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Ganja In The Land Of Steady Habits

Medical marijuana cultivation, distribution is a complicated business for state and local government

, The Connecticut Law Tribune


In the 2011 legislative session, the Connecticut General Assembly decriminalized the possession of small amounts of cannibas sativa L. or Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol, abbreviated as THC (Public Act 11-71), and came surprisingly close to legalizing medical marijuana. If the bill had become law, Connecticut would have joined 16 other states (including Maine, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Vermont in the Northeast) and the District of Columbia in legalizing medical marijuana. This year, medical marijuana legislation is again pending in Connecticut (House Bill 5389), and under consideration in 17 other states.

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