Connecticut Recreational Marijuana 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 Recreational Marijuana Handbook

Connecticut has 3 bordering states consisting of Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island.

Recreational marijuana is legal in Massachusetts and is subject to a sales tax of 6.25%. There is also a 10.75% excise tax on all sales of recreational marijuana in Massachusetts.

Recreational marijuana is legal in New York and is subject to a sales tax of 13.00%. There is no excise tax charged on recreational marijuana.

Recreational Marijuana is illegal in and Rhode Island, so there is no tax on recreational marijuana in those states.

About Connecticut Recreational Marijuana

Is recreational marijuana legal in Connecticut?

Yes, recreational marijuana is legal in Connecticut

When and how did Connecticut legalize marijuana recreationally?

Connecticut legalized recreational marijuana in 2021. This law was passed using Senate Bill 1201 and passed with a vote of %. The official name for this law is Regulation of Adult-use Cannabis

Connecticut Recreational Marijuana possession limits


  • up to 1.5 ounces


  • N/A

What are the restrictions on growing at home?

Starting July 1, 2023, adults will be able to grow up to 3 mature and 3 immature plants at home with a cap of 12 plants per househould

What is the name of the agency that regulates Connecticut recreational marijuana?

Extra Resources

Retail sales of marijuana will not likely begin until at least the end of 2022.

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