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If passed, legislation would make Rhode Island the 3rd state, after Colorado and Washington, to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana use. (Getty Images)

Rhode Island Considering Legal Marijuana

Legislative panel looking at bill that would allow residents to possess up to one ounce of weed and grow limited amounts of cannabis plants.

04/16/2014

Medical marijuana (Getty Images)

New York Set To Allow Limited Use Of Medical Marijuana

Governor’s plan would restrict use to treatment of severe illnesses.

01/05/2014

(Courtesy State Police)

Vt. Gov Says Marijuana Will Be Legal Some Day

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin says he thinks marijuana should be legalized in the state, but not right now.

09/12/2013

Mark Lefkowitz, 42

Drug Bust In West Haven, After Investigation

A drug bust in West Haven Thursday at 6:30pm yielded 183 bags of Heroin, pills, marijuana and paraphernalia — along with almost $2,500 cash. The West Haven Police Street Crime unit and additional officers executed […]

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–08/16/2013

File photo of a hemp product. (credit: MANUEL CENETA/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Law Conflicts With Farmers In States That Allow Hemp Growth

Some Vermont farmers want to plant hemp now that the state has a law setting up rules to grow the plant, a cousin of marijuana that’s more suitable for making sandals than getting high.

07/21/2013