Connecticut marijuana entrepreneurs, employers weigh legalization impact
Even if it doesn’t happen this year, legal recreational marijuana will likely be coming to Connecticut in the not-so-distant future.
“With recreational, I do think it’s inevitable that at some point the state will have to figure out what sort of regulatory model we want, because it’s going to be all around us,” said Jonathan Harris, commissioner of the state Department of Consumer Protection, which oversees Connecticut’s 19-month-old medical marijuana program.
Harris was alluding to the fact that other New England states, including Massachusetts, have already legalized recreational pot use, putting pressure on Connecticut to do the same.
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