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Reactions to Lamont’s speech, budget: Good, but room for improvement

On tolls, Fairfield First Selectwoman Brenda Kupchick said the governor “needs to once and for all just give it up. He’s changed positions so many times, and the way it stands now it’s not going to make anywhere near the money that’s needed.”

CT state Dems introduce bill that would legalize recreational marijuana

The bill leaves room for individual municipalities to determine their own policies when it comes to allowing retail sales of marijuana within their jurisdictions, but they would not be allowed to prevent delivery services from operating within their borders.

Gov. Lamont says state of the state ‘getting stronger, but we...

Attracting more business to Connecticut, reducing some taxes and tuition fees, legalizing marijuana – and, of course, bringing tolls back to state highways – were some of the themes of Gov. Ned Lamont’s “State of the State” address at the State Capitol’s Hall of the House of Representatives on Feb. 5.

Economic growth, legalizing pot, protecting climate highlight Lamont’s budget

Lamont’s $22.3 budget proposal keeps taxes essentially flat, while projecting a Budget Reserve Fund of $2.8 billion by the close of Fiscal Year 2020.

NORML gives Cuomo high marks, Lamont passing grade for marijuana legalization...

New York is frequently mentioned by media outlets as one of the states most likely to pass legalization bills this year, while Connecticut's Democratic leadership has cited the issue as a priority in 2020.

Conn. state Democrats plan to push for marijuana legalization again

Advocates have projected that Connecticut could make $70 million in the first year of legalization and approximately $160 million in each following year.

CBD startup taps Dutchess County farm for hemp production

"When it is time for harvesting, you are dealing with plants the height of a man," Lonsdale said.

County’s 2nd medical marijuana dispensary (finally) opens in Westport

As of Dec. 22, there were 38,421 registered medical marijuana patients in Connecticut, with 8,362 of those in Fairfield County.

Norwalk’s Colangelo named lead agency for NYC firm’s recreational marijuana line

Vireo Health International's recreational brand 1937 -- named after the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 – “signifies our right to reclaim cannabis and to stand up for wellness, social justice and equality for all,” according to a company executive.

Marijuana licensee questions Larchmont doc’s finances

The Larchmont couple “should be denied discharge and their bankruptcy should be dismissed,” Lee Owens states in an Oct. 3 adversary proceeding, “due to their abuse of (the) bankruptcy system."

Physicians panel approves two more conditions for medical marijuana treatment

One of the conditions, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, is a group of disorders that affect connective tissues and can be painful.

Darien firm bowing new CBD product to be sold at convenience...

The independent, family-owned E-Alternative Solutions will introduce Forth Cannabidiol at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) conference in Atlanta, being held Oct. 1-4.

Gov. Lamont touts success of hemp-growing pilot program

Connecticut has licensed 82 hemp growers, two processors, and 21 manufacturers under the program for the cultivation, harvesting, processing, and manufacturing of hemp plants and by-products in the state.

Greenwich’s BR Brands acquires Denver hemp firm Mary’s Brands

BR Brands is billing the deal as one of the largest private consumer packaged goods acquisitions within the U.S. cannabis sector.

State budget finished, but work may just be starting on outstanding...

Highway tolls and whether or not to expand state-sanctioned gambling are still unresolved.