Adult-use marijuana sales are launching in Connecticut in one month, the governor and regulators announced on Friday.
The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) said that it has notified existing medical cannabis dispensaries that obtained a hybrid license that they can start selling marijuana for the recreational market no earlier than 10 AM ET on January 10.
Update on the retail sale of cannabis in Connecticut ⬇️ https://t.co/9NKCJWLxel
— Governor Ned Lamont (@GovNedLamont) December 9, 2022
“I am proud of the hard work our team has done to meet the goal of opening adult-use sales in a safe, well-regulated market,” DCP Commissioner Michelle Seagull said in a press release. “We know that many people are excited to participate in this marketplace, whether as a business or a consumer, and we encourage adults who choose to purchase and consume these products to do so responsibly once sales begin on January 10.”
DCP has notified licensed hybrid retailers that they may begin selling cannabis products to all adults 21 and over beginning no earlier than 10 a.m., or as local zoning permits, on Tuesday, January 10, 2023.https://t.co/eKEat9thtL pic.twitter.com/Qxym35FEFw
— Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection (@CTDCP) December 9, 2022
Adults will be able to buy up to one-fourth of an ounces of cannabis flower or its equivalent per transaction, regulators said. Those limits “will be reviewed over time, and are in place to ensure…