Town of Essex Selectboard Meeting

The Essex Selectboard will meet on Tuesday, Januray 18 2022. This meeting will include discussion and potential ...

Heady Vermont Staff 16 Jan 2022

Vermont Supreme Court: Pair stopped by Border Patrol can’t be prosecuted

MONTPELIER — The state Supreme Court ruled Friday that a Vermont couple cannot be prosecuted in ...

Heady Vermont Staff 28 Sep 2021

Town of Rutland to draft cannabis ballot article

RUTLAND — Rutland Town voters will likely get to decide whether or not to allow retail ...

Heady Vermont Staff 3 Sep 2021

Vermont Senate Committee on Committees Seeks Applicants for Cannabis Control Board Advisory Committee by Wednesday, June 23rd

Act 164 of 2020 launched the creation of a regulated cannabis market in Vermont. The Cannabis Control ...

Heady Vermont Staff 18 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
Members of the Joint Legislative Justice Oversight Committee listen to testimony during a meeting in Room 10 of the State House in Montpelier, Vermont on Monday, September 12, 2016. by Eli Harrington for Heady Vermont.

Lawmakers Race to Move Cannabis Social Equity Legislation Out of Committee

MONTPELIER — With just one day left to move policy bills out of legislative committees this ...

Heady Vermont Staff 12 Mar 2021
Act 164 Vermont Cannabis Retail Opt In Guide

Vermont Act 164 Retail Opt-In Guide – How To Get It On Your Town Meeting Day Ballot

There are over 250 municipalities in Vermont – and chances are slim that every one of them ...

Monica Donovan 12 Jan 2021

What You Need To Know This Week: Expungement Rules Now In Effect, VT Legislature Gets Back To Work, COVID Gathering Ban Back On

Vermont’s expungement rules now in effect As of January 1, 2021 no one will be convicted ...

Monica Donovan 4 Jan 2021

Vermont Supreme Court Hears Arguments in ACLU Case on Vermonters’ Constitutional Rights in Border Patrol Searches

Court to decide whether Vermont prosecutors can use evidence obtained by Border Patrol in an ...

ACLU of Vermont 15 Dec 2020

VT Accepting Applications For Top Cannabis Control Board Spots; Deadline Dec 30

MONTPELIER — Governor Phil Scott is now taking the first steps toward implementing a legal cannabis ...

Heady Vermont Staff 14 Dec 2020

Middlebury First Town in VT To Approve Act 164 Cannabis Dispensary Opt-in Vote

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury’s town select board voted unanimously on Tuesday to let voters decide whether ...

Monica Donovan 10 Dec 2020