Vermont Is This Close To Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Sales

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A bill that would create a licensed recreational marijuana market in Vermont is headed to Gov. However, Vermont lawmakers failed to create a legal system of cannabis sales in the process. RELATED: Could Legal Marijuana Fund Medicaid Programs? Residents could legally possess and consume marijuana for the past two years, but had no legal means to acquire it. A new measure would prioritize minorities, women, and those disproportionately affected by the War on Drugs for a marijuana business license.

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A new measure would prioritize minorities, women, and those disproportionately affected by the War on Drugs for a marijuana business license.

A bill that would create a licensed recreational marijuana market in Vermont is headed to Gov. Phil Scott’s office. Residents could legally possess and consume marijuana for the past two years, but had no legal means to acquire it. This legislation would change that.

When Vermont Legislature introduced and passed cannabis legalization in 2018, the state became the first to end prohibition through...

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