Connecticut Governor Renews Marijuana Legalization Pledge In Budget Proposal And Speech

Connecticut Governor Renews Marijuana Legalization Pledge In Budget Proposal And Speech

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) renewed his call for marijuana legalization in his State of the State address on Wednesday, and he included funding to help establish a regulatory framework for cannabis in a budget proposal submitted to lawmakers. While the budget itself doesn’t include language that would actually establish legalization—as those of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) and Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo (D) do—it sets aside about $275,000 to hire new state employees to take steps to prepare for the policy change. It also projects revenue that would ultimately result from legal marijuana sales. In the speech,…

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