Connecticut enjoys a fairly robust regulatory environment with attractive population density. With the recent addition of chronic pain as a qualifying medical condition, the number of medical-use patients and registered physicians will continue to grow.
House Speaker-designate Matt Ritter's 50–50 odds on cannabis legalization passing in the state legislature in 2021 seems to be on the safe side. As of February 2021, Gov. Ned Lamont (D) is circulating a draft bill to legalize marijuana, soliciting feedback from state agencies as he prepares a push to enact the policy change this year.
July 2020 | Curaleaf acquires Arrow Alternative Care Dispensaries
January 2019 | GTI acquires Advanced Grow Labs
Major MSOs have already identified this state as an attractive market, with both Curaleaf and GTI making inroads. The Constitution State enjoys an attractive population density with a limited license regulatory framework. Look for the regulatory framework to expand, allowing for more patients and revenue while the northeast continues its march towards full legalization thanks to pressure from adult-use neighbors Massachusetts and New Jersey.