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Cannabis Status

Medical and Recreational

Overview of Medical Cannabis in Vermont

Senate Bill 76 and House Bill 645 for the authority to license and regulate businesses were passed as legislative bills in 2004. Patients are required to be recommended by a health-care provider that can be licensed in either Vermont, New York, New Hampshire, or Massachusetts. Home Cultivation is allowed.

Possession Limit

2 oz every month

Overview of Recreational Cannabis in Vermont

H*.511 was passed as a legislative bill in 2018. Home Cultivation is allowed.

Possession Limit

1 oz

Hemp Status


Overview of Hemp in Vermont

Industrial Hemp was legalized in Vermont in 2013.

Hemp was then federally legalized in the 2018 Farm Bill, signed December 20, 2018.