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If a municipality has not opted to host a cannabis retail store, can it keep other types of cannabis establishments from operating?

Submitted by matt.stirnweis… on Mon, 12/20/2021 - 12:21

A municipality may not use its regulatory authority to prohibit the operation of non-retail cannabis establishments.  

The relevant statute provides: “A municipality shall not: prohibit the operation of a cannabis establishment within the municipality through an ordinance adopted pursuant to 24 V.S.A. § 2291 or a bylaw adopted pursuant to 24 V.S.A. § 4414.”