Connecticut cannabis legalization
Connecticut lawmakers approved the state’s cannabis legalization bill on June 17, 2021. The bill was signed into law by Gov. Ned Lamont (D) just a few days later, and cannabis legalization officially took effect in Connecticut on July 1, 2021.
Advocates noted that in a symbolic twist, the Connecticut Legislature’s vote to overturn cannabis prohibition marked the 50th anniversary of President Nixon’s declaration of the war on drugs.
Cannabis possession rules
- Connecticut adults aged 21+ can possess up to 1.5 ounces of “cannabis plant material.”
- Possession of up to 5 ounces is allowed at home in a locked container, or in a locked vehicle glove box/other compartment.
- Home growing of cannabis is currently still illegal but starting on July 1, 2023, Connecticut adults will be allowed to grow up to six cannabis plants (three mature, three immature).
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