Who Planted Cannabis at the Vermont Capitol?

A rogue gardener? A cannabis philanthropist? Ben and/or Jerry? No one’s quite sure who did it, but one thing is clear: Someone planted a whole bunch of cannabis in flower beds around the Vermont Capitol building. 

CNN reports that a total of 34 immature plants were found. It’s not quite clear if the plants are weed or hemp, but police aren’t planning to test them as they don't intend to open a criminal case. Still, as a police department statement makes clear, they would like to know more:

"We also have no thoughts on why someone would plant it. But if anyone wants to claim it and let us know why they planted it, we are happy to listen.”

In any event, the mysterious public grow-op is a nice reminder that Vermont was the first state to legalize recreational cannabis via the legislature, instead of with a ballot - although the state has yet to approve a system that would allow cannabis to be sold.

This is far from the first case of unexpected public cannabis plants. Last year, city workers in Powell, Wyoming found cannabis growing in public flower pots

If you know anything about who decided to make the Green Mountain State a bit greener - or why - please drop us a line.


The "Better Now" singer will release the first products from his new cannabis brand in the coming weeks. Post Malone first teased the arrival of his new Shaboink line of cannabis products back in May, and now it looks like Post is finally ready to bring launch the new brand with the help of premium cannabis brand Sherbinskis. For the launch Post Malone worked with Sherbinskis' founder Mario Guzman to develop the 'Posty OG' terpene profile that will be featured in Shaboink's non-intoxicating hemp pre-rolls.

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