It seems that Vermont is on its way to decriminalizing all drugs, as the state's Democratic and Progressive lawmakers filed a new bill this week to decriminalize their possession.
Reps. Logan Nicoll (D) and Selene Colburn (P) introduced the legislation, which is seen as a harm reduction tool that can also help address racial disparities in enforcement, Marijuana Moment reported.
What's In The New Bill?
The measure would make possession and distribution of personal-use amounts of currently illicit drugs punishable by a $50 fine – without a threat of a prison sentence or being subject to a substance use screening and health service.
In addition, if the amount of the drug in question is under a "benchmark personal use" threshold …