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Recreational cannabis sales approved by Vermont House

Recreational cannabis sales approved by Vermont House

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 9, 2020

Vermont is on the verge of regulating and taxing recreational cannabis sales, after the House approved S. 54 with a vote of 90-54. The bill now makes its way back to the Senate for deliberation. On February 26, the Vermont House of Representatives gave preliminary approval for cannabis sales to kick-...

Vermont becomes first state to legalize social cannabis via a legislative act

Vermont becomes first state to legalize social cannabis via a legislative act

Annureet Kaur

January 23, 2018

Vermont just made cannabis history, becoming the first state to legalize social cannabis via a legislative act after Gov. Phil Scott signed bill H.511 allowing all adults over 21 to socially consume cannabis without the fear of penalty or incarceration. In addition to decriminalizing cannabis for...

Vermont gov creates social cannabis commission to discuss legalization

Vermont gov creates social cannabis commission to discuss legalization

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

September 8, 2017

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott established a commission which will study ways to legalize social cannabis in the state. The commission created Thursday must issue a report on their findings to the Legislature by January. In May, the governor vetoed a bill passed by the Legislature which would have legali...

Governor Phil Scott