WCAX: Cannabis Control Board hits the ground running

Originally published on WCAX, reported by Calvin Cutler BURLINGTON — Facing a full plate of work ...

Heady Vermont Staff 25 Jun 2021

Vermont Cannabis Regulators Commit to Social Equity

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Cannabis Control Board will prioritize equity as it begins to build a ...

Heady Vermont Staff 4 Jun 2021
Members of the public listen during the Montpelier Statehouse public hearings on S.241 on Thursday, March 31 2016. by Monica Donovan for Heady Vermont.

House Approves Cannabis Bill With Equity, Advertising Provisions

MONTPELIER — A bill seeking to make improvements to  social equity in the state’s fledgling ...

Teresa Mann 19 May 2021

Senate Passes Cannabis Bill Focused on Improving Social Equity, Preventing Delays

MONTPELIER — Legislation that would make several changes in the state’s budding adult-use cannabis market ...

Heady Vermont Staff 25 Mar 2021

As Abenaki Bills Pass, A Look at Where Vermont’s Indigenous Tribes Stand

“For all of us, becoming indigenous to a place means living as if your children’...

Monica Donovan 12 Oct 2020
Drug Policy Alliance Executive Director Kassandra Frederique

Statement: Release of Grand Jury’s Findings in Breonna Taylor Killing by Louisville Police

From our friends at the Drug Policy Alliance. The Real Culprit is the Drug War ...

Heady Vermont Staff 24 Sep 2020

Hemp Farming and Slavery: A Story of Exploit and Shame

Slave labor brought this labor-intensive crop to prominence in centuries past. As the hemp industry ...

Monica Donovan 30 Jun 2020

Lyneisha Watson: An Intimate Relationship With Cannabis

We met cannabis journalist Lyneisha Watson when she contacted us after we shared a piece ...

Kathryn Blume 26 Jun 2020

National Cannabis Industry Association Offering Complimentary Membership to All Social Equity Business Program Applicants and Licensees

From our friends at The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA)  Scholarship program will provide competitive ...

Heady Vermont Staff 24 Jun 2020

8 Thought-Provoking Summer Reads on Racism and Reform

We’ve put together a collection of reads – running the gamut from journalistic to memoir ...

Heady Vermont Staff 20 Jun 2020

Friday Roll Up: 2020 VT Hemp Rules, Justice + Equity Campaign, NJ Assembly Advances Decrim

“Decriminalization does not mean we eliminate public health and mental health resources for those dealing ...

Monica Donovan 19 Jun 2020

Cannabis Businesses Start Fundraising Campaign For Social Justice

* CALL TO ACTION * Local companies give back to communities impacted by racist drug war BURLINGTON, ...

Heady Vermont Staff 16 Jun 2020