Vermont will become the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana sales.
A new measure would prioritize minorities, women, and those disproportionately affected by the War on Drugs for a marijuana business license.
While the week of July 16 brought little in the way of notable developments, last week saw a flurry of legislative activity with regard to recreational and medical marijuana.
Vermont has officially become the ninth state to legalize marijuana for recreational use. The new law took effect over the weekend and gives residents certain rights with respect to the cannabis plant.
In less than two weeks, Vermont will become the ninth state in the nation to officially legalize adult recreational use of cannabis.
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