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S.54

An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Sen. Richard Sears, Sen. Timothy Ashe, Sen. Joseph Benning, Sen. Christopher Pearson, Sen. John Rodgers, Sen. Jeanette White , Sen. Rebecca Balint, Sen. Philip Baruth, Sen. Brian Campion, Sen. Alison Clarkson, Sen. Ann Cummings, Sen. Ruth Hardy, Sen. Cheryl Hooker, Sen. Andrew Perchlik, Sen. Richard Westman
2/19/2019 - Favorable report with recommendation of amendment by Committee on Judiciary
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Last Recorded Action
Senate 2/19/2019 - Favorable report with recommendation of amendment by Committee on Judiciary
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An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
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An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
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An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:45 AM

S.54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Laura Subin, Director, Vermont Coalition to Regulate Marijuana
Ed Abrahams, Vice Chair, Great Barrington MA Select board
10:15 AM

S.54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
Monique McHenry, Executive Director, VT Patients Alliance
Craig Bolio, Deputy Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes
Mark Levine, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
Thomas D. Anderson, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
Cary Giguere, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:45 AM

S.54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Matt Simon, Marijuana Policy Project
Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice for All
Graham Unangst-Rufenacht, Field Organizer, Rural Vermont
10:30 AM

S.54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Eli Harrington, Founder and COO, Heady Vermont
Andrew Freedman, Consultant, Freedman and Koski
David Nathan, MD, Doctors for Cannabis Regulation
Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns
T.J. Donovan, Vermont Attorney General, Attorney General's Office

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:45 AM

S.54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
Simha Ravven, Interim Chief Medical Officer, Brattleboro Retreat and Vice President, Vermont Medical Society
David Silberman, Attorney, Middlebury
John Hollar, Lobbyist, , Marijuana Dispensaries
10:30 AM

S.54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Joe Veldon, Cannabis Farmer, 7 Leaf Genetics
Josh Decatur, CEO, Trace Vermont
Christopher Dudzik, President, NJ DRE Association
Paul Armentano, Deputy Director, NORML
Robin Joy, Director of Reserach, Crime Research Group

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:45 AM

S.54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Committee discussion of issues flagged during testimony

David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Cove, Working Vermont, and AARP-VT
Carol Daigle, Vermont Citizen
Laura Subin, Director, Vermont Coalition to Regulate Marijuana
Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
10:30 AM

S.54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Mark up


Friday, February 8, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
9:45 AM

S.54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Committee Discussion

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
11:00 AM

S.54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Mark up with Leg Council

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Friday, February 15, 2019
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Judiciary
8:45 AM

S.54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Mark up

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
10:45 AM

S.54 - An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Vote

Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

An act relating to the regulation of cannabis

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
Senate Committee on Judiciary
  • Ed Abrahams, Vice Chair, Great Barrington MA Select board
  • Thomas D. Anderson, Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • Paul Armentano, Deputy Director, NORML
  • Jessa Barnard, Executive Director, Vermont Medical Society
  • Craig Bolio, Deputy Commissioner, VT Department of Taxes
  • Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Carol Daigle, Vermont Citizen
  • Josh Decatur, CEO, Trace Vermont
  • T.J. Donovan, Vermont Attorney General, Attorney General's Office
  • Christopher Dudzik, President, NJ DRE Association
  • Andrew Freedman, Consultant, Freedman and Koski
  • Cary Giguere, Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets
  • Eli Harrington, Founder and COO, Heady Vermont
  • Christopher Herrick, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Public Safety
  • John Hollar, Lobbyist, , Marijuana Dispensaries
  • Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice for All
  • Robin Joy, Director of Reserach, Crime Research Group
  • Mark Levine, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Health
  • Shayne Lynn, Executive Director, Champlain Valley Dispensary, Inc.
  • Monique McHenry, Executive Director, VT Patients Alliance
  • David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Cove, Working Vermont, and AARP-VT
  • David Nathan, MD, Doctors for Cannabis Regulation
  • Simha Ravven, Interim Chief Medical Officer, Brattleboro Retreat and Vice President, Vermont Medical Society
  • David Silberman, Attorney, Middlebury
  • Matt Simon, Marijuana Policy Project
  • Laura Subin, Director, Vermont Coalition to Regulate Marijuana
  • Graham Unangst-Rufenacht, Field Organizer, Rural Vermont
  • Joe Veldon, Cannabis Farmer, 7 Leaf Genetics
  • Gwynn Zakov, Municipal Policy Advocate, Vermont League of Cities and Towns

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Michele Childs, Legislative Counsel

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