Category Archives: Connecticut

New Bill Would Legalize Cannabis in New Jersey

Lawmakers across the Northeast watched closely this week as adult-use sales kicked off in Massachusetts. Judging from their reactions, it seems Massachusetts won’t be alone for long. As the East Coast’s first stores prepared to open, neighboring Vermont—which legalized possession and personal cultivation in January but still prohibits retail sales—moved forward on a plan to […]

Trump’s Drug Czar Nominee Visits New Haven After Mass K2 Overdose

President Trump’s nominee for “drug czar” and former deputy chief of staff Jim Carroll spoke in New Haven about the outbreak of nearly 100 synthetic cannabinoid overdoses that struck the city last week. Carroll is an attorney and currently at the helm of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. At a Monday press […]

Connecticut Lawmakers Taking Another Look at Legalizing Cannabis

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut legislators are under pressure to revisit legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, as a growing number of New England states are allowing people to possess and use cannabis. There is concern among some members of the General Assembly that Connecticut could miss out on the push toward legalization. “Yes, there […]