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

Brattleboro Savings & Loan to Close All Cannabis Banking Accounts

BRATTLEBORO — Brattleboro Savings & Loan announced today that it is “withdrawing from offering banking services ...

Ella Guinan 1 Mar 2023

Vermont Retail Cannabis Revenue Nearly $6 Million in January

MONTPELIER — During the first month of 2023, cannabis retailers in Vermont sold over $5.7 million worth of ...

Ella Guinan 21 Feb 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
Press Release

SLANG Worldwide Issues 100mil Additional Shares to Former HiFi Stakeholders, Noting “Better Than Anticipated” Vermont Rec Sales

Editor’s Note: This press release was originally published on Newsfile on February 13, 2023. It has ...

Heady Vermont Staff 14 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

FDA Kicking CBD Regulations Over to Congress

This official U.S. Food and Drug Administration Press Release was originally published on January 26, 2023: ...

Heady Vermont Staff 26 Jan 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
New England

Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Kick Off in Connecticut

In Connecticut, as of 10 a.m. Tuesday, licensed retailers can now sell cannabis products to ...

NORML 10 Jan 2023
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New York Adult Use Cannabis Sales Begin

NEW YORK — Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the first sales of legal, regulated adult-use cannabis ...

Heady Vermont Staff 30 Dec 2022

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

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