TIME TO MAKE MARIJUANA LEGAL IN VERMONT!

COUNTDOWN TO MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION IN VERMONT.
MAKE MARIJUANA LEGAL IN VERMONT!
MAKE MARIJUANA LAWFUL IN VERMONT!
LET’S GET THE JOB DONE!!!
Why should Vermonters face fines, or worse,
for doing what is legal in other places?

NEW YORK
http://www.whec.com/news/marijuana-law-changes-new-york-state/4529651/ …”Peoples-Stokes and Krueger say they’re going to
push their bills hard next January,
when the state legislature returns to regular session.
It’s their goal to make pot legal then.”

CANADA
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-26/rolling-out-legal-weed-comes-with-a-high-price-tag-for-canada “The country is aiming to legalize recreational pot before next July, and would be the first major economy to do so. The plan has led to ballooning values in Canada’s nascent marijuana industry, with Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. estimating sales could reach C$6 billion annually by 2021. While the federal government will regulate the production of marijuana, Canada’s provinces will set up sales and distribution regimes. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has proposed a tax of C$1 per gram on sales of marijuana, with the money being split between the federal and provincial governments.”

MASSACHUSETTS
https://www.mass.gov/service-details/massachusetts-law-about-marijuana-possession MGL c.94G.
The regulation and taxation of marijuana act
Effective December 15, 2016,
adults may possess and use marijuana.

After required licensing procedures,
retail marijuana stores will be permitted to open
beginning in July 2018.

Massachusetts laws
St.2017, c.55 (H3818)
An Act to ensure
safe access to marijuana
This law outlines the ability of cities and towns
to exercise local control
to ban or limit the development of
marijuana establishments,
sets the special excise tax on adult use
marijuana sales to 10.75%,
and includes a local option for
cities and towns to add a 3% tax
on top of the combined 17% between sales and the
marijuana specific excise tax.

MGL c.94G.
The regulation and taxation of marijuana act
Effective December 15, 2016,
adults may possess and use marijuana.
After required licensing procedures,
retail marijuana stores will be permitted to open
beginning in July 2018.

CALIFORNIA
http://money.cnn.com/2017/10/07/news/marijuana-california-massachusetts-maine/index.html “California is aiming to open retail marijuana stores by January 1, Massachusetts and Maine plan to open stores next summer.”… “Massachusetts will implement retail marijuana sales on July 1, once state officials finalize whether certain localities will be able to maintain
a marijuana ban in their respective towns, said Altieri.”…

COLORADO
http://money.cnn.com/2017/10/07/news/marijuana-california-massachusetts-maine/index.html ” Recreational marijuana dispensaries already exist in Colorado, which was the first to legalize adult-use pot
in 2014, and also Washington, Oregon, Alaska and
Nevada, which started in July this year.” …

WASHINGTON, D.C.
http://money.cnn.com/2017/10/07/news/marijuana-california-massachusetts-maine/index.html “Recreational marijuana is also legal in Washington, D.C.,
but there is no legal retail market for it.
Residents are allowed to possess, grow and
consume marijuana on their own property,
but not buy or sell it. ”

MARIJUANA IN SPORTS:
http://www.america.easybranches.com/montana/David-Stern-calls-for-NBA-changes-of-marijuana-rules-254783 NBA National Basketball Association
“David Stern calls for NBA changes of marijuana rules”
“I think we have to change the Collective Bargaining Agreement and let you do what is legal in your state,” he said
. “If marijuana is now in the process of being legalized,
I think you should be allowed to do what’s legal in your state.”

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