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Vermont Tribes in the Cannabis Industry

Social Use of Marijuana is Legal. Sale of Marijuana is Illegal.

In January 2018 Vermont decriminalized the private use and possession of marijuana for adults 21 and older. Personal possession cannot exceed 1 ounce. Adults can also grow two mature plants on their private property.

The sale of non-medical marijuana remains illegal. Consumption of marijuana must be on private property. Public consumption is illegal. Marijuana use inside a motor vehicle is illegal.

Medical Cannabis is Legal in Vermont

Vermont first legalized medical marijuana in 2004. The recreational use and the possession of marijuana are illegal in the state.

News Updates

News Congress May Block DOJ Prosecution of Medical Marijuana in 2-Year Budget
2018.02.10 - A budget deal may block the DOJ from money needed to enforce anti-cannabis laws in states that has voter approval for medical marijuana ... Read more
News U.S. Justice Dept Rescinds All Obama Marijuana Policies 01.04.2018 - The DOJ today rescinded all cannabis policies of the Obama Administration that allowed states to decide their own laws on recreational and medical cannabis. ... Read more

Vermont's Federally-Recognized Tribes

There are no federally recognized tribes in Vermont.

For a complete list of Vermont tribes and their locations, see our page about Vermont Tribes.

Cannabis Opportunities for Vermont Tribes

With no federally-recognized tribes, there are no cannabis opportunities for American Indian tribes in Vermont.