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 […]

Curing Vermont Governor’s Fear of Stoned Drivers – High Times

An open letter to Vermont Gov. Phil Scott: Dear Gov. Scott, On your desk is a bill passed by Vermont’s legislature, which has become the first in the nation to pass marijuana legalization without a citizen’s initiative. This would make Vermont the ninth state in the nation to end adult […]

Vermont Awaits Decision from Governor on Legalization of Pot – High Times

BY WILSON RINGASSOCIATED PRESS MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The future of legalized recreational marijuana use in Vermont hinged Thursday on a decision by Republican Gov. Phil Scott a day after the state Legislature became the first in the country to vote to legalize it. Scott hasn’t said whether he’ll sign […]

Vermont Lawmakers Approve Measure to Legalize Recreational Marijuana – High Times

On Wednesday, Vermont lawmakers approved a measure to legalize recreational use of marijuana, which if not vetoed by Republican Governor Phil Scott, would make the state the ninth to legalize the plant, and the first to do so by legislation, rather than ballot initiative. The U.S. state’s House of Representatives […]

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 […]

Legalization in Vermont Stands Poised on the Precipice – Cannabis Business Executive

Last year, the Vermont Senate passed a bill for comprehensive marijuana legalization, but it never made it through the House. Now the Senate is in a similar spot with another bill – this time with a better hope for passage. The House Judiciary Committee this year sponsored another bill, H-170, […]

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 […]