a Senate committee room, it was "ordered to lie" last week and almost certainly won't see a floor vote this year.

Read the whole story in the Times Argus: http://timesargus.com/article/20100402/NEWS02/4020...

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Windham, VT 05359 (Set as Local)
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)

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