The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection put out a Request For Applications and the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection put out a Request For Applications communications director.
“Here in Connecticut, we help over 22,000 very sick patients,” Anderson explained.
“So if the Department of Justice decided to move on this, they would be deciding to take medication away from over 22,000 very sick people. So what we’re doing is continuing to adhere to Connecticut law, which enables us to have this medical program. So we’re gonna move forward with the RFA.”
According to Quinnipiac Law Professor John Thomas, Sessions’s reversal could definitely create some challenges for existing and new businesses.
“I suspect right now if you were in, say, California, which has just legalized recreational use and you wanted to get a loan or get a lease for a business, you’d have a really hard time doing that,” Thomas said. “By the same token, in Connecticut, if you want to get a loan or engage in the business of being a provider of medical marijuana you’d have a really hard time doing that.”