A bill that would ban the practice of gifting cannabis in commercial settings is now headed to the CT Senate.
The Attorney General’s Office has approved the proposed change. Now, it’s up for discussion in a legislative committee.
At a public hearing, supporters said the bill would help regulate sales, but some advocates were wary that it would re-criminalize marijuana.
The 215 census tracts were identified based on drug convictions and unemployment rates.
The House of Representatives voted Wednesday for legislation that would create a legal market for recreational marijuana in Connecticut.
Chaos at Capitol: Veto threat delivered during Senate debate
Legislative leaders declined to expand the special session beyond marijuana legalization and a budget implementation bill.
The House speaker pledged passage of a bill legalizing recreational marijuana in the next 7 to 14 days.
Connecticut’s marijuana legalization bill was rewritten to strike language favoring a potential applicant for a cultivation license.
The House could vote on the budget today. A key senator is pushing for a Senate vote on legalizing marijuana.
There was nothing mellow about this 4/20, the unofficial holiday for the celebration and consumption of cannabis.
Whether Connecticut legalizes marijuana depends on two legislators solving a puzzle of politics and numbers.
Revisions allow medical card-holders to grow their own plants and proposes that 55% of revenue go toward social-equity efforts.
The administration’s testimony took up the hearing’s first five hours. More than 130 people are signed up to speak.
Urban lawmakers on the Appropriations Committee charged Gov. Ned Lamont’s budget largely ignores inequities in education and health care.