Vermont’s Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization

Vermont’s Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization, Sets Stage For ore Restrictions in Summer Session;

 

Vermont Legalization Bill

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) has vetoed legislation that would have legalized marijuana for recreational use, delivering a blow to legalization backers who hoped Vermont would be the next domino to fall.

Scott told reporters during a press conference Wednesday that he is not strictly opposed to legalization, but he said he would ask the legislature to make changes to the bill.