A spokeswoman for Governor Phil Scott, a Republican, said he would need to consider the details of the legislation before deciding whether to sign, veto or let it pass into law without his signature.“On the issue of legalising marijuana, the Governor has said he is not philosophically opposed, but we must ensure certain public safety and health questions are answered,” Scott spokeswoman Rebecca Kelley said in an e-mail.Stratton's fiancée, Lauretta Sheridan, 45, also of Newfane, was charged with aiding in the commission of a felony after allegedly helping Stratton care for the marijuana plants while he was incarcerated.

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You must have one of the qualifying medical conditions to register with the Vermont medical marijuana registry. Patients can grow up to four plants and possess up to two ounces of usable marijuana at a time.

Vermont is home to Senator Bernie Sanders who recently criticized the DEA for their decision not to move marijuana off the schedule I substance list.

On June 21, 2016, Logan signed a “cessation of practice agreement” with the Vermont Board of Medical Practice.

The seven-page document states that “as a result of (Logan’s) personal health concerns, (Logan) has voluntarily determined that he shall temporarily and immediately cease and desist at this time from the practice of medicine.”The agreement also stated that Logan acknowledged he had been offered the opportunity to obtain legal advice in the matter.

According to the affidavit, on July 25, a member of the Southern Vermont Drug Task Force informed Vermont State Police Det.

Tyson Kinney about the cultivation at 165 Newfane Hill Road.That was not an option in Vermont, where state law does not allow for ballot measures of that kind.Lawmakers in nearby Rhode Island are contemplating a similar measure.“People can argue about the pluses and minuses of marijuana, but everyone knows it’s not a killer drug like heroin,” Sanders wrote in a tweet after the DEA announced that marijuana has “no currently accepted medical use in the United States.” You must be 18 years or older, and you must have a debilitating condition confirmed by a health care professional. You’ll need to fill out the Registered Patient Application, Health Care Professional Verification Form, include an electronic photograph, and a fee.After this, you may have to wait about 30 days before receiving your card in the mail.Any Health Care Professional can register a patient with the state’s medical marijuana program.