VT Edition Interview: Dick Sears & Brian Dubie on removing jail penalties for marijuana

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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. VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb talks with Senate Judiciary Chairman Dick Sears about his support for the legislation, and Lieutenant Governor Brian Dubie who opposes the idea.

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