Vermont considers medical marijuana d...

Vermont considers medical marijuana dispensaries

There are 6 comments on the Burlington Free Press story from Apr 4, 2011, titled Vermont considers medical marijuana dispensaries. In it, Burlington Free Press reports that:

Shayne Lynn, seen at his home in Burlington, hopes to run a dispensary if a proposed medical marijuana bill becomes law.

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John Smith

Lawrence, MA

#1 Apr 7, 2011
this is Dumb
vt man

United States

#2 Apr 11, 2011
I think that it would be the best thing vermont got my GREEN LigHT

Contoocook, NH

#3 Apr 11, 2011
No its isnt "dumb" . Its needed. What is also needed in Vermont is for the law to allow the same ailments to get a card as all the other medical states. I have glucoma and am told "no" Evidently only debilitating ailments are valid. I consider impendin blindness ..debilitating myself. But if they want me to go blind and to cost the state more money with my long term care be it. And believe me Im going for life long
attendents and helper monkeys ,,cha ching!

Since: Mar 11

Salisbury, VT

#4 Apr 12, 2011
One tiny step in the right direction!

Mark & François
The Daily Ride Podcast

North Troy, VT

#5 Dec 30, 2011
I am glad Vermont is considering dispensaries. My doctor suggested that I try medical marijuana and filled out the proper forms to get me 'legal'. That was six months ago! I do not dare to try it though as he told me that I would have to figure out how to get it on my own. That kind of freaked me out.
If I understand it correctly, it is legal to have and use it in the state of Vermont if your doctor prescribes it. However, you have to engage in illegal activity to buy it, because it is not legal to sell it. Additionally, if it happens to be a federal employee that catches you with it, you can be arrested. I understand that although it is legal in VT, it is illegal under federal law, so don't cross the border into Canada because I suspect if you are called out by border patrol, they could in theory arrest you.
The whole process is a bit much for me. I guess I will just wait until everyone is on the same page!

Northfield, VT

#6 Jan 3, 2012
where are they????????? Why isnt this happening?

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