What Marijuana Decriminalization Means for VT

 In Decriminalization, Local News, News

Just what does marijuana decriminalization mean? And what is the difference between decriminalization and legalization? This article explains that distinction, and what decriminalization would mean for VT. Read this entire Burlington Free Press article.

[message type=”custom” width=”100%” color=”#CCCCCC” border=”#C9C9C9″ color=”#333333″] If you are caught speeding, running a stop sign, buying cigarettes under age 18 or burning trash, you’ll get in trouble. You’re likely to get a ticket and have to pay a fine, but you won’t go to jail and you won’t end up with a criminal record. Legislators who support decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana argue the same should be true if you’re caught with a small amount of the drug.
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