MARIJUANA / marijuana / cannabis LEGALIZATION UPDATE in VERMONT for the legislative week ending May 5, 2017

MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION UPDATE in VERMONT for the legislative week ending May 5, 2017
Exciting MARIJUANA / MARIHUANA / CANNABIS news from The Cannbist!
http://www.thecannabist.co/2017/05/05/vermont-marijuana-legalization-bill-senate-session-extended/79076/ Excerpts from news story Published: May 5, 2017
“By Cory Dawson, The Associated Press…House Speaker Mitzi Johnson tweeted the House would go into recess Friday and resume Wednesday…. marijuana legislation, members could take a vote or attempt to send the bill to a conference committee, where House and Senate lawmakers would hash out the details…marijuana would be legal to possess and grow starting in July 2018… a nine-member commission will develop a law that would tax and regulate marijuana and present it to the legislature next year…
So, will Vermonters start licking their lips and holding off summer vacation plans for 2018?
http://legislature.vermont.gov/bill/status/2018/H.170
H.170
An act relating to possession and cultivation of marijuana by a person 21 years of age or older
Rep. Maxine Grad, Rep. Charles Conquest, Rep. Thomas Burditt Senate Rules Committee
5/5/2017 – Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Rules
Sponsor(s)
Rep. Maxine Grad
Rep. Charles Conquest
Rep. Thomas Burditt
Location
Senate Rules Committee
Last Recorded Action
Senate 5/5/2017 – Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Rules
http://legislature.vermont.gov/assets/Documents/2018/Docs/JOURNAL/sj170505.pdf#page=3 1356 JOURNAL OF THE SENATE
Bills Referred
House bills of the following titles were severally read the first time and referred:
H. 170.
An act relating to possession and cultivation of marijuana by a person 21 years of age or older.
To the Committee on Rules.
1492 JOURNAL OF THE SENATE
Adjournment
On motion of Senator Mazza, the Senate adjourned, to reconvene on Monday, May 8, 2017, at four o’clock in the afternoon.

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