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UPDATE: Bipartisan $46.4B biennial budget passes Senate; cannabis bill headed to...

As Gov. Ned Lamont promised, there are no new major tax increases.

CT Senate narrowly passes recreational marijuana bill

Senate Bill 1118 would allow the purchase and possession of marijuana at age 21, beginning Jan. 1, 2022.

Licensed to Death: NY, CT among worst states when it comes...

The share of U.S. jobs requiring an occupational license increased from 5% in the 1950s to 22% in 2020.

As debate over weed legalization continues, employers advised to revisit workplace...

It won’t be “Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em” at many businesses.

SHU poll: Nearly two-thirds of CT residents support legalizing marijuana

Approval of Gov. Ned Lamont’s job performance rose from 55.9% to 57.3%.

State Rep. Fiorello calls for more transparency from ‘the ruling party’

"They could be really valid ideas," Fiorello said of Democratic proposals, "(but) do they have to be mandates?”

Pro-marijuana bill passes CT Judiciary Committee with ‘social equity’ amendments

The bill would allow adults 21 and older to possess up to 1.5 ounces of cannabis and purchase products from licensed stores, which could open as early as May 2022.

Lamont: Further easing of restrictions could come in ‘next few weeks’

“Give me a couple of weeks," the governor told the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce this morning about allowing more capacity at a range of events. "I don’t want to open wide and then pull back.”

Lamont promising economic windfall from legalizing marijuana; Naysayers unconvinced

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.

Lamont unveils $46B budget; Legalization of recreational marijuana – but not...

“We don’t have the luxury of doing one thing at a time,” Lamont declared. “There’s too much at stake.”

High stakes: Growing cannabis player Curaleaf poised to capitalize if CT...

“New Jersey is a watershed for the East Coast,” says Executive Chairman Boris Jordan. “New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut will follow suit and become recreational.”

Gold in them thar buds? CT lawmakers looking at legalizing marijuana...

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.

State lawmakers debate bill that would legalize recreational marijuana

“We can no longer stick our heads in the sand,” Gov. Ned Lamont said in written testimony on Monday. “Cannabis currently, and will be increasingly, available to residents of Connecticut. While I do not believe that cannabis is a riskless drug, I do believe our state is better off developing a well-regulated market for cannabis.”

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.

Legalization of recreational marijuana makes legislative progress

A bill that establishes 1.5 ounces as the amount of marijuana that can be legally possessed for recreational use passed mostly along party lines.