BREAKING: 43,000 Marijuana Records In Connecticut Automatically Cleared
On Sunday, the governor of Connecticut declared that the state has expunged roughly 43,000 convictions for marijuana-related offenses.
As of this morning, our administration has marked 42,964 cannabis convictions erased, as planned.
It’s one step forward in ending the War on Drugs and giving our citizens a second chance to achieve their dreams. https://t.co/AGJrzWzCCa
— Governor Ned Lamont (@GovNedLamont) January 1, 2023
A quarter of an ounce of marijuana can be purchased by each customer. Following the January 10 debut, more merchants are anticipated to be licensed, and it is anticipated that social equity joint ventures—where equity applicants collaborate with existing operators to start their business—will be the next to go live.
Additionally, the governor approved a comprehensive budget measure in May that has provisions to enable the state to give some patients access to psychedelic-assisted therapy utilizing drugs like MDMA and psilocybin.
Learn more about Adult-Use Cannabis in Connecticut here.
January 3, 2023 at 8:29 pm