“Get your wallet out,” said one cannabis entrepreneur. “It’s incredibly expensive.”
Four retail operations are now licensed to open Oct. 1.
As of Oct. 1, Canada is lifting vaccination and testing requirements for people crossing into the country.
Four Vermont institutions now offer banking for cannabis businesses, but some small growers look elsewhere due to expense.
The town’s zoning board of adjustment concluded there was not enough evidence to show the airstrip would be of minor consequence to neighbors or that such airstrips are customary in Vermont.
Andrew Subin, a Burlington attorney who advises cannabis businesses, predicted it may be January before stores have a sufficient supply on their shelves.
Some businesses are still recovering from near-total losses in 2020 and 2021.
The Cannabis Control Board on Wednesday gave the go-ahead to businesses in Middlebury, Rutland and Burlington. But retailers say the start of retail sales next month could be slow.
The fast-food locations were found to have allowed minors to use deep-fat fryers and ovens, resulting in burns.
The sale assures that the museum can remain at its Proctor location for the next century.