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Guidance for Municipalities

Please see the below document, created to assist towns and other municipalities working with individuals and businesses seeking to establish a cannabis business.

This document is not intended as legal advice - if towns have questions about their legal responsibilities, they are encouraged to seek appropriate counsel.

Municipal Guidance Document

January 15th Report to the General Assembly

The Cannabis Control Board submitted their required report to the Vermont Legislature on Friday, January 14th, 2022. The purpose of this report was to make recommendations on:

Public Hearing for Proposed Rules 1 and 2

The Board will be holding its public hearing for the purposes of hearing comment on its first two proposed rules. Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to join either in person, or via Microsoft Teams through the link below.

When: Friday, January 14, 2022 at 11am ET

Where: Cannabis Control Board offices - 89 Main Street, third floor, Montpelier VT

Please note: All visitors to any State of Vermont office are required to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status, until further notice

Medical Program Transition to CCB

In accordance with Act 62, the Medical Cannabis Program will transfer to the Cannabis Control Board from its current location within the Department for Public Safety. This transition will take effect on January 1, 2022.

What does this mean for you?

Scam Alert - Please Read

The Cannabis Control Board recently received notification of a scam targeting prospective participants in the adult-use cannabis marketplace. A caller reached out to a local business claiming to be from the Board and demanded cash as well as other information from the business, including photographs of their premises, in order to avoid further fines.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Board has developed a FAQ page to better answer the public's questions as it moves through the process of creating a safe and legal market for adult-use cannabis.

That page may be found here.

Don't see an answer to your question? Email us! Someone will get back to you with more information.

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