The legalization bill will now be transmitted to Gov. Ned Lamont, who is expected to sign the bill into law. Connecticut will be the fifth state to legislatively legalize the adult-use market this year.
Compared to placebo, cannabis extracts were associated with “significantly lower” Insomnia Severity Index scores. No serious adverse events were reported.
The fine-penalty remains in place regardless of whether the offender has any prior marijuana convictions.
Investigators concluded, “[W]e found no predominant pattern suggesting that behaviors and attitudes were more tolerant in states with liberal marijuana policies.”
Authors concluded: “Our results support prior studies suggesting cannabis may improve pain and minimize opioid utilization in both cancer and non-cancer settings.
By contrast, the use of the mobile device performance application, DRUID, was adequately sensitive to cannabis-induced changes in subjects’ performance.
Investigators concluded, “[T]here is no clear overall relationship with THC blood or serum levels and driving skills or crash risk.”
The new law, which takes effect in October, established on-site “cannabis consumption lounges” for those ages 21 and older.