Connecticut

Connecticut Governor Makes Plan To Legalize Cannabis

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont would like to see legal cannabis in his state, both because he would like to bring more money into Connecticut, and because he hopes legalization will help end racial disparity in arrests in the state. To make this a reality, he has introduced a bill to the legislature.  While Lamont realizes that this plan may take some extra convincing, since Republicans are likely to fight back throughout the legislative process, and Democrats would like to see an even more liberal bill, he feels good about being able to come up with a solution.  “This is the […]

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Governor of Connecticut Pushes For Legalizing Adult-Use Cannabis In Budget Address

With its neighboring states embracing marijuana legalization, Connecticut is now ready to get in on the act. The state’s governor, Ned Lamont, outlined his plan to bring recreational pot to Connecticut in his budget address on Wednesday. “Now our neighboring states are offering recreational marijuana on a legal and regulated basis,” Lamont, a Democrat, said in a pre-recorded address. “Massachusetts dispensaries are advertising extensively here in Connecticut. And, rather than surrender this market to out-of-staters, or worse, to the unregulated underground market, our budget provides for the legalization of recreational marijuana.” “These additional revenues will go to distressed communities, which […]

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How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card Renewal Online in Connecticut

Getting or renewing a medical marijuana card in Connecticut has never been easier. The advent of the internet has made almost anything possible, including getting your hands on an application (or renewal application) for your medical marijuana card! Long gone are the days of having to schedule a consultation in person with your doctor! The online application process is fast, easy, and the most efficient way of getting your card.  In order to reapply or even apply for a medical card in Connecticut, you have to meet certain criteria. The criteria could include anything from filling out a form, to […]

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Connecticut residents dump 8,000 pounds of drugs, vaping material on record takeback day – Hartford Courant

In East Hartford, citizens turned in over 100 pounds of unwanted and unused prescription drugs, police spokesman Lt. Josh Litwin said. East Hartford, like some other police departments, also has a year-round drop box for unwanted drugs in the lobby of the public safety complex at 31 School St. Collections are limited to prescription medications, pills, capsules and caplets. Prohibited items include intravenous bags, sharps (anything with a needle or lance), Epi-pens, patches, gels, medications in tubes and liquids. ShareThis post was originally published on this site

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Marijuana Laws in Connecticut

What are the marijuana laws in Connecticut? Yesterday at Attleboro, police from the Westport Police Department seized marijuana edibles from a woman’s car. One of the officers on patrol detected a strong marijuana odor coming from the car when he stopped it. The officer took liberty to inspect the car and while at it he stumbled upon a stash; three-quarters of marijuana and a few bags of marijuana edibles. The driver was a lady by the name of Alissa Mercer and she is to appear in court to face charges soonest possible. Together with the stash the woman was also […]

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