Towns, businesses discuss impact of legalizing recreational marijuana

SOUTH WINDSOR, CT (WFSB) – Connecticut is coming closer to legalizing recreational marijuana.

On Thursday, lawmakers unveiled multiple bills that would let anyone over 21 buy pot.

Some of these ideas come with an aggressive timeline.

At Prime Wellness on Route 5 in South Windsor, only people with medical marijuana cards can go there to buy pot.

By the end of the year, that could change and anyone over 21 could be a customer.

“Legalizing a substance that has been illegal for more than 80 years is a complicated process,” said Michael D’Agostino.

A handful of House Democrats presented their first draft on Thursday more at


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