Vermont: Medical Marijuana Handbook
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2023 Vermont Medical Marijuana Handbook
Vermont has 3 bordering states consisting of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New York.
Medical marijuana is legal in Massachusetts , but they choose not to tax medical marijuana. There is no cannabis excise tax charged on medical marijuana in Massachusetts.
Medical marijuana is legal in New Hampshire , but there is no cannabis sales tax on it. There is no cannabis excise tax charged on medical marijuana in New Hampshire.
Medical marijuana is legal in New York , but they choose not to tax medical marijuana. There is, however, a 7% cannabis excise tax on all sales of medical marijuana in New York.
Medical Marijuana is illegal in so there is no tax on medical marijuana in those states.
About Vermont Medical Marijuana
Is medical marijuana legal in Vermont?
Yes, medical marijuana is legal in Vermont
When and how did Vermont legalize marijuana for medical use?
Vermont legalized medical marijuana in 2004. This law was passed using Senate Bill 76 . The official name for this law is the Medical Cannabis Registry Title 7 Chapter 33
Vermont Medical Marijuana possession limits
- 2 oz.
- 7 immature, 2 mature
Is it legal to grow marijuana for medicinal use at home in Vermont?
Yes, medical marijuana patients are allowed to grow marijuana for medicinal use.
Any cannabis harvested from personal plants does not count toward the 2 oz possession limit provided it is stored in an indoor facility on the property where the cannabis is cultivated and reasonable precautions are taken to prevent unauthorized access to it.
Are there medical dispensaries available to patients?
Yes, as long as the patient presents the appropriate documentation for Vermont.
Dispensaries are limited to possessing 28 ounces of usable marijuana, 28 mature plants, and 98 immature plants. The exception to this rule is if the dispensary is designated for more than 14 registered patients. If this is the case the limit changes to four ounces of usable marijuana, two mature plants, and seven immature plants for every registered patient.
Is there a list of specific conditions for medical marijuana in Vermont?
- multiple sclerosis
- Crohn's disease
- Parkinson's disease
- the treatment of these diseases if that results in severe, persistent or intractable symptoms
- PTSD provided the patient is in active therapy
- a disease or medical condition or its treatment that is chronic, debilitating, and produces intractable symptoms such as cachexia or wasting syndrome, chronic pain, severe nausea, or seizures
The list above, and more detailed information on it, can be found in the Vermont medical marijuana law
Does Vermont have a medical registry system or ID card?
Yes, Vermont keeps track of their medical marijuna patients.
- there is a $50 fee to obtain a registration card or renewal of a registration card
- cards must be renewed annually
Does Vermont recognize patients from other states?
No, Vermont does not recognize patients from any state.
Are there any age restrictions for medical marijuana in Vermont?
Applicants that are under the age of 18, must have a parent, or legal guardian, sign the form with them.