On March 22, the Vermont House Judiciary Committee voted 8-3 to make marijuana legal for adults’ use. The bill, H. 170, would eliminate Vermont’s civil penalty for possessing one ounce or less of marijuana, and it would eliminate penalties for possession of up to two mature marijuana plants and up to four immature plants. Penalties for possession of more than one ounce of marijuana would also be reduced.
A full House vote is expected soon. Please call and/or email your representatives today!