Democrats push for legalization of marijuana sales, growing

February 6, 2019

HARTFORD — Majority Democrats will pursue a wide-ranging marijuana-legalization initiative based on retails sales for adults over 21, backyard grow-your-own, and the removal of pot-possession from criminal records.

In a morning news conference, state Senate leaders will lay out a blueprint for taxing and regulating the sale of cannabis, at a time when neighboring Massachusetts is the focus of the regional retail sales to Connecticut residents.

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