Sorrell joins two ex-attorneys general to back pot legalization
Attorney General William Sorrell is calling on lawmakers to move forward with a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana.
He joined former Attorneys General M. Jerome Diamond and Kim Cheney in penning a letter this week to the Legislature backing the governor’s new approach to marijuana.
“Instead of subsidizing gangs and cartels with a failed prohibition policy, we believe Vermont should focus on reducing the harms associated with marijuana and other drug use through prevention, education, treatment and smart enforcement strategies,” the letter states.
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