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Vermont Tribes in the Cannabis Industry

Medical Marijuana is Legal in Vermont. Recreational Use is Limited.

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

Social use of marijuana is legal. Selling 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.

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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.