VPR Evening News February 7th, 2008

Vermont House endorses legislation that could clear the way for farmers to grow industrial hemp; The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to reduce penalties for the possession of small amounts of marijuana; Governor Douglas is expressing doubt that a tax reform proposal launched by his fellow Republicans will see action this year; The mayor of Rutland has organized a special meeting to discuss drug activity in the city; Former State Senator Matt Dunne will not be running for governor; and commentator Olin Robison on how attitudes on immigration have changed.