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Experts talk cannabis in Westport, where recreational sale banned
The event, which was both in-person and livestreamed, was largely about the nature of marketing a product that is not federally legal and the challenges that come with it.
By Mike Mavredakis
How CT will decide who gets a retail cannabis license
McKinney (opinion): The case for public cannabis retailers
CT cannabis license chances low for equity applicants
City cannabis dispensary gets zoning OK for recreational sales
Chicago cannabis company proposes hybrid dispensary in Newington
Enfield zoning commission approves recreational marijuana rules
Letter to the editor: Thoughts about pot legalization in...
Residents Raymond and Catherine Sementini wrote a letter to the editor opposing cannabis sales in Ridgefield.
By To the Editor:
CT retail cannabis applications surge to 15,000 before deadline
Numbers from the state Department of Consumer Protection show 15,602 retail applications were submitted to the state-run lottery — up from several thousand last week.
By Julia Bergman
Torrington approves ordinance on public smoking, including cannabis
The ordinance addresses the use of cannabis and other smoking materials in the city’s parks and recreation areas, and was developed by the Ordinance Committee.
By Emily M. Olson
Woog’s World: New cannabis market is complex
A marketplace is being set up. A host of regulatory issues are being addressed. By the end of the year, dispensaries should be operating all over Connecticut.
By Dan Woog
Haar: Rift on CT cannabis council reveals problems
The CT Cannabis Social Equity Council require applicants for licenses to submit tax returns for anyone with at least a 5 percent stake.
By Dan Haar
Juvenile justice, lollipops: Many bills hanging on last day...
The state’s $24.2 billion budget and children's mental-health reform bills have passed, but many other legislative priorities remain.
By Ken Dixon, John Moritz and Julia Bergman
Dan Haar: Cannabis retail applications flooding into CT
With less than a week to go before the deadline for people to seek cannabis retail establishments, applications have poured in for a chance to win a license in a state-run lottery.
By Dan Haar
The future of Ridgefield marijuana sales is up in the air
First Selectman Rudy Marconi appeared before the commission at its meeting to encourage its members to stand by the Board of Selectmen’s recent decision to oppose not only retailers, but growers, distributors and any other business affiliated with...
By Jarret Liotta
Winsted prepares for public hearing on cannabis ordinance for businesses
Cities and towns can prohibit cannabis businesses through local zoning ordinances or restrict the location of retail establishments related to schools, churches and hospitals.
By Emily M. Olson
CT House targets cannabis “gifting” parties in legislation
A bill heading next to the CT Senate would also eliminate annual fees for patients in the state’s 10-year-old medical marijuana program.
By Ken Dixon
Medical Cannabis News
Opinion: Why tax medical marijuana, unlike other meds?
Fees are not covered by insurance, so patients bear the full cost
By Nathan Tinker
How medical marijuana differs from recreational in CT
And other useful information about Connecticut's medical marijuana program.
By Mark Prokop, Lindsay Boyle
CT opens applications for hybrid cannabis retailers
Connecticut has opened the 90-day application window for hybrid retailers in its recreational cannabis market. Here’s what you need to know.
By Staff reports
Medical marijuana dispensary opens with eye toward expansion
Fine Fettle, which opened Monday in Springdale, has already begun the process to include recreational marijuana in its offerings.
By Verónica Del Valle
CT medical marijuana patients can now get 3.5 ounces a month
Connecticut medical marijuana patients had been allowed up to 3 ounces of cannabis each month.
By Tara O'Neill
New CBD store opens in New Milford with hemp industry growing
Offering CBD-infused honey sticks and gummies as free samples, the store’s owners — Kabi and Jonathan Mickens — welcomed locals to a sidewalk sale with tables set up outside.
By Leah Brennan
'The Breakroom,' offering CBD coffee, open for business in SoNo
The Breakroom, located on 14 N Main Street is open for business, offering CBD coffee.
By Adriana Morga
Sugar Leaf CBD shop supports female entrepreneurs
Kristin Souza wants to combat the stigma she believes women feel when using cannabis-derived products.
By Christine DeRosa
CBD store aims to be ‘up and running’ by early April in Wilton
The store is part of the Your CBD Store chain, which offers “hemp-derived” items, according to the business’ website.
By Leah Brennan
New Litchfield CBD company offers alternative relief
LITCHFIELD — In the first few minutes listening to George Manzone, owner of the Litchfield County CBD Co., one might take him for a scientist or medical doctor, as he easily rolls out words like “endocannabinoid system,” “cerebellum” and “terpene...
By Jo Ann Jaacks