Tag Archives: Medical Marijuana

State News
March 14, 2018

Senate passes expanded medical marijuana bill

On Friday, March 2, the Vermont Senate approved bill S.216, to allow medical marijuana sales for any “disease, condition, or treatment as determined in writing by a qualifying patient’s health care professional,” according to page 334, of the March 1 Senate Journal.

S.216 also requires the Vermont…

State News
June 10, 2016

Shumlin signs law expanding medical marijuana 

With overdose deaths from prescription opioids skyrocketing across America, on Monday, June 6, Gov. Peter Shumlin signed a law to expand Vermont’s successful medical marijuana system and give doctors an alternative to highly addictive opiates when treating some conditions such as chronic pain.

“At a time when opiate addiction is ravaging our state…

State News
May 11, 2016

House passes looser medical marijuana bill

By Erin Mansfield, VTDigger.org The Vermont House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday in a voice vote that would loosen Vermont’s medical marijuana laws. The House had given preliminary approval to the legislation, S.14, by a vote of 133 to 13 on Monday. Vermont currently…

Cannabis country
Local News
March 12, 2015

Cannabis country

Dark green indicates states whose voters have already approved legalizing recreational marijuana: Colorado, Washington state, Alaska, Oregon and Washington D.C. Lighter green indicates states where legalization of recreational use is projected in the coming years.

Map courtesy of Barney…