The number of states legalizing the adult-use marijuana in the United States just grew to 11 with the addition of Vermont. Governor Phil Scott, a Republican announced he would permit legislation to regulate and tax cannabis sales to become law without his signature. According to the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP). Scott’s office confirmed the move in a news release. The news, which sets the stage for yet more growth of the U.S. cannabis industry. Vermont is only the second state in the nation to legalize adult-use via the legislature and not at the ballot box. Illinois did so in 2019.
Marijuana Business Daily, 10/07/2020 21:15:19