NEW MILFORD — As local officials weigh whether to permit recreational cannabis establishments in town, the police chief and town's youth agency director cautioned they don't yet know how cannabis sales would affect traffic, crime and young people. “This is not to fearmonger or demonize adult-use cannabis but simply to protect youth here in New Milford and work with our local … [Read more...] about New Milford weighs how permitting recreational cannabis sales would affect youth, crime
East Haven rejects retail cannabis plan, looks to extend moratorium
EAST HAVEN — Town zoning officials have rejected a proposal that would have permitted marijuana retailers to open along two major roads, casting doubt on the potential for cannabis sales in town. The Planning and Zoning Commission narrowly rejected an application proposing to establish a new "Adult-Use Cannabis Retail District" within commercial areas on Frontage Road and Foxon … [Read more...] about East Haven rejects retail cannabis plan, looks to extend moratorium
Royal Blood Review
Ladies and gentlemen, I have just experienced a mind-bending, soul-expanding ride on the Royal Blood strain. This is not your average run-of-the-mill herb; this is a powerhouse of potency and flavor that will knock you flat on your ass and take you on a journey through the far reaches of your minds eye.I tore into the package like a starving animal, eager to get my hands on the … [Read more...] about Royal Blood Review
Cannabis regulators putting out ‘a series of fires’ involving a Russian oligarch and data breach
Thousands of employees in the Massachusetts cannabis industry received an official email last week about a major data breach: the name, home and email address, phone number and date of birth of every cannabis worker in the state had been made public in an “inadvertent release of agency documents” by the state’s own Cannabis Control Commission. Along with the names and personal … [Read more...] about Cannabis regulators putting out ‘a series of fires’ involving a Russian oligarch and data breach
Driving High in Connecticut: The State House’s Bold Step towards Cannabis Safety
As the smoke clears from the newly-legalized recreational cannabis in Connecticut, the State House is now debating a critical issue: the safety of driving under the influence of weed. With January 10th marking a historic day for Connecticut's stoners, the state now faces the challenge of regulating cannabis use on the roads.But fear not, fellow citizens! The lawmakers in the … [Read more...] about Driving High in Connecticut: The State House’s Bold Step towards Cannabis Safety
What Happened At XPOCANNA?
As I sat in the cockpit of my Tie Fighter, cruising across the state of Connecticut, I couldn't help but feel a sense of exhilaration. I had a joint burning between my fingers, the smoke filling the cabin with a hazy, dreamlike quality. The rebel spirit was coursing through my veins, and I was ready to take on whatever the universe had in store for me.My mission? To meet with … [Read more...] about What Happened At XPOCANNA?
East Hartford surveying residents on youth vaping, cannabis use
East Hartford is surveying residents about potential harm to young people from vaping and marijuana use. The youth services department and local prevention council will use results of the survey to guide communication and education aimed at local children and young adults (ages 12-18), according to a news release. The 52-question anonymous survey is open to residents and … [Read more...] about East Hartford surveying residents on youth vaping, cannabis use
BOS to Draft Ordinance Banning Cannabis Sales, Cultivation
MADISON The Board of Selectman (BOS) has voted to draft an ordinance banning the commercial cultivation and sales of cannabis in what is described as an effort to gauge public opinion regarding these businesses in town. According to First Selectwoman Peggy Lyons, the ad hoc Cannabis Commission formed in 2022 received little public input, and a draft proposal would give … [Read more...] about BOS to Draft Ordinance Banning Cannabis Sales, Cultivation
Mold in marijuana? Connecticut’s rules are less strict than other states
Connecticut is joined by only Florida and Maryland in setting the mold limit as high as 100,000 CFU/g. But safety standards vary widely across the nation. Branford resident Alex London uses cannabis to help with lingering back pain and migraines that stem from a car crash. London said he used to buy it from medical marijuana dispensaries near his home. But now, because of … [Read more...] about Mold in marijuana? Connecticut’s rules are less strict than other states
Could CT Become A Cannabis Hotspot?
Connecticut, my friends, is a state that's got it all - picturesque towns, rolling hills, and a rich history that spans centuries. But what if I told you that this Nutmeg State has the potential to become a hub for a new kind of tourism? That's right, my dear readers, cannabis tourism is on the rise, and Connecticut is poised to capitalize on this trend. Buckle up, folks, and … [Read more...] about Could CT Become A Cannabis Hotspot?