How to Work In Cannabis

Requirements by State

Map of the United States

Politics, budgets, and public support vary widely by state, which means each state’s requirements to work in the cannabis industry look completely different from one another.* This map and corresponding state information is not updated in real time. For up-to-the-minute information on requirements to work in cannabis, visit the governing body links provided on each state page.

17States & DistrictsAdult use cannabis is legal
21States & DistrictsMedical cannabis is legal

How to get your cannabis license in:

Shape of Vermont

Vermont

Medical:
yes
Adult Use:
yes
Age:
21+
Hemp:
yes
CBD:
yes
Delivery:
none
Fees:
N/A
Application:
N/A
Market Overview:

Vermont Governor Phil Scott passed legislation in 2020 for adult-use sales. While retail sales won’t begin until 2022, adults aged 21 or older can possess small amounts of cannabis for consumption without penalty. Medical marijuana use was legalized in 2004.

Requirements & Application Process:

There are currently no licenses or cards required to be an employee at a Vermont medical cannabis facility.

Background Check Requirements:

Employees at a registered dispensary in Vermont are required to submit to fingerprinting.

Additional Links:
Additional Job & Salary Information:

2020 Salary Guide

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