Dear Governor Lamont,I am writing to you to express my concern about the current situation of the marijuana industry in Connecticut. As you know, marijuana has been legalized in our state, which is a great step towards providing access to a safer alternative for people who use it for medical and recreational purposes. However, the current situation of the marijuana market in … [Read more...] about A Letter To Our Connecticut Governor
CT Medical Marijuana
Patients Sit In The Back Of The Bus
Well, well, well, look who’s taken a backseat in the medical marijuana industry - none other than the patients themselves! Yes, you heard that right. In Connecticut, medical marijuana patients are spending more money than recreational users, yet they seem to be receiving less attention and care from the industry.It's quite an interesting phenomenon, isn't it? You would think … [Read more...] about Patients Sit In The Back Of The Bus
Consumer Protection Releases February Cannabis Sales Data
HARTFORD — The Department of Consumer Protection announced today that new preliminary data shows combined sales for adult-use cannabis and medical marijuana totaled more than $18.4 million for the period from Feb. 1, 2023, to Feb. 28, 2023, the first complete calendar month since adult-use sales began. The adult-use market recorded $7.02 million in sales during the month of … [Read more...] about Consumer Protection Releases February Cannabis Sales Data
Stratford seeks more public input on first proposed cannabis store
STRATFORD — The public will have one more chance to weigh in on plans to open the town’s first hybrid dispensary to sell recreational and medical marijuana. The Stratford Zoning Commission will once again listen to opponents and supporters of the proposed store during a meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22. The public hearing, which began last month, was continued after … [Read more...] about Stratford seeks more public input on first proposed cannabis store
Medical cannabis customers express concerns about product availability amid launch of popular recreational market
HARTFORD, Conn. — Cannabis is a budding business in Connecticut. And now there are signs that’s its popularity is negatively impacting the people who need the product most. Eileen Kopec of Groton said, “I have rheumatoid arthritis. I have severe pain. I need the higher concentrated items to treat my particular concerns.” Kopec is one of many medical cannabis patients who … [Read more...] about Medical cannabis customers express concerns about product availability amid launch of popular recreational market
Bureaucracy for bud? CT cannabis ombudsman would give medical users a voice, advocate hopes
Packaged cannabis products at Fine Fettle dispensary In Newington, Connecticut October 17, 2022. Since recreational cannabis sales became legal in Connecticut this year, medical cannabis consumers have complained about there not being enough supply to serve both them and retail customers. The complaints come as the state Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) reports … [Read more...] about Bureaucracy for bud? CT cannabis ombudsman would give medical users a voice, advocate hopes
Could eliminating 280e lower pot prices?
Section 280E of the Internal Revenue Code disallows deductions or credits for any expenses related to the sale of illegal drugs, including marijuana, which is still considered a controlled substance under federal law.Presently, this federal tax regulation still applies to marijuana firms operating legally in the United States under state law. As a result, they are not permitted … [Read more...] about Could eliminating 280e lower pot prices?
The Hartford Curaleaf Party
It was a historic day in Hartford, Connecticut! Curaleaf, a leading cannabis company, was throwing a party on March 4th to celebrate the launch of their recreational marijuana sales in the state. What could be more exciting than that? Oh wait, I know – throwing a party just two blocks away from a prison where people are serving time for pot offenses! How thoughtful of Curaleaf … [Read more...] about The Hartford Curaleaf Party
Canton approves cannabis dispensary
CANTON, Conn. (WTNH) — A marijuana dispensary is coming to the town of Canton. The zoning board has given the okay for a facility on the Albany Turnpike. The site was a former Bank of America branch. There has been no word when the dispensary will open. People in the Litchfield county town of morris voted Wednesday to ban all marijuana-related businesses in town. H/T: … [Read more...] about Canton approves cannabis dispensary
Vaping… It’s more popular than toking.
Hey there, fellow earthlings! Today we're going to talk about a topic that has been taking the world by storm, especially on college campuses: vaping cannabis. That's right, my dear friends, it seems that the good ol' joint has been replaced by the vape pen as the preferred method of consuming the magical herb.Now, before we dive into the reasons why vaping cannabis has become … [Read more...] about Vaping… It’s more popular than toking.