Jessai Flores, Illustrations Editor Lines stretched out the door of Affinity Dispensary last Tuesday morning in anticipation of the 10 a.m. launch of legal recreational cannabis sales in the Elm City. A year and a half after Connecticut legalized the drug, retail sales of adult-use cannabis officially started on Jan. 10. Affinity Dispensary, New Haven’s only adult-use cannabis … [Read more...] about New Haven concludes first week of recreational cannabis sales
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…
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.
WESTPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — A ‘CannaCurious’ panel event was held Thursday night in Westport to discuss the marketing, regulations, and social equity matters in the cannabis industry in the state. The talk included Michelle H. Seagull, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection. It was held by the American Marketing Association, Southern CT Chapter. Seagull … [Read more...] about A talk with the lost Seagull. Cannabis conversation held on expanding business in CT. But, that’s only if you will the lottery. That doesn’t seem to get mentioned much.