Connecticut

Connecticut’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Connecticut’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Connecticut’s first medical marijuana dispensary opened Wednesday night in the city of South Windsor.  Prime Wellness of Connecticut has opened its doors, although the shop will not actually have...
University of New Haven Developing New Process for Testing Marijuana Contaminants

University of New Haven Developing New Process for Testing Marijuana Contaminants

Heather Miller Coyle, a forensic botanist and associate professor at the University of New Haven in Connecticut has started to develop a new process to detect contaminants in marijuana...
Connecticut Lawmakers to Vote on Medical Marijuana Regulations

Connecticut Lawmakers to Vote on Medical Marijuana Regulations

On Tuesday, a special legislative committee in Connecticut will decide whether to approve regulations for the state’s medical marijuana program.  The regulations that they will weigh in on include...
Connecticut Holds Public Hearings for Medical Marijuana Program

Connecticut Holds Public Hearings for Medical Marijuana Program

On Monday, medical marijuana supporters and opponents gathered at a public hearing on medical marijuana regulations in Connecticut.  The public was able to comment on their ideas for regulations...
Connecticut Works to Establish Medical Marijuana Program

Connecticut Works to Establish Medical Marijuana Program

Medical marijuana was legalized in Connecticut in 2012, and the state Department of Consumer Protection was given until July 2013 to establish a set of regulations to present to...
CT To Impose Tax on Medical Marijuana

CT To Impose Tax on Medical Marijuana

The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services has released a special notice, announcing that medical marijuana sales will be taxed.  The announcement states that “Sales of marijuana by licensed dispensaries...
Bridgeport, CT Mayor Speaks Out Against Medical Marijuana Farm Rejection

Bridgeport, CT Mayor Speaks Out Against Medical Marijuana Farm Rejection

On Monday, the Bridgeport, CT zoning commission rejected a plan to open a medical marijuana farm in the town.  Now, Mayor Bill Finch is speaking out, saying that the...
Connecticut Medical Marijuana Law to Take Effect Monday

Connecticut Medical Marijuana Law to Take Effect Monday

Starting on Monday, October 1, Connecticut patients with debilitating conditions who wish to use medical marijuana with the approval of their doctor will be able to file their application...
Connecticut Reflects on Impact of Marijuana Decriminalization

Connecticut Reflects on Impact of Marijuana Decriminalization

In early June 2011, Connecticut approved the decriminalization of the possession of small amounts of marijuana.  Lawmakers hoped that passing such a measure would help to keep low-level offenders...
Connecticut Becomes 17th State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Connecticut Becomes 17th State to Legalize Medical Marijuana

On Friday, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed into law legislation that allows the use of marijuana for medical reasons in the state.  Connecticut joins 16 other states, and the...