With Vermont lawmakers working to fine-tune a recreational marijuana proposal, Gov. Phil Scott signed off on a bill to expand the state’s medical marijuana program.
The new law, which takes effect July 1, increases the number of dispensary licenses and expands the list of medical marijuana qualifying conditions, VTDigger reported.
The legislation creates a fifth dispensary license and allows another to be issued when Vermont’s MMJ patient count grows to 7,000, according to VTDigger. Lawmakers told the news website the patient count is now 4,000. The new statute also increases the number of locations a dispensary