With Connecticut now accepting applications for adult-use cannabis licenses, some within the industry say that the start of marijuana sales for recreational use could lead to tens of thousands of jobs, as well as potential for major increases in tax revenue.
However, members of the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association said not much has been done to alleviate their concerns that serious problems will result.
Cannabis was approved for adult-use in June 2021, with recreational sales slated to begin in late 2022. The number of applications for the various types of licenses can be found here. The figures are updated weekly.