You Asked, We Answered: Vermont’s Recreational Pot Law

On July 1, Vermont’s Act 86 makes it legal for adults 21+ to possess an ounce of marijuana and cultivate a small number of marijuana plants under state law.

Read Act 86 here.

But there are specific and sometimes confusing guidelines under the law that determine how people can use cannabis in the state. So we asked Vermonters what questions they have about Act 86.

Here are the most frequently asked questions we received (as well as our best attempt to get a clear answer!).

You CAN use marijuana:

  • In your own home
  • In your rented apartment if your landlord OKs it
  • Outside, but not in public spaces

You CANNOT use marijuana: