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Guest speakers from Massachusetts and California offered their perspectives.
Ginne-Rae Clay was Bridgeport's deputy director of the Office of Planning and Economic Development and director of its Office of Housing and Community Development.
No recreational marijuana businesses in the town yet -- but no mask mandate either.
The war on drugs "was really a war on Black and Brown people," said Gov. Ned Lamont, adding that it "caused severe injustices and disparities within certain communities while doing little to protect public health and safety."
According to a new study, Connecticut could reap $35-$48 million in direct new revenue during the first year of legalized marijuana sales, which would escalate to $188-$223 million in the fifth year.
The poll found 56.8% of respondents were unhappy with his leadership on tolls.
New York has banned flavored e-cigarette sales but Connecticut has not.
When asked about Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's job performance, 67 percent of respondents disapproved and 25 percent approved.
"We looked at the pros, we looked at the cons, and when we were done, we realized that the pros outweighed the cons,” New York State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker told reporters Monday.
The Office of Fiscal Analysis based its figures upon estimates of the legalized marijuana business in Colorado and Massachusetts.