Medical Marijuana in Connecticut

Medical Marijuana in ConnecticutMedical Marijuana in Connecticut

Are you looking to get your medical marijuana in Connecticut? The talented team of doctors here at CalmEffect are here to help guide you through every single step of the process.

Keep reading to learn the calm effect and how to get your card for Medical Marijuana in Connecticut.

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Connecticut - Qualifying Conditions:

Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions

Medical Marijuana Conditions for Connecticut are as follows (Updated February 10, 2020).

A patient may only register for a medical marijuana certificate if he or she is a Connecticut resident being treated for a debilitating medical condition by a Connecticut-licensed physician or advanced practice registered nurse.

For Patients Under 18, Debilitating Medical Conditions Include:

  • Cerebral Palsy (Effective 2016)
  • Cystic Fibrosis (Effective 2016)
  • Irreversible Spinal Cord Injury with Objective Neurological Indication of Intractable Spasticity (Effective 2016)
  • Severe Epilepsy (Effective 2016)
  • Terminal Illness Requiring End-Of-Life Care (Effective 2016)
  • Uncontrolled Intractable Seizure Disorder (Effective 2016)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (Effective 2018)*
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Effective 2018)*
  • Intractable Neuropathic Pain that Is Unresponsive to Standard Medical Treatments (Effective 2019)*
  • Tourette Syndrome for patients who have failed standard medical treatment (Effective 2019)*

For Adults, Debilitating Medical Conditions Include:

  • Cancer (Effective 2012)
  • Glaucoma (Effective 2012)
  • Positive Status for Human Immunodeficiency Virus or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Effective 2012)
  • Parkinson's Disease (Effective 2012)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (Effective 2012)
  • Damage to the Nervous Tissue of the Spinal Cord with Objective Neurological Indication of Intractable Spasticity (Effective 2012)
  • Epilepsy (Effective 2012)
  • Cachexia (Effective 2012)
  • Wasting Syndrome (Effective 2012)
  • Crohn's Disease (Effective 2012)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Effective 2012)
  • Sickle Cell Disease (Effective 2016)*

For Adults, Continued:

  • Post Laminectomy Syndrome with Chronic Radiculopathy (Effective 2016)*
  • Severe Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (Effective 2016)*
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Effective 2016)*
  • Ulcerative Colitis (Effective 2016)*
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Type 1 and Type II (Effective 2016)*
  • Cerebral Palsy (Effective 2016)
  • Cystic Fibrosis (Effective 2016)
  • Irreversible Spinal Cord Injury with Objective Neurological Indication of Intractable Spasticity (Effective 2016)
  • Terminal Illness Requiring End-Of-Life Care (Effective 2016)
  • Uncontrolled Intractable Seizure Disorder (Effective 2016)
  • Spasticity or Neuropathic Pain Associated with Fibromyalgia (Effective 2018)*
  • Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis (Effective 2018)*
  • Post Herpetic Neuralgia (Effective 2018)*
  • Hydrocephalus with Intractable Headache (Effective 2018)*
  • Intractable Headache Syndromes (Effective 2018)*
  • Neuropathic Facial Pain (Effective 2018)*
  • Muscular Dystrophy (Effective 2018)*
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Effective 2018)*
  • Chronic Neuropathic Pain Associated with Degenerative Spinal Disorders (Effective 2018)*
  • Interstitial Cystitis (Effective 2019)*
  • MALS Syndrome (Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome) (Effective 2019)*
  • Vulvodynia and Vulvar Burning (Effective 2019)*
  • Intractable Neuropathic Pain that Is Unresponsive to Standard Medical Treatments (Effective 2019)*
  • Tourette Syndrome (Effective 2019)*

6/3/20 - The Connecticut legislature's Regulations Review Committee approved adding Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and certain instances of chronic pain as medical cannabis qualifying conditions.

8/17/20 - Connecticut regulators discussed whether to add acute pancreatitis and chronic pancreatitis as medical cannabis qualifying conditions.

8/24/20 - Connecticut regulators accepted a recommendation to add chronic pancreatitis as a medical cannabis qualifying condition.

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Connect with our MMJ Doctors in Connecticut

With a growing roster of Doctors who can prescribe cannabis all over Connecticut, CalmEffect is ready to help. Learn how you can get your medical card in Connecticut by filling out the form on this page.

