Human beings will be happier - not when they cure cancer or get to Mars or eliminate racial prejudice or flush Lake Erie but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again. That's my utopia.
MONTPELIER -- A bill that would allow people with serious illnesses to legally possess and use marijuana to alleviate their symptoms passed the Senate Thursday with broad bipartisan support and now moves to the House for consideration.
The 22-7 vote came after senators amended the bill to require minors under age 18 to have a parent or guardian sign the application to participate in the medical marijuana program.
Supporters of the bill stressed that they were not changing marijuana’s status as an illegal drug. more