Connecticut is poised to legalize recreational marijuana, with Gov. Ned Lamont signing the bill into law Tuesday. The details of that law are complex, and readers have shared more than a few questions on how that transition will proceed, along with some of the finer points of weed buying, selling, growing, eating and smoking. Here are answers to some of your questions: Can you put marijuana in the freezer? There are two answers to this question. From a chemical standpoint, the answer is yes, but you probably shouldn\u2019t. As marijuana-focused publication High Times reported, freezing temperatures and fluctuating humidity will degrade both the flavor and potency of your marijuana. From a legal perspective, the answer is yes, though it depends on how much. The law, as it is written, allows residents to openly possess 1.5 ounces of marijuana , plus an additional 5 ounces in a locked box. If you have more than 1.5 ounces in your freezer, that will only be legal if your freezer is locked. I had to pay $100 to the state to buy medical marijuana. Is that fee being removed under this new legislation? No. Connecticut\u2019s system of regulating medical marijuana is parallel legislation that remains largely unchanged this year as a result of the legalization of recreational marijuana. That $100 may come in handy though. According to a report issued by the state\u2019s Office of Legislative Research, \u201cqualifying patients and caregivers under the medical marijuana program to purchase cannabis of higher potency, varied dosage form, and in a larger per transaction or per day amount than are generally available for retail purchase.\u201d Will my employer still be able to test me for marijuana? Yes. The bill specifically allows employers to set workplace policies prohibiting cannabis possession by an employee, \u201cexcept for possession of medical marijuana,\u201d according to the OLR report. The law specifies that employers may \u201crequire employees to submit to drug testing,\u201d the OLR report says, but it also allows employees who feel they\u2019ve been punished by their employers in violation of the law to file a civil suit. How much in taxes is it projected that Connecticut will reap from marijuana sales? According to a report from the state\u2019s Office of Fiscal analysis, the taxes from recreational marijuana will result in a total revenue gain to the state and municipalities of $4.1 million in fiscal year 2022. The number is expected to grow considerably as time goes on, to $26.3 million in 2023, and $44.6 million in 2024. By 2026, annual revenue is expected to hit $73.4 million. Will the smell give police probable cause to search your car? No. When possession of weed is officially legal in Connecticut, the smell of marijuana, either noticed by a K-9 officer or a human, will not constitute probable cause. If police search a home or a vehicle because of the smell of marijuana, the Connecticut State Police believe that the search will not stand up in court should an illegal weapon or illegal drugs be discovered. Is there a reliable, and legal, test to test drivers for driving while impaired by drugs? No, there is no blood or breathalyzer test being used to test drivers for marijuana. However, the bill mandates that some police officers be trained as \u201c drug recognition experts\u201d (DREs), and allows them to testify in court as to a driver\u2019s level of impairment. According to the OLR report, \u201cThe bill makes changes to the state\u2019s DUI law, including allowing DREs to testify in court, allowing courts to take judicial notice of THC\u2019s effects.\u201d Is it still illegal to smoke marijuana within 500 feet of a school or daycare? There may be a few answers to this question. If you live in a school zone and are inside your own home, it appears to be perfectly legal to consume cannabis. However, if you are outside your own home, it will likely remain illegal. Also, according to state Sen. Gary Winfield, D-New Haven, local municipalities may create their own laws to manage marijuana consumption. \u201cMunicipalities themselves can create rules around consumption of cannabis, Winfield said. Can you smoke marijuana in a parked car? There is some yet-to-be-decided law around this deceptively simple question. As with other substances, you cannot consume marijuana in your car if the keys are in the ignition. However, many modern cars use keyless fobs, making that section of the law unclear. Driving under the influence, however, is illegal.