In Race to Launch Adult-Use Market, Medical Patients and Caregivers Feel Stuck on Sidelines

By Meg McIntyre for Heady Vermont

As adult-use consumers and businesses gear up for the debut of Vermont’s retail market, medical patients and caregivers say they are still waiting for much-needed fixes to a program that has seen little substantial reform in at least a decade.

In March, the state’s medical program received a D rating from Americans for Safe Access, a nonprofit that represents cannabis patients, doctors and researchers.