© 2023 Connecticut Public

FCC Public Inspection Files:
WEDH · WEDN · WEDW · WEDY · WNPR
WPKT · WRLI-FM · WEDW-FM · Public Files Contact
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

LISTEN: Avon Places Ban On Marijuana Sales

95790.jpg
Ryan Caron King
/
Connecticut Public
Cannabis plants in a UConn greenhouse

The state of Connecticut says the selling of recreational marijuana will be legal here in 2022. But some cities and towns are already getting a head start on making marijuana sales within their borders illegal. One such town is Avon, which passed its own marijuana sales ban this week. Hiram Peck, Avon’s director of Planning and Community Development, explained why on All Things Considered.

John Henry Smith is Connecticut Public’s host of All Things Considered, its flagship afternoon news program. In his 20th year as a professional broadcaster, he’s covered both news and sports.

Stand up for civility

This news story is funded in large part by Connecticut Public’s Members — listeners, viewers, and readers like you who value fact-based journalism and trustworthy information.

We hope their support inspires you to donate so that we can continue telling stories that inform, educate, and inspire you and your neighbors. As a community-supported public media service, Connecticut Public has relied on donor support for more than 50 years.

Your donation today will allow us to continue this work on your behalf. Give today at any amount and join the 50,000 members who are building a better—and more civil—Connecticut to live, work, and play.

Related Content