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Connecticut Cannabis Licensing Information

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Connecticut

Connecticut

Allows Medical marijuana?: Yes

Allows Adult-Use marijuana?: No

2018 Medical Sales : $71,000,000

2022 Projected Medical Sales : $103,000,000

2018 Adult Use Sales : N/A

2022 Projected Adult Use Sales : $99,000,000

Noteworthy Information: Connecticut has a growing medical dispensary system. In May 2016 Connecticut enacted a new law allowing minors to participate, as long as not in a smokable, inhalable or vaporizable form. Nurses may now also dispense. There are currently over 26,000 registered patients. Hospitals, universities, and licensed medical marijuana dispensaries and producers can apply for the medical marijuana research program. Progress is being made on legalizing recreational marijuana. Six recreational legalization bills were introduced in the 2018 legislative session.

Is there a Regulatory Structure? (State Agency): Yes (Connecticut Department Of Consumer Protection, Medical Marijuana Program)

# of Dispensaries Allowed (# issued): At least 3, not more than 10 (9 issued)

# of Cultivations Allowed (# issued): At least 3 but no more than 10 "Producer" licenses, which encompass both cultivation and manufacturing (4 issued)

# of Manufacturers Allowed (# issued): N/A See note above

# of Testing labs Allowed (# issued): Not a distinct Marijuana license type. Rather, labs must be registered with the department as a controlled substance laboratory and meet the facility employee requirements specific to marijuana testing.

Geographic Distribution of Licenses: No mandated distribution

Application Fee:
Producer Initial Application fee= $25,000
Producer Backer Initial Application Fee= $100
Producer Brand Registration Application Fee= $25
Production Facility Employee Initial Application Fee= $100

Dispensary Facility License Initial Application Fee= $1,000
Dispensary License (individual) initial Application Fee= $100
Dispensary Facility Backer Initial Application Fee= $100
Dispensary Facility Employee Initial Application Fee= $50
Dispensary Facility Technician Initial Application Fee= $50

Patient Registration fee= $100
Primary Caregiver Registration Fee= $25

Licensing Fees:
Producer Registration Fee= $75,000
Producer Renewal Fee= $75,000
Producer Backer Annual Registration Renewal Fee= $100
Production Facility Employee Annual Registration Renewal Fee= $100

Dispensary Facility License Registration Fee= $5,000
Dispensary Facility License Renewal Fee= $5,000
Dispensary License (individual) Annual Renewal Registration=$100
Dispensary Facility Backer Annual Registration Renewal Fee= $100
Dispensary Facility Employee Annual Registration Renewal Fee= $50
Dispensary Facility Technician Annual Registration Renewal Fee= $50

Residency Requirements:
No

Vertical Integration Allowed, Required or Prohibited:
Allowed, but none under the current issuance of licenses. All 10 licenses are owned by different entities

Medical Marijuana Qualifying Patient Conditions:
Cancer
Glaucoma
Positive Status for Human Immunodeficiency Virus or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
Parkinson's Disease
Multiple Sclerosis
Damage to the Nervous Tissue of the Spinal Cord with Objective Neurological Indication of Intractable Spasticity
Epilepsy
Cachexia
Wasting Syndrome
Crohn's Disease
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Sickle Cell Disease
Post Laminectomy Syndrome with Chronic Radiculopathy
Severe Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Ulcerative Colitis
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy
Cystic Fibrosis
Irreversible Spinal Cord Injury with Objective Neurological Indication of Intractable Spasticity
Terminal Illness Requiring End-Of-Life Care
Uncontrolled Intractable Seizure Disorder

For Patients Under 18, Debilitating Medical Conditions Include:
- Cerebral Palsy
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Irreversible Spinal Cord Injury with Objective Neurological Indication of Intractable Spasticity
- Severe Epilepsy
- Terminal Illness Requiring End-Of-Life Care
- Uncontrolled Intractable Seizure Disorder

Testing Required:
Yes

New Leaf Cannabis Consulting can help you achieve cannabis licensure in Connecticut.

The team at New Leaf Cannabis Consulting has assisted cannabis businesses launch successfully throughout the United States. Team New Leaf are high level professionals who are also veterans of this industry: We know what it takes to take you step by step through the licensing process even when regulatory details are unclear.

To learn more or get started, contact us today. We look forward to helping your cannabis business take off in Connecticut.

Phone: 18887915323

Email: info@newleafcannabisconsulting.com

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