There was no shortage of interest in Connecticut’s retail cannabis market as evidenced by the 15,605 applications for licenses the state received. Now comes the process of selecting the winners. The state is issuing 12 retail cannabis licenses to start with half reserved for social equity applicants who must meet income and residency requirements. Two lotteries will be held for … [Read more...] about CT received 15,605 retail cannabis applications. Here’s how the state will pick the winners.CT love’s it’s lotteries. Maybe we should be The Gambler state instead of The Constitution state.