Connecticut Pharmacists Prepare For Medical Marijuana

CONNECTICUT:  East Lyme pharmacist Laurie Zrenda sees the state’s medical marijuana program as a possible way to take her career in a promising direction.

“I’ve been a retail pharmacist for 26 years and it gets a little old after a while,” she said. “The chain stores have taken over.”

With little opportunity to work for an independent pharmacy, or own one herself, she is one of 21 people applying for a state license to run a medical marijuana dispensary.

“This is the chance to live the dream and own my own business,” she said, “and it will be good for people, too, I think.” [Read more…]