A second medical marijuana dispensary has been approved by the Stamford Zoning Board, which will bring the county’s number of such businesses to four.
Fine Fettle Dispensary, which operates medical marijuana dispensaries in Newington, Storrs and Willimantic as well as in Massachusetts, plans to open its latest facility at 12 Research Drive. Stamford’s other dispensary, at 814 E. Main St., is operated by Curaleaf.
With the addition of Fine Fettle in Stamford, there will be 19 dispensaries in the state. Others within Fairfield County are Bluepoint Wellness of Westport and Compassionate Care Center in Bethel.
According to the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, as of May 2 there were 53,119 registered medical marijuana patients in the state, with 11,925 of those in Fairfield County.