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Vermont Law Enforcement Prepares For Massachusetts' Marijuana Legalization

Small amounts of marijuana will be legal in Massachusetts starting Thursday. Law enforcement in Vermont and New York are preparing for what it could mean for bordering communities.

Starting Thursday, it will be legal in Massachusetts to possess small amounts of marijuana, or to grow it for recreational purposes. In neighboring states like Vermont and New York, where pot possession remains illegal, law enforcement officials are preparing for what legalization in Massachusetts could mean for bordering areas.

Read the full story from New England Public Radio.

This report comes from the New England News Collaborative: Eight public media companies coming together to tell the story of a changing region, with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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