Connecticut

Connecticut

Due to COVID-19, Connecticut’s Legislative Session Cut Short, Cannabis Legalization Stalled

The state’s general assembly has adjourned early. If and when lawmakers reconvene for a special session this summer, legalization is likely to be a low priority.

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As Governor Pushes Legalization, Connecticut Lawmakers Debate Adult Use Cannabis

Connecticut is surrounded by states that have legalized cannabis, or plan to. “We can't stick our heads in the sand,” said Governor Ned Lamont’s senior adviser.

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont Pledges Regional Approach to Cannabis Legalization in State of the State

Lamont praised “coordinated regional regulation,” while Pennsylvania’s governor left cannabis completely out of his speech.

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Connecticut Lawmakers Consider Key Cannabis Legalization Bill

While the bill is focused on how to spend cannabis-generated tax dollars, Smart Approaches to Marijuana and others turned a Senate committee hearing into a broader legalization debate.

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Connecticut Lawmakers Weigh Adult Use Legalization

During the six-hour hearing, officials and stakeholders discussed labor rights, equity provisions, home grows, and the influence of elected officials in the industry.