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BREAKING: Connecticut to Become 19th State to Legalize Cannabis
Jun 17, 2021

BREAKING: Connecticut to Become 19th State to Legalize Cannabis

A bill to legalize, tax, and regulate cannabis for adults 21 and over has received final approval from both chambers of Connecticut’s legislature. S.B. 1201, which is sponsored by Senate President Martin Looney and House Speaker Matt Ritter, passed the Senate and House of Representatives by margins of 16-11 and 76-62, respectively. The bill now heads to the desk of Gov. Ned Lamont, who is expected to sign it into law.
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