Coalition renews efforts for 2017 session!

January 27, 2017

On Wednesday, February 25, the Vermont Coalition to Regulate Marijuana held a press conference to announce its plans for the 2017 session. Read the full story here at VTDigger!

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Marijuana policy on the ballot in Vermont?

November 01, 2016

Many Vermonters say they want to vote on marijuana legalization. In this recent commentary at, the Marijuana Policy Project's Matt Simon explains why changing laws by ballot initiative isn't an option in Vermont.

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Legislature will continue studying marijuana regulation in 2016

October 09, 2016

The House did not have enough votes to end marijuana prohibition in 2016. The Legislature adjourned in early May, but the House and Senate did agree to have a committee continue studying the issue this summer and fall. We will be publishing a detailed voter guide this summer so Vermonters will know where candidates on their ballot stand on marijuana policy. Stay tuned!

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New grassroots coordinators begin working to strengthen our coalition!

September 01, 2016

We are pleased to announce the addition of two grassroots coordinators to our team. Burlington resident Matthew Tolley ([email protected]) will serve as northern Vermont grassroots coordinator, and Grafton resident Ed Bank ([email protected]) will serve in the same role for southern Vermont. You can check out their bios here. Matthew and Ed will be working hard in the coming weeks and months to expand our coalition and maintain a presence at events all over the state. They would…

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Where do candidates stand? Check out MPP's Vermont voter guide!

July 09, 2016

The Marijuana Policy Project has published a very detailed voter guide to inform voters about candidates' positions on legalization, regulation, and home cultivation. After you read the voter guide, here are five ways you can help the Vermont Coalition to Regulate Marijuana this summer.

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