Possession of 1.5 oz of cannabis is now legal, and sales have started at licensed retailers. Medical marijuana patients may 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.
For those considering starting a business, the licensing and review process is currently underway.
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Please be aware that there are also very specific advertising guidelines for businesses who intend 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