Connecticut Seeks to Add More Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Connecticut Seeks to Add More Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

HARTFORD, CT — With Connecticut’s medical marijuana program seeing significant growth since the first dispensaries opened last year, the state is now accepting applications for up to three additional medical marijuana dispensaries in the state.

The Department of Consumer Protection, who oversees the state’s medical marijuana program, made the announcement Thursday.

“Connecticut was the first state to adopt a true pharmaceutical model for its medical marijuana program; as a result, Connecticut patients are able to purchase safe, pharmaceutical grade products from pharmacists at licensed dispensary facilities in this state,” Commissioner Jonathan A. Harris said in a press release Thursday.

Since September 2014, the number of patients registered for the medical marijuana program…

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