What is the process?
What are the costs?
Does my condition qualify?
I don’t want to smoke or get high, what are my options?
There are also many options available for patients who do not want to get “high”. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the primary psychoactive phytocannabinoid in cannabis. While it has been shown to have medical benefits, such as analgesic properties, muscle relaxant features, and anti-inflammatory effects, some patients turn to the primary non-psychoactive phytocannabinoid found in cannabis, cannabidiol (CBD). CBD is known to counter the psychoactive effects of THC, and the dispensary stocks many products that are a combination of CBD/THC. Together, they have a synergistic relationship where THC boosts the way CBD works in the body, without the “high.”
How long does the process take?
What is CBD and how does it work?
What about drug testing?
to hire someone or decide to fire someone, or penalize that person solely because
they are qualified to use medical marijuana. However, an employer may refuse to
hire or discharge a qualifying patient if required by federal law or funding
requirements. An employer can also prohibit the use of intoxicating substances
throughout the work day and they may discipline an employee for being
intoxicated while at work. If patients’ have any further questions or concerns
regarding this, they should check with their employer.
Can I have a gun permit and a medical marijuana certificate?
firearms, and it equates the possession of a medical marijuana certificate to
marijuana use. Although there is nothing in the state law prohibiting the
possession of a medical marijuana certificate, there is within federal law. It has
been seen that federal law is upheld despite a state’s legalization of medical
Will I be on a list others can see?
confidential and is protected in the same fashion as your other personal health
Where are the dispensaries?
- Click here to be directed to more information regarding Connecticut’s dispensaries.