A dispensary is a facility where patients with debilitating illness or their designated caregivers can purchase or obtain medical marijuana for medical use. Dispensaries in Connecticut undergo background checks to verify their credibility. There are currently six licensed dispensaries in Connecticut.
Accepting or obtaining marijuana from other states is prohibited.
Visiting a Dispensary
No other person except a facility personnel, a registered patient, or the patient’s designated caregiver is allowed to enter the facility. To visit a dispensary in CT, the person’s original card from the Department of Consumer Protection and the CT identification card or license must be presented. All registered patients and caregivers will be accompanied inside the facility at all times. Minors are not allowed inside the medical marijuana dispensary.
Starting a Dispensary
To start a Medical Marijuana Dispensary in CT, one must first be registered under the Department of Consumer Protection with the complete application requirements, documents and required application fees. A dispensary must not be located within 1,000 feet of a private or public school attended by minors, a church, a playground, or a daycare facility. Anyone who is 18 years of age or above and have no prior drug felony convictions can start up a medical Marijuana Dispensary in CT. A dispensary must provide security equipment to prevent unauthorized entrance.
Application Process Requirements
- Applicant name and name of dispensary facility backer, if any
- Location of the facility where it will be operated
- Financial statement
- Detailed description of services and products
- Documents that is sufficient to operate a business
- Business marketing plans
- Blueprints of the facility to be operated
Arrow Alternative Care, Inc.
92 Weston St.
Unit No. 16
Hartford, CT 06120
Monday – Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Bluepoint Wellness of Connecticut
469 East Main Street
Branford, CT 06405
Monday – Friday: 09:30 am – 2:00 pm
Saturday: 09:00 am – 2:00 pm
Compassionate Care Center of Connecticut
4 Garella Road
Bethel, CT 06801
Monday – Thursday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Prime Wellness of Connecticut
75 John Fitch Blvd.
South Windsor, CT 06074
Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday & Monday: Closed
Thames Valley Alternative Relief LLC
1100 Norwich-New London Turnpike
Uncasville, CT 06382
Monday – Friday: 09:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 09:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Healing Corner, Inc.
159 East Main St.
Bristol, CT 06010
Monday – Wednesday & Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 1 :00 pm