Connecticut Legalization

Status

Legalized

Became Law:

2021

ADULT-USE POSSESSION LIMITS

  • Flower: 1.5 oz in public
  • Concentrate: 7.5 g
  • Edibles: 750 mg THC
  • Private Residence: 5 oz

HOME CULTIVATION

  • Home cultivation will be permitted  after July 1, 2023. At that time, an adult can grow up to six plants and/or 12 plants per household.

STATE-LICENSED RETAILERS OPERATIONAL

  • No

THC LIMITS ON COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE PRODUCTS

  • Yes. Commercially available herbal cannabis products are limited to no more than 30 percent THC. Concentrated products, except for vape cartridges may not exceed 60 percent THC.

EMPLOYMENT PROTECTIONS FOR OFF-THE-JOB CONSUMPTION

  • Yes. Under state law, “A positive drug test for carboxy-THC “shall not be construed, without other evidence, as proof that such individual is under the influence of or impaired by cannabis”; A drug test of a prospective or existing employee, … “that yields a positive result solely for [carboxy-THC] shall not form the sole basis for refusal to employ or to continue to employ or otherwise penalize such prospective or existing employee.”
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PROCESS TO EXPUNGE/SEAL PAST CONVICTIONS

  • Yes. Those with past convictions for activities involving up to four ounces of cannabis are eligible to have their convictions automatically reviewed and expunged.
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PER SE TRAFFIC SAFETY LIMITS

  • No

PENALTIES FOR PUBLIC CONSUMPTION

  • Public use standards are subject to local control.