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Connecticut Coalition to Regulate Marijuana

Ex-NBA All-Star Cliff Robinson is taking his marijuana crusade from Oregon to Connecticut

A self-described “longtime consumer” of marijuana, former NBA All-Star Clifford Robinson has long been an advocate for legalized weed in Oregon, even selling the substance under the name “Uncle Spliffy” (a take on his hoop nickname Uncle Cliffy) and now he’s taking that fight to Connecticut.

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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.

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Statement Regarding Connecticut Democrats’ Proposed Budget, Which Includes Regulating and Taxing Marijuana for Adult Use

HARTFORD, Conn. — Democratic state lawmakers proposed a budget that includes regulating and taxing marijuana for use by adults 21 and older.

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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.

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Regulate Pot Like Liquor

At first glance, the data described in "AAA: Study Shows CT May Have More Drugged Drivers Than Other States" [courant.com, May 3] was shocking. Even though I strongly support regulating marijuana like alcohol, it is clear that people should not be driving under the influence of any drugs that make them a danger to themselves and the countless people they share the road with.

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Marijuana’s financial allure becoming hard to resist

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Will ‘high times’ be coming to Connecticut as part of the budget crisis solution?

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Marijuana policy forum at Yale, Tuesday, April 25 at 8 p.m.

Thanks to supporters like you, our growing coalition to regulate marijuana now includes 14 organizations and 17 individual community leaders. One of those organizations is Yale Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), and tomorrow night, they’ll be hosting a public forum on marijuana legalization. Can you make it?

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Legal Marijuana Could Be Revived, Lawmaker Says

At least for now, recreational marijuana seems to have been snuffed out in Connecticut's legislature, and the campaign to legalize pot is facing a variety of delays and potential roadblocks in other New England states.

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Speaker predicts legalized pot will come up in budget talks

Bills legalizing recreational use of marijuana didn’t clear any legislative committees this session, but that doesn’t mean the issue is entirely dead.

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It's not over until June 7. Tell lawmakers to regulate marijuana like alcohol!

Rumors have been circulating that marijuana regulation is dead. While it’s true that SB 11 didn’t make it out of the Judiciary Committee, we knew that we’d meet strong resistance there, and the fight for marijuana regulation is far from over.

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