Recreational marijuana legalization goes into effect in Vermont


today that he had been anticipating legal marijuana in the Green Mountain Hattie Vermont a cannabis advocacy organization held the legalization celebration Sun stay on private property in Johnson it’s not about smoking weed as much as it is celebrating our ability to be able to do that to be able to grow these plans and maybe more importantly for a lot of professionals to your like to come out with more open conversations help move hopefully move away the stigma Patty humiston agrees with that negative stigma while she is in a regular consumer of cannabis she isn’t afraid to say she may start again now that she can throw her own you can grow it according to what you’re looking for and stead of getting it on the street I don’t really know what you’re getting so I’m willing to try it while weed is now legal to possess and grow in Vermont selling it is not if we could have more money for opiate treatment for Highway Safety from texting to drinking and driving I think that’s Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman has been a longtime legalization supporter and says money from attacks unregulated Market could be helpful for Vermont but some pro-pot people in this crowd already finding creative ways to sell the by offering a t-shirt or membership at a higher price that includes a free gift of the green stuff. farm that grows CBD hemp CBD has been legal to sell in Vermont and is a close relative but cannabis it contains an extremely low amount of THC so it won’t get you high as a lot of different people Circle the people that just haven’t talked to before and everybody is just yeah super Positive Vibes about all this happening nurses are coming out of the Cannabis closet Jessie Lynn Dolan has worked in opioid addiction management for 7 years and is part of the Vermont cannabis Nurses Association their goal is the educated answer patient question on cannabis use everything we’re learning now it’s how amazing cannabis can work for many people for paying and for withdrawal instead of continuing to though. anyone against the legalization of cannabis at the celebration but many point out it’s still illegal on the federal level and more work needs to be done for roadside testing something cannabis supporters also agree with reporting and Johnson Channel 3 News
Vermont is now the ninth state in the country where recreational use of marijuana is legal. The state’s new law, which went into effect on Sunday, allows for the possession of up to an ounce of the drug. Dom Amato of CBS affiliate WCAX-TV reports.

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