The Connecticut Coalition to
Regulate Marijuana

It's time to regulate marijuana like alcohol in Connecticut

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Who We Are

The Connecticut Coalition to Regulate Marijuana is a group of like-minded organizations and individuals who are committed to ending the failed policy of marijuana prohibition in the Constitution State.

We approach the issue from many perspectives, but we all agree that regulating marijuana like alcohol would be far better than the status quo. We hope you’ll join us.

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Norwich Bulletin: Legalizing marijuana makes sense now more than ever

Norwich Bulletin: Legalizing marijuana makes sense now more than ever

Hartford Democrats’ latest iteration of a spending plan for the coming biennium — one that accounts for recently discovered revenue drops spawning barrels of red ink — will create a lot of pain in a lot of as-yet-unspecified places. But if the plan holds, one constituent group — those who support the legalization and retail sale of marijuana for recreational use — will have prevailed.

Democrats will push legalizing pot as part of budget fix

Democrats will push legalizing pot as part of budget fix

Senate and House Democrats will recommend the legalization, licensing and taxation of marijuana sales in Connecticut to help balance the next state budget, sources close to the caucus told The Mirror.

First, Do No Harm

Marijuana prohibition does far more harm than good, and that’s why a majority of Connecticut residents support ending it.

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Protect Our Youth

Drug dealers don’t card. Moving marijuana sales into state-licensed outlets would allow for strict regulations against selling to people under 21 years of age.

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Promote Public Health

We need child-resistant packaging, testing products for mold or other contaminants, clear labeling with potency and serving sizes, and bans on certain products.

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Boost the Economy

Regulating marijuana like alcohol will create thousands of good-paying jobs in agriculture, manufacturing, retail, and many other fields and bring in over $100 Million per year in taxes.

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Advance Social Justice

Marijuana prohibition has been disproportionately targeted at communities of color, and criminal records make it difficult to access many government services or even to get jobs, housing, or further one’s education.

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