Medical Marijuana Patient Rolls Grow 13 Percent

CONNECTICUT:  The number of Connecticut residents registered to buy medical marijuana grew 13 percent in the most recent quarter, the state Department of Consumer Protection said Tuesday.

As of June 5, there were 4,097 registered patients, who must have at least one of 17 health conditions to be eligible. That was up from 3,635 on April 15, and 2,326 on Oct. 15, which was shortly after dispensaries began selling product.

New Haven County has 1,113 registered patients, while Fairfield County has 981 and Hartford County has 868.