Marijuana for Symptom Relief Oversight Committee

Per statute governing the Vermont Marijuana Registry (18 V.S.A. § 4474j) a Marijuana for Symptom Relief Oversight Committee has been established with the following guidelines:
The committee shall be composed of the following members:

  • one registered patient appointed by each dispensary;
  • one registered nurse and one registered patient appointed by the governor;
  • one physician appointed by the Vermont medical society;
  • one member of a local zoning board appointed by the Vermont League of Cities and Towns;
  • one representative appointed jointly by the Vermont sheriffs' association and the Vermont association of chiefs of police; and
  • the commissioner of public safety or his or her designee.

The oversight committee shall meet at least two times per year for the purpose of evaluating and making recommendations to the general assembly regarding:

  • the ability of qualifying patients and registered caregivers in all areas of the state to obtain timely access to marijuana for symptom relief;
  • the effectiveness of the registered dispensaries individually and together in serving the needs of qualifying patients and registered caregivers, including the provision of educational and support services;
  • the sufficiency of the regulatory and security safeguards contained in this subchapter and adopted by the department of public safety to ensure that access to and use of cultivated marijuana is provided only to cardholders authorized for such purposes.

Notices and agendas of upcoming meetings will be posted here.  Minutes of previous meetings will also be posted below once available.

Meeting Documents


Contact Information

Vermont Marijuana Registry
45 State Drive
Waterbury,  VT  05671-1300
Tel: 802.241.5115
Fax: 802.241.5230