Vermont Legislature Votes to Legalize Cannabis

Vermont could become the ninth state to legalize recreational cannabis soon, and the first to do so via the legislature. The Vermont Senate just voted to pass H. 511, a bill that would legalize cannabis for adults. The bill now goes to Governor Phil Scott’s desk for his signature, and […]

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, […]

Luce Farm Partners with Brewer to Make CBD Beer

The post Luce Farm Partners with Brewer to Make CBD Beer appeared first on High Times. The organic family farm, Luce Farm, has officially partnered with Long Trail Brewing Company. While business partnerships are commonplace, this particular one has us interested. In fact, the goal of this alliance has us […]

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 governor says no to legalizing recreational cannabis – Cannabis Business Executive

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) has vetoed legislation that would have legalized marijuana for recreational use, delivering a blow to legalization backers who hoped Vermont would be the next domino to fall. Scott told reporters during a press conference Wednesday that he is not strictly opposed to legalization, but he […]

Vermont Governor Vetoes Marijuana Bill, Wants Changes Made – High Times

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Republican Gov. Phil Scott said Wednesday that he planned to veto a bill making Vermont the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana but indicated that he was willing to work with the legislature on a compromise. Scott said he is sending the bill back with suggestions […]

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 […]