Connecticut’s 11 conditions for medical cannabis are getting some company, as a state legislative committee voted this week to increase that number to 17.
That means an expanded customer base for the state’s six current dispensaries and three new storefronts that are expected to come online this summer. The number of registered patients stood at 8,678 as of Feb. 21, and was already continually growing. With new conditions on the list, that growth will only accelerate even further.
The changes will go into effect in “about 30 days,” the Courant reported, meaning that’s when patients with those conditions can apply for MMJ cards.