Removing jail penalties for marijuana

A plan to reduce the penalties for possessing marijuana easily passed the Vermont Senate last week, and the House will take up the issue soon. The bill removes jail sentences for most people caught with 2 ounces of marijuana, but stops short of fully decriminalizing marijuana. Tell us what you think about the measure.

Decriminalization of marijuana

A bill in the Vermont Senate would reclassify possession of 4 ounces of pot as a civil offense, not a criminal one. We talk with people on both sides of the issue about whether marijuana should be decriminalized. Also, a Stowe movie director prepapres to release his documentary about Howard Dean’s presidential campaign, and an audio postcard from Athens, Vermont.