Dispensaries celebrate ‘420′ – WCAX

CHITTENDEN COUNTY, Vt. (WCAX) – Saturday, April 20 marks 420 – a day typically full of marijuana and cannabis consumption for those who celebrate.

Vermont lawmakers legalized marijuana consumption for those 21 and older in July 2018. The legislature voted to create a regulated market to open in 2022. Local dispensaries say business has been booming since legalization, and days like 420 help boost sales even more.

“It’s definitely been steady. The morning’s been great. We’d have a lot of pre-orders I mean everybody’s excited you know this a holiday for our culture and community,” Eddie Furci of Winooski Organics said.

To celebrate 420, Furci says they put up a special mural in front of the store.

“It’s really just an ode to the cannabis industry you know finally able to show its feathers and you know come out into the world and away from the light so it’s kind of an ode to that which is awesome,” Eddi Furci said.

Many different dispensaries celebrated 420 in their own unique way. The Bern gallery right in Burlington actually celebrated their 20th anniversary on 420.

“It’s been immediately popping honestly, we love to see it you know things have been kind of perking up in general as

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