To obtain a medical marijuana card in the state of Connecticut, your physician must begin the process of registering you in the Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program by certifying for the Department of Consumer Protection that you have a qualifying medical condition. Both qualifying patients and caregivers must be at least 18 years of age. Once you have applied and been approved, you may use your medical marijuana card at dispensaries of your choosing.
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Once your doctor has provided certification to the Department of Consumer Protection stating that you have a qualifying medical condition and will benefit from using medical marijuana, the DCP will contact you to complete the registration. You will be asked to submit the following:
Patients with a valid Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program card and photo identification can purchase marijuana at local dispensaries of their choosing. Please enter your location in the search field above to find trusted, legal medical marijuana businesses in your area.
Currently, recreational marijuana is still illegal in the state of Connecticut. However, two Connecticut bills introduced in January and February, HB 6703 and HB 6473, propose that people 21 and older will be allowed to use recreational marijuana if they pass.These bills also go on to say that the state will regulate the drug’s sale, possession, use and growth of recreational marijuana.
Currently, the state of Connecticut does not condone the use of recreational marijuana for citizens of any age. However, if recent bills pass in upcoming elections, people 21 and older will be able to possess small amounts of recreational marijuana.
As of right now, no where. If/when recreational marijuana does become legal, the state will have the authority to tax, license, and regulate all recreational marijuana in the state of Connecticut and you will be able to purchase recreational marijuana at a local retail shop.
Legally, you cannot consume recreational marijuana anywhere in the state of Connecticut. Only patients with a valid Connecticut medical marijuana card are allowed to possess and consume their medicine in private places only. Marijuana cannot be consumed in public places such as parks, public transportation, federal land, etc.
Connecticut residents are currently not allowed to possess any amount of recreational marijuana.