Connecticut legalizes recreational marijuana, with sales aimed for 2022

6/22/21–Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, a Democrat, signed a bill to legalize the use and cultivation of recreational cannabis and expunge thousands of past convictions for possession, after both houses of the state legislature passed the bill last week. The signing of this bill signing marks an end to years of failed efforts to legalize the drug after the state approved it for medical use in 2012. Read