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Rhode Island Launches Free Cannabis Industry Training Program

By Phil Greenwood / June 6, 2024 /

Rhode Island is introducing a cannabis training program to equip workers with skills for the burgeoning industry. Announced on May 29, the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) will offer…

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Vermont’s Attempt to Overturn Safe Drug Consumption Site Veto Fails by One Vote

By Gene Mcklnley / June 17, 2024 /

The Vermont General Assembly failed to gather enough votes to overturn the governor’s veto of a safe consumption site (SCS) pilot, ending the push to authorize SCS for now. After…

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56 Ohio Towns Push Back Against Statewide Cannabis Legalization

By Becci Marti / June 12, 2024 /

Ohioans voted to legalize recreational marijuana in November, enabling adults 21 and older to possess, grow, and purchase marijuana for recreational use. However, despite the statewide legalization, numerous towns in…

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Vermont Lawmakers Pass Bill to Establish Safe Drug Consumption Sites

By Phil Greenwood / May 8, 2024 /

Lawmakers in Vermont have taken a significant step toward addressing the state’s drug crisis by passing legislation to establish a pilot program for safe drug consumption sites. The bill, H.72,…

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Narrowing the Scope: Vermont Senate Panel Reviews Safe Drug Consumption Site Bill

By Lisa Fairbanks / April 15, 2024 /

Vermont Senate Panel Mulls Overdose Prevention Center Legislation Amidst Ongoing Opioid Crisis In a bid to tackle the relentless epidemic of drug-related deaths, a Vermont Senate panel engaged in intense…

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