Cannabis and Hemp Products To Be Exempted From 92% Wholesale Vape Tax

MONTPELIER — For four years, cannabis and hemp vape products sold in Vermont have been subject ...

Heady Vermont Staff 22 Mar 2023

Vermont Lawmakers File Bills To Legalize Psychedelics, Decriminalize Drug Possession

MONTPELIER — Lawmakers in Vermont have introduced several bills which aim to make broad reforms to ...

Heady Vermont Staff 16 Mar 2023

Vermont News Roundup: Bethel Voters OK Pot Retailers; New Dispo in St. Albans; Debate Over THC Caps

Bethel Voters Approve Retail Cannabis; Brighton and Castleton Votes Fall Short Residents in Bethel said ...

Heady Vermont Staff 13 Mar 2023

Capped at 60% THC, Concentrates a Struggle for Vermont Manufacturers

The market is open, shops are popping up in every corner of the state, and ...

Adam Osha 7 Mar 2023

Vermont Cannabis Retailers Create Trade Group

MONTPELIER — Cannabis retailers held a press conference at the Vermont Statehouse on Wednesday to talk ...

Heady Vermont Staff 2 Mar 2023

Scott Sparks Connects Vermonters to Local Cannabis – and Evidence-Based Education From UVM PACE

Brattleboro-based Scott Sparks hadn’t been much of an entrepreneur since the mid-80s, back ...

Heady Vermont Staff 16 Feb 2023

Vermont News Roundup: New Burlington VT Dispensaries Open, Bill Introduced to Lift Potency Limits on Concentrates

New VT Dispensaries Open in Burlington This week, new dispensaries are opening up in Burlington, ...

Heady Vermont Staff 13 Feb 2023
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Consumer Protection Warning: Holland Cannabis Flower

The Cannabis Control Board (CCB) is issuing a consumer protection warning for flower produced by ...

Heady Vermont Staff 4 Feb 2023

In Industry First, Vermont’s Control Board Halts Sale of Tainted Cannabis

MONTPELIER — In a first for the state’s nascent weed industry, the Vermont Cannabis Control ...

Heady Vermont Staff 3 Feb 2023
Vermont Dispensaries on the way to snow covered Mount Mansfield, pictured here in winter in Stowe VT.

Vermont Cannabis Retail Sales Surpassed $6 Million in 2022

MONTPELIER — In November, Vermont’s second month of retail cannabis sales, retailers across the state ...

Heady Vermont Staff 23 Jan 2023

Trailblazers: Ellen Brown’s Green Path From Trimmer to Cannabis Educator

In the early 2010s, Ellen Brown, owner of Green Path Training, said that California’s ...

Rebecca White 11 Jan 2023

Vermont Cannabis Regulators Recommend Dropping THC Caps on Concentrates

The Vermont Cannabis Control Board is making an official recommendation that the state remove its ...

Heady Vermont Staff 27 Dec 2022

Heady Holiday Gift Guide: 10 (or More) Must-Have Items

It’s the holiday season in Vermont – and for the first time ever, you can ...

Heady Vermont Staff 22 Dec 2022

Vermont Cannabis Retail Sales Totaled $2.6 Million in October

MONTPELIER — After a 75-day wait, the numbers are finally in: During Vermont’s first month ...

Heady Vermont Staff 21 Dec 2022
The bud bar, on display at Vermont Bud Barn in Brattleboro. by Meg McIntyre for Heady Vermont.

At Vermont Bud Barn, ‘Weed is Us’

As I pull into the gravel parking lot off Route 9 in West Brattleboro, the tips ...

Meg McIntyre 15 Dec 2022

Licensing Update: Nine New Licenses Issued, Board Reviews Draft Report on Solid Concentrates

MONTPELIER — Today was the first Vermont Cannabis Control Board (CCB) meeting without former General Counsel ...

Ella Guinan 14 Dec 2022

Cannabis Control Board Announces Tracking Partnership, Public Transparency Project

DENVER — On Friday, Vermont’s Cannabis Control Board announced a partnership with NCS Analytics, a ...

Heady Vermont Staff 12 Dec 2022

New Regulation Looms Over Vermont Hemp-Derived Products

Vermont hemp producers are staring down an uncertain future, as the state Agency of Agriculture ...

Meg McIntyre 8 Dec 2022

Licensing Update: Eight Licenses Issued, General Counsel Set to Depart Board

MONTPELIER — In departure from last week‘s lengthy reviews, the Vermont Cannabis Control Board kept ...

Ella Guinan 7 Dec 2022

Taxed at 92%, Vapes Carry High Price Tag For Both Industry and Consumer

Shoppers at Vermont dispensaries may have noticed that cannabis vapes can be hard to find – ...

Adam Osha 1 Dec 2022