Connecticut lawmakers to vote on medical pot regulations

CONNECTICUT: A special legislative committee must decide whether to approve proposed regulations that spell out details of Connecticut’s medical marijuana program.

The General Assembly’s Regulation Review Committee is scheduled to meet Tuesday to vote on the wide-ranging regulations, which include everything from the quantity of active ingredients in a product to background checks for caregivers of patients.

Lawmakers passed legislation in 2012 that created the medical marijuana program.

After first recommending that the committee reject the regulations, legislative attorneys are now recommending that lawmakers approve them on Tuesday after reviewing revisions made by the Department of Consumer Protection.


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