Beard Brothers Have Best Take On Connecticut Cannabis Bill & Back & Forth With Ned Lamont

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Beard Brothers report This week, the state senate in Connecticut voted 19-12 in favor of legislation to form a recreational cannabis market in the state by May of 2022. Once an afterthought in legalization efforts, social equity is rightfully becoming a foundational plank in the establishment of recreational cannabis markets across the country. Ned Lamont publicly announced his vow to veto the bill despite having supported the effort from the start. Or they could send it back to the Senate to try to reconcile the language in the amendment to satisfy Lamont. This last-minute amendment creates equity in name only by allowing these individuals expedited opportunity to obtain access to the marketplace.” Yeah?

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Beard Brothers report

This week, the state senate in Connecticut voted 19-12 in favor of legislation to form a recreational cannabis market in the state by May of 2022. This was supposed to be the final hurdle for the long-fought legislation and with a Democrat sitting in the governor’s office, that last signature was presumed to be a formality. However, quite literally as the ink was drying on senators’ signatures, Gov. Ned Lamont publicly announced his vow to veto the bill despite having supported...

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