Recreational use of marijuana became legalized here in Connecticut as of July 1, 2021. With that, Connecticut residents can possess and use up to 1.5 oz of cannabis, and may also store up to 5 oz in a locked container at home, or transport it in a locked trunk or glovebox. Medical marijuana patients, as of October 1, 2021, can grow up to 3 mature, and 3 immature plants at their home. All adults 21+ in CT can home grow on July 1, 2023.

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What does this mean? We're on the cusp of a whole bunch of cannabis-related businesses, retailers, and cultivators opening up around here. Recreational sales likely won't appear until late this year, but the behind the scenes activity has really ramped up.

Under Connecticut State Law, for a cannabis establishment to operate, it must have zoning approval from local authorities. According to the latest update at ct.gov, 23 Connecticut municipalities have chosen to approve, or prohibit. recreational marijuana sales and cultivation within their borders (So far).

I've gathered an alphabetical listing of the 23 municipalities that have reported zoning changes to the State. I'll also tell you the municipalities that are currently weighing their options, and listed as Moratorium.

The 23 Connecticut Municipalities That Will/Won't Allow Legal Weed Sales (So Far)

This is a list of the 23 Connecticut cities and municipalities that have chosen to prohibit or approve zoning changes for recreational marijuana to be sold or cultivated within their borders.

Here's the Connecticut municipalities that are currently mulling cannabis zoning changes, listed as Moratorium:

  • Beacon Falls
  • Berlin
  • Bethany
  • Branford
  • Burlington
  • Colchester
  • Danbury
  • Durham
  • Ellington
  • Essex
  • Glastonbury
  • Goshen
  • Granby
  • Griswold
  • Guilford
  • Harwinton
  • Hebron
  • Madison
  • Marlborough
  • Old Saybrook
  • Orange
  • Preston
  • Putnam
  • Ridgefield
  • Rocky Hill
  • South Windsor
  • Southbury
  • Stafford
  • Thomaston
  • Torrington
  • Trumbull
  • Waterbury
  • Waterford
  • Willington
  • Wilton
  • Woodstock

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