Good news medical marijuana patients of Connecticut: medical marijuana dispensaries will be opening in Branford, Bridgeport, Bristol, Hartford, Montville and South Windsor in the near future.
The state gave out the six licenses yesterday afternoon – the first issued in the state so far. The shops expect to open by the summer when licensed producers can get their first harvest out.
According to the Hartford Courant, the six dispensaries are:
Arrow Alternative Care Inc., 92 Weston St., Hartford
Bluepoint Apothecary LLC, 469 E. Main St., Branford
D&B Wellness LLC, 2181 Main St., Bridgeport
Prime Wellness of Connecticut LLC, 75 John Fitch Boulevard, South Windsor
Thames Valley Apothecary LLC, 1100 Norwich-New London Turnpike (Route 32), in the Uncasville section of Montville
The Healing Corner Inc., 159 E. Main St., Bristol
“With the selection of dispensary facilities, all necessary pieces of the medical marijuana program are in place and we are poised to provide patients with a safe and secure source of needed medicine,” Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein said in a release.
Grow licenses have already been awarded back in January. Already at least one of those licensed has had to drop out after officials found out that one of the owners had had a marijuana license revoked in Colorado.
Currently, there are 1,990 licensed medical marijuana patients in Connecticut.