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

What Act 164’s Municipal Opt-In Clause Means for Vermonters – And How To Get It On Your Town Meeting Day Ballot

There are 255 municipalities in Vermont – and chances are slim that every one of them will ...

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

How Vermont’s Election Results Will Shape Cannabis In 2021 And Beyond

Editor’s Note: The election results in this article have been updated. MONTPELIER — Though the ...

Monica Donovan 13 Nov 2020

Presidential Debate Bingo Version 2.0

There’s no two ways about it – the first presidential debate on September 29 was an ...

Monica Donovan 21 Oct 2020

Vermont Agriculture Update: Ironing Out The Bump In Federal Hemp Standards

The following is a Vermont Agriculture Press Release from the Office of Sen. Patrick Leahy (...

Heady Vermont Staff 20 Oct 2020