It’s June 22 2022. Much of what was going to occur was unfortunately postponed last minute. However, I was still asked to give coverage of the event. Who could say no to free floor tickets 🎟? I’d never attended any events here, so it was all brand new to me. So I thought I should go in my general fashion… And just do whatever I want and go wherever I want until somebody … [Read more...] about Getting Baked And Listening To Rebelution.
More than 37,000 applications for 56 cannabis business licenses in Connecticut have been submitted before the final deadline passed last week, with most seeking to do business in underrepresented communities. The state Department of Consumer Protection received 13,806 applications for the general lottery and 23,487 for the social equity license established by the General … [Read more...] about There’s only 56 licenses. The final application deadline passed for Connecticut’s emerging cannabis industry: 37,293 business hopefuls
Were fears of cannabis laced with a deadly opioid overblown by state leaders? A series of incidents last year led Connecticut to announce it had the first lab-confirmed cases of cannabis with fentanyl in our state, and possibly the nation. They may want to walk that back a little. Last fall, the state Department of Public Health (DPH) said it believed the deadly opioid was … [Read more...] about Told you so… State Slow to Correct Fentanyl-Laced Cannabis Report
WINSTED — There were few speakers during a recent public hearing on proposed cannabis regulations in town, but the public will have another chance to speak for or against them later this month. Members of the Planning & Zoning Commission continued the hearing when they realized the regulation, which would create three areas of town where cannabis retail and/or … [Read more...] about Winsted residents can speak on cannabis regulations.
PORTLAND, Conn. (WTNH) – State police conducted a large-scale drug bust in Portland on Wednesday evening. The narcotics operation is the result of a months-long investigation into a facility conducting illegal operations on Airline Avenue. State police revealed that officers conducted a narcotics operation into a motorcycle club hangout that ran underground events where … [Read more...] about State police conduct large scale drug bust in Portland
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - Recreational marijuana is a hot topic in Hartford Tuesday night. The planning and zoning commission is meeting to discuss proposals for adult cannabis retail stores. One is being proposed on Park Street, and the other on Arch Street. The store proposed at 89 Arch Street which is right by the Connecticut Convention Center. A lot of the residents … [Read more...] about Meeting held to discuss proposed cannabis stores in Hartford. They already have one so what difference does it make?
MERIDEN — While working on his application for a recreational cannabis dispensary license, Nick Gulino was dismayed to see the number of repeat applicants. “When I clicked that drop-down (menu) I saw dozens and dozens of repeated applications,” Gulino wrote in an email. “I realized the state has allowed these companies to stock the pond with an unlimited number of entries for … [Read more...] about Single applicants worry marijuana license lottery favors larger players. But only because it does…
Lamont posted a short clip of a new country song from Rusty Gear on Sunday. At one point, the singer says that one great thing about Connecticut is that it’s “cool to smoke some pot” since the governor signed an adult-use legalization bill into law last year. Connecticut has everything! The nation's best pizza Lobster rolls College basketball Beaches Mountains Rivers Great … [Read more...] about You really need to watch the video. Connecticut Governor’s Tweet Celebrating Legal Marijuana Prompts GOP Opponent To Call For Attorney General Investigation
Elizabeth Kirkaldie’s grandson was at the top of his class in high school and a talented jazz bassist when he started smoking pot. The more serious he got about music, the more serious he got about pot. And the more serious he got about pot, the more he became paranoid, even psychotic. He started hearing voices. “They were going to kill him and there were people coming to eat … [Read more...] about Cases of Cannabis-Induced Psychosis Rise. Lawmakers Want to Add Mental Health Warnings to Pot Products
Marijuana government regulators, trade associations and businesses are meeting for a two-day conference beginning on Monday to help chart a path forward as the state-by-state legalization movement continues to grow amid relative federal stagnation. The cannabis stakeholders will strategize about a wide range of policy considerations ranging from promoting equity in the industry … [Read more...] about Danger Will Robinson! Danger! Marijuana Regulators And Stakeholders Hold Closed-Door Conference To Discuss Future Of Reform And Industry Challenges