The legal cannabis market in Connecticut is under serious threat from the high taxes that are being placed on the product. It’s only a matter of time before the current tax structure on cannabis in Connecticut kills the legal market like a savage with a knife in his teeth. State lawmakers have a tax rate of up to 20 percent on retail cannabis sales, which would make it one … [Read more...] about CT Cannabis Taxes Are Like A Savage With A Knife In His Teeth
EAST HAVEN — Commerical districts along two major town roads could become the future home of cannabis retailers looking to set up shop in town, according to a new set of proposed regulations. The Planning and Zoning Commission has submitted an application proposing to amend its regulations and adopt an "Adult Use Cannabis Retail District," which would function as floating zones … [Read more...] about Retail cannabis could find home in East Haven after moratorium ends
Local news station WFSB reports that the facility, which is being built in New Britain, Connecticut, will be “close to five schools, some of which are less than a mile away.” Locals in New Britain are concerned about that proximity, citing the expected odor from the new cultivation center. “How should we explain to our children who want to play outside what that smell is? How … [Read more...] about Connecticut Locals Protest Cannabis Facility Near Schools
Marijuana Can Help Treat PTSD: Here's HowMarijuana is often thought of as a recreational drug, but new research suggests that it may also have therapeutic benefits for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). According to a study published in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, marijuana may help reduce symptoms of PTSD in some patients.What is PTSD?PTSD is an acronym … [Read more...] about PTSD… There’s Hope.
It's no secret that the potency of marijuana can vary significantly from one strain to the next. But what does this mean for the user? How does the strength of the pot affect the user's perception?There are a variety of pot strengths to choose from when you are purchasing cannabis. Each pot strength has a different effect on the user. Some people prefer to use a lower pot … [Read more...] about The Influence of Pot Strength on User Perception
Narcan is a lifesaving drug used to reverse opioid overdoses, but it won't work on a cannabis overdose. Narcan is an opioid antagonist, meaning that it binds to opioid receptors in the brain and reverses the overdose. Since cannabis is not an opioid, Narcan has no effect on an "overdose" of cannabis.What is Narcan?If you don't know what this is, you are blessed. The U.S. has a … [Read more...] about Why Narcan Won’t Work on Cannabis Overdoses
Cannabis Terminology Guide: A Comprehensive List of Definitions and Cannabis TermsAs cannabis becomes more popular and mainstream, the terminology around it becomes more important to understand. Here is a comprehensive list of definitions for cannabis-related terms for all of the new comes to the cannabis world.What is cannabis?Cannabis is a plant that has been used for medical … [Read more...] about Cannabis Terminology Guide.
STAMFORD, CT — Curaleaf at 814 E. Main St., in Stamford will begin recreational cannabis sales at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Jan. 28, just days after the Stamford Zoning Board granted approval for hybrid use by a vote of 3-2. The location opened as a medical marijuana dispensary in 2019, and has operated under Curaleaf since 2020. Curaleaf is a leading international provider of … [Read more...] about Curaleaf Stamford To Begin Recreational Cannabis Sales Jan. 28
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH) — Residents in New Britain’s Slater Road neighborhood aren’t happy about a new potential neighbor — a 133,000-square foot cannabis cultivation and distribution site. “It smells like a skunk,” said Shelley Vincenzo, who lives in the area. The Rocky Hill-based CCC Construction wants to transform the former Webster Bank building, and has already cleared … [Read more...] about New Britain neighbors against proposed cannabis warehouse
It’s official: the cannabis culture is now a thing of the past. We can all thank the big MSOs for that.For those of you who don’t know, MSOs are multi-state operators. They’re the bigwigs of the cannabis industry, the ones who control the majority of the market. And they’ve killed any chances of small businesses or mom-and-pop shops of ever getting into the game.The thing is, … [Read more...] about CT Killed Cannabis Culture