Frequently asked questions

What are the medical marijuana laws in Connecticut?

Here is an overview of the medical marijuana laws in Connecticut:

  • 2011 – Cannabis is decriminalized.
  • 2012 – Governor Malloy signed into law a medical marijuana program for his state, following a 21–13 vote in the Senate.
  • 2018 – In April 2018, a recreational marijuana bill was approved to be sent to the General Assembly in a 27–24 vote. Connecticut has not legalized recreational cannabis yet.
  • 2021 – Governor Ned Lamont signs Senate Bill 1201 into law, legalizing possession of up to 1.5 ounces of cannabis flower, 7.5 grams of cannabis concentrate or 750 mg THC for recreational, non-medical marijuana users,