Castleton to host "Cannabis: The Vermont Way" Conference

Castleton University is hosting a one-day conference to celebrate the official launch of its new Cannabis Studies Certificate Program on Friday, Sept. 13.

The “Cannabis: The Vermont Way” conference will include information and discussion about Cannabis from business, advocacy, legal, cultivation, culinary, and health and wellness perspectives. Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman will give the conference’s keynote address. Zuckerman has been an outspoken advocate for cannabis reform in Vermont, supporting a tax and regulate plan and supporting the personal possession plan.

The conference, which will begin at 1 p.m. in Castleton University’s Hoff Hall, will also include a panel discussion featuring Spencer Bell of Northeast Hemp Commodities, Tim Fair and Andrew Subin of Vermont Cannabis Solutions, Cabot Marijuana Investor Tim Lutts, Jessilyn Dolan of the Vermont Cannabis Nurses Association, and other cannabis experts and professionals. Alumnus Chef Joe Lewi will host a cannabis cooking demonstration (CBD oils and extracts only), and an opportunity for networking.

“Cannabis: The Vermont Way” is a free conference, but registration is encouraged. Register in advance at or day of at the door.