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HOW TO GET A VT MEDICAL MARIJUANA CARD
These are the steps to get a Vermont medical marijuanas card (VT) with the help of Leafy DOC:
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CANNABIS IN VERMONT-EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
VERMONT Marijuana Laws
Here’s a list of penalties for Vermont possession, sale, and distribution of marijuana, concentrate, or paraphernalia.
- Marijuana is a Schedule I substance in the state of Vermont
- Federally, cannabis is still considered a Schedule I Controlled Substance.
- An adult resident may possess up to one ounce of cannabis
- The sale or delivery of less than half an ounce is a misdemeanor punishable by a maximum sentence of two years imprisonment and a maximum fine of 10,000 USD, or both.
- Possession of more than five grams of hashish is a misdemeanor punishable by six months imprisonment and a maximum fine of 500 USD for a first offense.
- The possession of marijuana paraphernalia by a person 21 years of age or older is punishable by a civil fine only — no arrest, no jail time, and no criminal record.
Cannabis Policy Reform Timeline
- 1915: Cannabis use and possession were banned in Vermont due to federal prohibition
- 2004: Vermont legalized medical marijuana via Senate Bill 76
- 2007: Senate Bill 7 was passed to expand the medical program and qualifying conditions
- 2013: House Bill 200 was passed to decriminalize the possession of one ounce or less to a civil infraction
- 2014: Governor Shumlin stated his support for a taxation and regulation system for cannabis
- 2017: The Vermont House approved a bill to allow personal possession, use, and cultivation of cannabis but not retail sales
- 2018: House Bill 511, an amended version of the 2017 bill, was passed to legalize adult personal possession of one ounce of cannabis and allows individuals to cultivate two plants.
- 2022: Licensed dispensaries can begin cannabis sales to adults in October
Possession Limits in VT
- Under the recreational law, adults aged 21 and over can possess up to one ounce of marijuana and grow up to two mature and four immature plants per housing unit. Medical cannabis patients can possess up to two ounces.
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Visit These VERMONT Hotspots After Getting Your Medical Card
Nestled in the Green Mountains of Vermont, Woodstock is a quintessential New England town that offers tourists a charming and picturesque experience. Visitors can explore the historic architecture of the town’s buildings, including the famous covered bridge that spans the Ottauquechee River. The city also boasts excellent shopping and dining options and several cultural attractions. One of the most popular attractions in Woodstock is the Billings Farm & Museum. This working farm and museum allow visitors to learn about the history of Vermont’s farming industry and experience the daily life of a working farm. Woodstock has a vibrant art scene, and several art events occur yearly. The Woodstock Art Festival features the work of over 100 artists and includes a variety of art forms, including painting, sculpture, photography, and ceramics.
The Champlain Islands are a group of islands located in Lake Champlain, which forms a natural border between Vermont and New York. The islands offer visitors a unique and tranquil experience, with stunning views of the lake and surrounding mountains. One of the most popular activities in the Champlain Islands is cycling. The islands offer a network of scenic bike paths and quiet country roads that wind through picturesque farms and vineyards. Another popular attraction in the Champlain Islands is the Sand Bar State Park. This park features a mile-long sandbar that extends into the lake, offering visitors a beautiful spot for swimming, picnicking, hiking, and water sports. For those interested in history, the Grand Isle County Historical Society Museum features exhibits on local industries, including fishing and farming, and artifacts from the region’s Native American tribes.