Connecticut Is Latest State Where a Majority Back Marijuana Legalization

By: Monday May 12, 2014 7:31 am

The number of states where a majority now support ending marijuana prohibition continues to grow almost by the week. The latest addition to the list is Connecticut. A new Quinnipiac poll found that 52 percent of Connecticut voters support allowing adults to possess small amounts of marijuana for personal use. Only 45 percent of voters [...]

Connecticut House Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

By: Thursday April 26, 2012 10:42 am

Late Wednesday night the Connecticut House of Representatives approved CT HB 5289, a bill that would legalize and regulate the use of medical marijuana under state law. From the Yale Daily News: The legalization of medical marijuana moved a step closer to reality in Connecticut after a Wednesday vote by the State House of Representatives. [...]

Connecticut Voters Overwhelming Back Medical Marijuana Bill

By: Wednesday March 21, 2012 8:05 am

An incredible 68 percent of Connecticut voters support allowing adults to use marijuana for medical purposes if they get a doctor’s recommendation.  According to Quinnipiac polling, only 27 percent of voters in the state oppose the medical marijuana law currently pending before the state legislature. From Quinnipiac: 36. There is a proposal in the state [...]

This Could Be the Year for Medical Marijuana in Connecticut

By: Thursday March 8, 2012 9:32 am

There is a decent chance that Connecticut will finally approve the use of marijuana for medical purposes this year. Yesterday Connecticut House Bill 5389 received a public hearing in the state House Judiciary Committee and many of the law’s sponsors think it has a good chance of being approved this year. From the New Haven [...]

Connecticut Gov Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill, In Effect Starting Today

By: Friday July 1, 2011 9:03 am

As of today, minor possession of marijuana in the state of Connecticut has been decriminalized. Yesterday Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed into law SB 1014, which went in effect today. The new law reduces the penalty for possession of less than half an ounce of marijuana from a criminal misdemeanor to only a non-criminal infraction. [...]

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