There are at least 18 licensed cannabis dispensing locations in Connecticut.
The majority of Connecticut marijuana dispensaries open around 9:00 a.m. on weekdays, except for a few, which open at 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Connecticut cannabis dispensaries close at different hours. While some are open until 9:00 p.m., others close as early as 5:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. To find the exact closing hours for Connecticut dispensaries near you, search online for the website of the retail stores. On their websites, usually on the contact us pages, you will find the operation hours for the retail stores.
Connecticut, in early 2023, licensed a few cannabis delivery services to operate in the state. These businesses are not permitted to hold their own inventories but only pick up orders from licensed dispensaries and take them to the end consumers. Hence, you may not be able to enjoy cannabis delivery from all licensed Connecticut dispensaries. To find out if Connecticut dispensaries near you offer delivery services, search online for the websites of the retail stores. On their websites, you can find their services and contact information for further inquiries.
No, it is illegal to ship cannabis out of state. Therefore, no Connecticut dispensary offers this service.
Nine recreational cannabis dispensaries have received licenses to begin operations in the state as of January 2023. However, not all 9 dispensaries have commenced operations. Note that retail sales of adult-use cannabis only started in the state in January 2023.
A valid government-issued photo ID with your date of birth is required to enter a recreational marijuana dispensary in Connecticut. The ID is required to prove that you are 21 or older.
Connecticut medical marijuana dispensaries require visitors to bring unexpired medical marijuana cards issued in the state before they may be allowed in.
You may visit a Connecticut recreational cannabis dispensary with only an ID. However, the ID must be government-issued and show that you are above 21.
You must be 21 or older to enter a recreational cannabis dispensary in Connecticut. At 18, though, you may only enter a Connecticut medical marijuana dispensary if you have a Connecticut-issued medical marijuana card.
The State of Connecticut does not restrict the number of dispensaries residents visit daily. Therefore, you can visit several cannabis dispensaries in a day.
Credit cards are not accepted at Connecticut cannabis dispensaries. Most dispensaries in the state have ATMs for visitors to withdraw cash for their purchases. Some retailers in the state also accept debit cards.
Medical insurance plans do not typically cover the purchase of cannabis and cannabis products. Hence, Connecticut dispensaries do not take medical insurance.
Connecticut does not allow cannabis users to exceed the purchase limits set in its jurisdictions. To ensure that dispensaries in the state adhere to this regulation, dispensaries are required to log and track cannabis transactions.