Just as U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced he was cracking down on pot, Connecticut’s medical marijuana program announced that it was looking for more dispensaries. The challenges could just be getting started.
Sessions reversed an Obama-era policy not to prosecute marijuana cases. The day before the announcement, the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection put out a Request For Applications for additional medical marijuana dispensaries.
It’s unclear if the reversal of those guidelines will have an effect on the state’s program. But that’s not holding them back, according to Lora Rae Anderson, the agency’s communications director. […]