Vermont S.241 would legalize marijuana for recreational use, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same. It must pass the Senate Judiciary Committee before it can receive a full Senate vote.

PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS to support this important bill.

1. Call the Senate Judiciary Committee Chair, Dick Sears Jr.. Strongly, but respectfully urge him to move this important bill forward to a vote in his committee. A phone call has 10x the impact of an email.
Sears: (802) 442-9139

2. Call the rest of the committee members. Again, be strong, but respectful. Urge each of them to take action to move the bills forward and vote YES on S.241.

Joe Benning (R) Vice Chair (802) 626-3600
Tim Ashe (D) (802) 318-0903
Jeanette White (D) (802) 387-4379
Alice Nitka (D) (802) 228-8432

3. Call Back – any NO or UNDECIDED – in 3-4 days. Make sure to follow-up. If they say YES, be sure to thank them and, if possible, announce their committed YES vote to email and social media contacts. If they say no, politely ask them why. Get the information from them and contact us.

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