Vermont Recreational Marijuana Handbook


Vermont Marijuana Tax Rate

Sales Tax Medical Excise Tax Medical Max Medical Tax Sales Tax Recreational Excise Tax Recreational Max Recreational Tax
6.00% N/A 6.00% 6.00% 14.00% 20.00%

2024 Vermont Recreational Marijuana Handbook

Vermont has 3 bordering states consisting of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New York.

Recreational marijuana is legal in Massachusetts and is subject to a sales tax of 6.25%. There is also a 10.75% excise tax on all sales of recreational marijuana in Massachusetts.

Recreational marijuana is legal in New York and is subject to a sales tax of 13.00%. There is no excise tax charged on recreational marijuana.

Recreational Marijuana is illegal in New Hampshire, so there is no tax on recreational marijuana in those states.

About Vermont Recreational Marijuana

Is recreational marijuana legal in Vermont?

Yes, recreational marijuana is legal in Vermont

When and how did Vermont legalize marijuana recreationally?

Vermont legalized recreational marijuana in 2018. This law was passed using Legislative Bill H.511 and passed with a vote of %. The official name for this law is Chapter 31: Cannabis

Vermont Recreational Marijuana possession limits


  • Starting October 1, 2022, recreational dispensaries will open.


  • 6 plants (no more than 2 mature)

What are the restrictions on growing at home?

Each residence is limited to 6 total plants, two of which being mature, regardless of how many people are residing inside. Any Marijuana harvested, does not count towards the possession limit as long as it is stored inside, and properly secured to prevent unauthorized access.

What is the name of the agency that regulates Vermont recreational marijuana?

State of Vermont Marijuana Commission is responsible for regulating recreational marijuana in the state of Vermont.

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