Legal recreational marijuana sales start in Connecticut


              Customers wait in line outside the Fine Fettle marijuana dispensary in Willimantic, Conn., Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, for the opening of legal sales of recreational marijuana in Connecticut. As many as 40 dispensaries, along with dozens of other cannabis-related businesses, are expected to eventually open in Connecticut by the end of this year. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
            
              Samuel Gabbey, 32, of Mansfield, Conn., waits outside the Fine Fettle marijuana dispensary in Willimantic, Conn. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, for the opening of legal sales of recreational marijuana in Connecticut. As many as 40 dispensaries, along with dozens of other cannabis-related businesses, are expected to eventually open in Connecticut by the end of this year. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)
            
              Customers line up outside The Botanist in Montville, Conn., Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, to buy cannabis products on the first day of recreational marijuana sales in the state. Seven existing medical marijuana locations, which have been granted hybrid licenses to sell recreational marijuana to adults 21 years and older, opened their doors to the general public. Eventually, up to 40 dispensaries are expected to be open across the state by the end of the year. (AP Photo/Sue Haigh)
            
              CORRECTS IDENTIFICATION TO LYNN GOLDSTEIN FROM LAURA BASS WRIGHT - Lynn Goldstein of Norwich, Conn, left, is shown a cannabis diffuser she won by Kate Nelson, senior vice president of the Midwest and Northwest regions for Acreage Holdings, at The Botanist in Montville, Conn., Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. Bass-Wright was the first customer at the hybrid recreational and medical marijuana store on the the first day of recreational marijuana sales in Connecticut. (AP Photo/Sue Haigh)
            
              FILE - Flags with a marijuana leaf wave outside the Connecticut State Capitol building, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 in Hartford, Conn.  Connecticut's first round of retail cannabis sales for adults 21 and older was set to begin Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023,  morning at seven existing medical marijuana establishments across the state, less than two years after Gov. Ned Lamont signed legislation making Connecticut the latest state to legalize recreational sales.(AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
Legal recreational marijuana sales start in Connecticut