Connecticut: Marijuana Tax Handbook


Connecticut Marijuana Tax Rate

Sales Tax Medical Excise Tax Medical Max Medical Tax Sales Tax Recreational Excise Tax Recreational Max Recreational Tax
6.35% N/A 6.35% N/A N/A N/A

2024 Connecticut Marijuana Tax Handbook

Connecticut patients are required to pay a 6.35% sales tax on every purchase of medical marijuana. There is no additional excise tax on medical marijuana in Connecticut.

Connecticut consumers are required to pay a 0.00% sales tax on every purchase of marijuana for personal use. There is no additional cannabis excise tax on marijuana for personal use in Connecticut.

About Connecticut Marijuana Tax

Once retail sales of recreational marijuana start, they will be subject to a 6.35 percent sales tax, a 3 percent sales tax on recreational marijuana dedicated to the city or town where the sale occurs, and a tax based on THC content that will cost approximately 10 to 15 percent of the sale price.

What is the most recent revenue statistic for Connecticut?

About 60 percent of the tax collected will go to social equity and initiatives to help communities that were harmed the most during the federal war on drugs. 25 percent will go to special 'prevention and recovery services fund' for mental health and the rest will be spent on state drug treatment programs.

Is the Connecticut Marijuana Tax Weight-Based or Percentage-of-price-Based?

Connecticut's marijuana program uses a Percentage-of-price tax system. This means that the tax charged is calculated using the retail price of the Marijuana at the time of purchase.

Does Connecticut have a Controlled Substances Tax?

Connecticut does not have a Controlled Substances tax involving Marijuana.

How do Connecticut's marijuana taxes compare to the states around it?

New York
Rhode Island

Note: It is illegal to transport marijuana accross state lines.

For more information about Connecticut Marijuana Taxes, visit the Connecticut Marijuana Tax page.

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