Our 3-Step Doctor Process Works

By following these steps, if your doctor recommends medical marijuana as a solution for your condition and unique symptoms, you'll be eligible for a medical marijuana card with access to our growing roster of dispensaries across the entire state. Mail-order and walk ins are available.

If you are ready to start your journey with Medical Marijuana in Connecticut, we are here to help you.

Where to Buy Marijuana in Connecticut

Visit our Marijuana Dispensary Locations Page for Connecticut to find out where you can access your meds.

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Connecticut Medical Marijuana Doctors: Our Service Areas

Our roster of Medical Cannabis Doctors are ready to serve you in these areas and more. Once connecting with a Doctor through Calm Effect, you will have access to our roster of medical marijuana dispensary locations:

  • Ansonia
  • Bridgeport
  • Bristol
  • Danbury
  • Derby
  • Groton
  • Hartford
  • Meriden
  • Middletown
  • Milford
  • New Britain​
  • New Haven
  • New London
  • Norwalk
  • Norwich
  • Shelton
  • Stamford
  • Torrington
  • Waterbury
  • West Haven
  • Winsted

Stay Updated with CalmEffect, Connecticut!

11/27/20 - Here's a look at where some incoming Connecticut lawmakers stand on legalizing marijuana.

11/26/20 - Connecticut’s incoming House speaker said that if there aren’t enough votes in the legislature to pass marijuana legalization in 2021, lawmakers will put it on the ballot for voters to decide.

11/23/20 - Connecticut’s incoming House speaker says there’s a “50-50 chance” the state will legalize marijuana next year, and he wants a vote on it even if it doesn’t have enough support to pass. The top lawmaker also says he has a lot of friends who go to Massachusetts to buy cannabis.

11/9/20 - Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) said that legalizing marijuana in his state could help reduce the spread of coronavirus by cutting down on travel by his constituents going to purchase cannabis in New Jersey and Massachusetts.

10/14/20 - Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) signed a hemp bill into law.

10/1/20 - The Connecticut House of Representatives approved a bill to align the state's hemp program with federal law.

9/28/20 - Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) included updating the state's hemp law in a list of priorities for a special legislative session.

8/24/20 - Connecticut regulators accepted a recommendation to add chronic pancreatitis as a medical cannabis qualifying condition.

8/17/20 - Connecticut regulators discussed whether to add acute pancreatitis and chronic pancreatitis as medical cannabis qualifying conditions.

6/18/20 - A draft report from Connecticut's Police Accountability and Transparency Task Force includes a recommendation to "Get police out of performing Non-Policing Matters" such as "Enforcing Legal Marijuana Card Verification."

6/3/20 - The Connecticut legislature's Regulations Review Committee approved adding Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and certain instances of chronic pain as medical cannabis qualifying conditions.

5/5/20 - A Connecticut representative said marijuana legalization was likely going to have to wait until 2021, regardless of the coronavirus outbreak.

4/22/20 - Connecticut lawmakers adjourned the 2020 regular legislative session, in all likelihood putting marijuana legalization legislation on hold until next year.

4/13/20 - Connecticut's Senate president said that marijuana legalization is too complicated to address this year even if lawmakers return to session following the coronavirus pandemic.

3/27/20 - Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) launched a no-interest loan program for small businesses but said that cannabis firms are not eligible.

3/26/20 - Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) issued an executive order allowing doctors to issue medical cannabis recommendations via telemedicine, extending patient renewal deadlines and loosening some restrictions on businesses amid the coronavirus outbreak.

3/24/20 - Connecticut regulators deemed medical cannabis businesses to be essential and exempt from Gov. Ned Lamont's (D) general coronavirus mandate to suspend in-person operations.

3/16/20 - Connecticut's Senate president and House speaker suggested that the temporary closure of the state Capitol due to coronavirus concerns could impact efforts to pass marijuana legalization legislation this year.

2/4/20 - Connecticut Gov. New Lamont (D) said he will let lawmakers "take the lead" on legalizing marijuana and that he's not counting on any recreational cannabis revenue in the budget proposal he will release this week.

1/28/20 - Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) said he'll work to get bipartisan support for marijuana legalization.

1/24/20 -  Connecticut Senate leaders announced at a press conference that legalizing marijuana is a priority for the 2020 session.

“I think the time has come. We need to recognize it. There’s broad-based public support for it.”

December 20, 2019 - Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) spoke about his support for legalizing marijuana in light of regional developments, saying, "What are we going to be, some little island? It’s impossible to enforce a world like that."

 

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