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% 9.35% N/A 9.35%
Connecticut's recreational marijuana program is relatively new, laws and tax rates may be subject to frquent changes.

2022 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 AN ACT CONCERNING RESPONSIBLE AND EQUITABLE REGULATION OF ADULT-USE CANNABIS.

Connecticut Recreational Marijuana possession limits


  • up to 1.5 ounces


  • As of 2023, up to 21 plants

What are the restrictions on growing at home?

It is illegal to grow marijuana at home for personal use in Connecticut

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

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