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“This short-term step allows for the continuation of fantasy sports in Connecticut as we continue to move forward to modernize our gaming landscape in Connecticut,” Gov. Ned Lamont said.
Although one supporter calls Lamont's bill “as tightly written as I have ever seen,” others say it does not go far enough in making the playing field equitable -- and other opponents object to legalizing marijuana at all.
Both the attorney general's office and the Department of Consumer Protection are investigating the Norwalk company for possible violations of the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act.
Now live, the portal -- business.ct.gov – will allow users to communicate with several state agencies in one seamless interaction, allowing them to get their work done more quickly.
Six days in to Phase 1 of reopening the state, the picture in Connecticut is good, at least on an anecdotal basis. So said Gov. Ned Lamont at his daily briefing today. However, he noted, disagreement with the tribal owners over their planned June 1 reopening continues.
There are currently over 27,000 patients benefiting from the state's program.
Connecticut will now allow sufferers of hydrocephalus with intractable headaches, intractable migraines, and trigeminal neuralgia to be legally treated via medical marijuana.
There are currently nine such dispensaries in the state, including one in Fairfield County in Bethel.
Michelle Seagull had been serving as the agency's acting commissioner since Jonathan Harris’ resignation last month.
Jonathan A. Harris' resume includes serving as mayor of West Hartford and as a state senator representing the 5th Senatorial District.
At present there are more than 15,000 medical marijuana patients in the state and nearly 600 physicians registered to treat patients.
Connecticut is on pace to record 888 drug overdoses this year, compared with 729 in 2015 and 568 in 2014.
The legal marijuana market in the U.S. could be worth nearly $23 billion by 2020.
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