Community conversation on cannabis legalization, regulation, and taxation

Gov. Ned Lamont recently announced he will ask the Connecticut Legislature to pass a cannabis legalization bill in 2020. This is very encouraging news, but we know that Gov. Lamont can't end prohibition alone — we will need to continue building support in the legislature in order to achieve this worthy goal!

Encouragingly, since the end of session many legislators have expressed interest in learning more about the issue and in hearing more from their constituents. We are pleased to announce that two of these legislators — state Rep. Raghib Allie-Brennan and Sen. Julie Kushner — will be hosting a community conversation on cannabis legalization in Danbury on Wednesday, October 30, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The event will feature a panel of experts who support legalization, followed by audience Q&A.

This will be a great opportunity to show support and participate in the discussion.


Rep. Raghib Allie-Brennan

Connecticut House of Representatives, representing District 2

Sen. Julie Kushner

State Senator, representing the 24th District


Capt. Lawrence Hunter

Speaker, Law Enforcement Action Partnership

Rev. Tommie Jackson

Pastor of the Rehoboth Fellowship Church

Kebra Smith-Bolden, R.N.

President, CURE-CT

Matt Simon

New England Political Director, Marijuana Policy Project


October 30, 2019
5:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.


Connecticut Institute for Communities (Community Room)
120 Main Street, Danbury, CT, 06810