Group Hopes To Reform Marijuana Laws

A grassroots group spearheaded by a former state legislator hopes to build support for reforming Vermont’s marijuana laws. Proponents say Vermont could more easily control marijuana by moving it off the streets and into state-regulated stores. Law enforcement officials disagree.

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

A bill making its way through the senate would create up to five "compassion centers"  to legally disburse medical marijuana.  Also, one senator wants to further regulate slaughterhouses, and we celebrate the Iranian New Year.

Midday Newscast: February 5, 2009

Several Vermont legislators want to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana; a South Burlington woman was on Capitol Hill this morning as the Senate investigated how the federal government responded to peanut products tainted with Salmonella;