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Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Jobs, Patients & More on Rise in Connecticut

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Body and Mind February 13, 2016

Medical Marijuana is Growing in Connecticut, Picture from ConnecticutMag.com Medical marijuana business is booming in Connecticut. See story excerpts below in italics, as well as link to full article from ConnecticutMag.com.

This week we also discussed Colorado’s thriving medical marijuana and recreational marijuana industry.

Like Connecticut and Colorado, medical marijuana business is nicely flowering in Nevada and especially Las Vegas.

“Medical marijuana is without question a growing industry in Connecticut, with close to 8,000 registered patients, and the state plans to expand this year by granting licenses to three new dispensaries, adding to the original six.

There are also seven new medical conditions in the regulatory pipeline, expanding the 11 approved in the statute that legalized the drug.

By the numbers

3 Laboratories contracted with the state to test medical marijuana-related products sold to the public

7 New qualifying medical conditions for marijuana in the regulatory pipeline – amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Fabry disease, ulcerative colitis, sickle cell disease, post-laminectomy syndrome with chronic radiculopathy, severe psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, and complex regional pain syndrome

11 Conditions currently eligible for treatment with marijuana – cancer, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, spasticity caused by damage to the spinal cord, epilepsy, cachexia, wasting syndrome, Crohn’s disease and post-traumatic stress disorder

225 Jobs created by the industry, including 180 among growers and 45 to 50 in dispensaries, according to state data

405 Doctors registered to certify patients to buy medical marijuana

800 Active licenses covering licensed marijuana businesses, professionals and products, as of Oct. 29

7,912 Registered medical marijuana patients in Connecticut…”

Read More on Medical Marijuana in Connecticut from ConnecticutMag.com 

Please use medical marijuana responsibly. Please follow the marijuana laws legislated by your state. For specific location information on a medical marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas, or throughout Nevada, we advise visiting Weedmaps. Weedmaps is a comprehensive medical marijuana resource as well as having numerous listings on medical marijuana dispensaries. BaM quality medical marijuana will soon be offered at several Las Vegas dispensaries.

Body and Mind
Body and Mind February 13, 2016

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