In Vermont Democratic Party, marijuana decrim gets huge new advocate…

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Since he co-founded Marijuana Resolve with former Brattleboro legislator Darryl Pillsbury in July of 2010, Vidda Crochetta has followed the politics of decriminalization more closely than most.

And in the flare-up last week over Gov. Peter Shumlin’s solicitation of a $2,000 campaign contribution from a political action committee run by the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, Crochetta says he witnessed a critical moment in the evolution of the decriminalization movement.