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Rep. Marra Supports Changes to Strengthen CT Cannabis Law

Posted on May 10, 2023

Measure will increase safety; reduce risk of sales to minors

Joining her colleagues to overwhelmingly support changes to Connecticut’s cannabis law, State Representative Tracy Marra (R-141) yesterday voted in favor adding safety measures around cannabis sales as well as better regulation of the amount of THC in products, and clearly defined guidelines for Hemp producers, among other things.

House Bill 6699 – An Act Concerning Cannabis Regulation – expands the labeling and safety of cannabis for our

“Puppy Day” at the Capitol Shines Spotlight on Animal Welfare Bills

Posted on May 3, 2023

State Representative Tracy Marra today joined her colleagues for a press conference to call attention to two pieces of legislation designed to provide stronger protections for animals, hold animal abusers accountable, and to draw attention to the disturbing links between child abuse and cruelty to animals.

She was joined by advocates and members of the Connecticut Humane Society to raise awareness of the correlation between animal cruelty, child maltreatment, and other forms of interpersonal violence.

Please Don’t Drive Distracted

Posted on May 1, 2023

Distracted driving is a problem, but it doesn’t have to be. Every driver has the ability to end this dangerous practice and provide increased safety for other drivers and pedestrians. Putting cell phones down, keeping your eyes on the road and maintaining proper speed and following distances will dramatically cut down on crashes.

In Connecticut in 2022, there were nearly 5,200 crashes attributed to distracted driving.

Connecticut law prohibits the use of any hand-held mobile electronic device while