Vermont Likely To Legalize Marijuana In Early January

Vermont appears poised to become the next state to legalize marijuana. And, according to top elected officials, it is likely to do so within a matter of weeks. Last week, House Speaker Mitzi Johnson, a Democrat, said she expects “it likely will pass in early January.” Days earlier, Gov. Phil Scott, […]

In a Marijuana Market with Little Competition, Vermont Looks for More

Vermont’s handful of medical marijuana dispensaries have exclusive permission to grow and sell marijuana in the state.  If and when lawmakers legalize non-medical weed, they will likely have a head start on a very profitable industry. From the outside, Shayne Lynn’s 2,800-square-foot building in Milton looks more like an insurance company’s […]

Vermont on the Verge of Legalizing D.I.Y. Recreational Marijuana – Cannabis Business Executive

Vermont is on the verge of becoming the ninth state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but, being Vermont, it is taking an earthier, grow-it-yourself approach — one that could become a model for others. Vermont is not asking voters to approve a ballot proposal and it is not […]

Vermont Governor in the Hot Seat; Has Five Days to Decide on Legal Marijuana – Cannabis Business Executive

Today, S. 22, a bill to legalize cannabis in Vermont for adults over 21, landed on Republican Governor Phil Scott’s desk – potentially making the state the first in the country to legalize marijuana through the legislative process, and not a ballot initiative. The bill has already been approved by […]

Vermont Legislature Passes Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana – Cannabis Business Executive

May 10, 2017 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment A measure legalizing marijuana use in Vermont cleared the state’s legislature on Wednesday. Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) has said the legislation is not “a priority for Vermont” and has not made a final decision as to whether he will sign it. […]

Vermont House Approves Marijuana Legalization Bill – Cannabis Business Executive

Late Tuesday evening, the House approved a bill that would legalize possession of marijuana for adults. The measure, H.170, would remove all penalties for adult possession of up to an ounce of marijuana. It would also allow adults to grow up to two mature and four immature marijuana plants per […]

Vermont Senate Votes in Favor of Marijuana Legalization – Cannabis Business Executive

The Vermont Senate voted 21-9 on Friday to legalize, tax and regulate marijuana, a permissive stance on pot senators acknowledged the House is unlikely to embrace. “We know that prohibition has not worked,” Sen. Jeanette White (D-Windham) said. “Let’s make it safer, less accessible to kids.” The vote came in […]