Last updated on 13 July 2021
CBD derived from industrial hemp, which contains 0.3% THC or less is legal in Vermont. It is also legal to use hemp-derived CBD as an additive in food or beverages. Due to its low THC levels, adults can obtain CBD oil and products without a medical marijuana card or prescription. According to the Vermont hemp program rules, CBD products derived from hemp that is grown or processed in Vermont must conform with labeling expectations, for example:
The name and mailing address of the product manufacturer, the amount of any cannabinoid contained in the product including CBD, by serving size.
Is Cannabis legal in Vermont?
Medical cannabis was legalized in 2004 with the passing of Senate Bill 76. Patients with medical marijuana cards can purchase CBD derived from Cannabis from authorized dispensaries. There are no specified possession limits for CBD derived from cannabis. Cannabis was legalized for adult use, in 2018.
|How old do I need to be to consume?||Possession Limit for Flower||Possession Limit for Concentrates|
|21+ Recreational |
|1oz Recreational 2oz Medical||5g Recreational 10g Medical|
- Cachexia, or wasting syndrome
- Chronic pain
- Crohn’s disease
- Epilepsy, or other seizures
- Multiple sclerosis
- Parkinson’s disease
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Severe nausea
Are there any penalties for using CBD in Vermont?
Cannabis is not allowed to be consumed outside or within public view, otherwise it can result in a $100 fine for the first offense.