Possession of 1.5 oz of cannabis is now legal. Retail sales will likely not be available until at least the end of 2022. Those who wish to grow cannabis at home may not at this time. Medical marijuana patients will be able to grow up to 3 mature and 3 immature plants at home starting October 1, 2021, with a cap of 12 total plants per household. All adults will be able to grow under the same rules starting July 1, 2023.
The policies and procedures related to Public Act 21-1, An Act Concerning Responsible And Equitable Regulation Of Adult-Use Cannabis, are available at eRegulations.ct.gov. The law was amended by Public Act 22-103, An Act Concerning Cannabis, in May 2022.
The policies and procedures related to the home grow provisions of the medical marijuana program are also available at eRegulations.ct.gov.
For those considering starting a business, license applications are now available.
The Department of Consumer Protection will begin to make applications available 30 days after the Social Equity Council issues its final approval of income and residency documentation and subsequently posts the criteria on its website.
Please be aware that there are also very specific advertising guidelines for businesses who intent to participate in the retail sale of cannabis.
Please read the articles below for more details, and check back regularly for updates.
- Adult-use cannabis license information
- Adult-use cannabis retail sales
- Buying or selling products with delta-8-THC or delta-10-THC in Connecticut
- Cannabis and advertising
- License application availability
- What cannabis means for hemp farmers and hemp production