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Vermont House passes bill to legalize, regulate cannabis sales!

Attend your town meeting next week and speak to your representatives about their votes on S. 54!

Yesterday, in a historic 90-54 vote, the Vermont House approved the bill to legalize, regulate, and tax cannabis sales. S. 54 passed in a final voice vote today, and it will now return to the Senate. Next, we expect the Senate will work with the House to resolve differences before sending a final version of the bill to Gov. Phil Scott’s desk.

Since the House did not pass S. 54 by a veto-proof majority, it’s especially important that we thank the representatives who voted in favor and speak to those who voted “no.” The legislature is off for Town Meeting next week, so that will be an ideal time for you to speak with your state legislators. Please take a moment to see how your representative(s) voted and plan to attend your town’s meeting on Tuesday, March 3!

If you’re not able to speak to your representative(s) in person, you can look them up here and either email or call them to follow up on their votes.

You can read an updated summary of the bill here.

Vermonters have already waited far too long for legal, regulated sales of cannabis. Please share this message with your family and friends!

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Vermont: Bill to regulate cannabis advances in House, but time is running out

If you live in Vermont, email your state representatives today — tell them Vermont needs to finish the job and regulate cannabis in 2019!

The Vermont Senate has already passed S. 54, a bill that would create a regulated and taxed market for adult-use cannabis in Vermont, and last week the House Government Operations Committee voted 10-1 in favor of its passage. The bill is currently being considered by the House Ways and Committee.

Please email your state representatives today and urge them to support regulating cannabis in 2019!

You can read a summary of the bill, as amended by the House Government Operations Committee, here. The legislative session is expected to conclude at the end of next week, so it’s very important that representatives hear from you today.

After you email your state representatives, please share this message with your family and friends!

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Vermont House considers bill to regulate and tax cannabis

If you live in Vermont, contact your state representatives today — tell them it’s time for Vermont to finish the job and regulate cannabis in 2019!

The Vermont Senate has already passed S. 54, a bill that would create a regulated and taxed market for adult-use cannabis in Vermont. The bill is now being considered by the House Government Operations Committee and other House committees.

Please email your state representatives today and urge them to support regulating cannabis in 2019!

You can read a summary of the bill, as it was approved by the Senate, here.

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Vermont Senate passes bill to regulate and tax cannabis!

If you live in Vermont, contact your state representatives today — tell them it's time for Vermont to finish the job and regulate cannabis in 2019!

Today, the Vermont Senate passed S. 54 in a 23-5 vote. This bill would create a regulated and taxed market for cannabis in Vermont, allowing adults 21 and older to buy cannabis from retail stores instead of the illicit market.

Please email your state representatives today and urge them to support regulating cannabis in 2019!

You can read a summary of the bill here.

After you email your state representatives, please share this message with your family and friends and encourage them to join the Vermont Coalition to Regulate Marijuana!

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Half of Vermont Senate sponsors bill to regulate cannabis!

If you live in Vermont, contact your state legislators today — tell them Vermont needs to finish the job and pass a sensible cannabis regulation bill in 2019!

The Senate's bill to regulate and tax cannabis markets in Vermont has been introduced, and it is being sponsored by 15 senators — half of the 30-member Senate! You can read a summary of S. 54 here.

Please email your state legislators today and urge them to support this bill!

Senate leaders have already said they intend to pass the bill within the next few weeks, after which it is expected to face a somewhat more difficult path in the House. Gov. Phil Scott has not yet evolved in support of cannabis regulation, so we may need to earn support from two-thirds majorities in both the House and Senate in order to override a potential veto and pass the bill into law.

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