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Senate Committee on Government Operations




Room 10

November 3, 2015

Last Updated 11/3/2015 3:18 PM


10:00 AM                    Marijuana Regulation in Vermont

Committee Discussion

Meg Mott, Speech Matters Program, Marlboro College


10:15 AM                    Marijuana Regulation in Vermont

Bill Lofy, Vermont Cannabis Collaborative

Francis Janik, Jamaica

Eli Harrington, Vermontijuana


11:30 AM                    Marijuana Regulation in Vermont

Howard Fairman, Vernon


12:00 PM                    Lunch


1:00 PM                      Marijuana Regulation in Vermont

Robert Melamede

Iana Newton, Brattleboro

Julie Tessler, Director, Vermont Council of Developmental and Mental Health Services

Stewart Savel, Brattleboro

Emily Amanna

Keith Rowe, Parent

Laura Subin, Vermont Coalition to Regulate Marijuana

Mark Linkhorst, Cannabis.Pro LLC, Open Source Cannabis Consulting & Industry Development

Rep. Joseph Troiano

Joe Veldon, Owner, Righteous Roots Organics


4:00 PM                      Adjourn


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