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April 30, 2016

Senate Sends Medical Marijuana For Minors Legislation To Malloy’s Desk

by Christine Stuart | April 30, 2016 12:30am

Doug Hardy photo The Senate gave final passage to a bill Friday that would give children under the age of 18 access to non-smokeable medical marijuana.

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April 21, 2016

House Approves Medical Marijuana for Sick Children

by Christine Stuart | April 21, 2016 12:18am

shutterstock The House overwhelmingly approved a measure that would give sick children under the age of 18 access to non-smokeable medical marijuana.

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March 15, 2016

Stalled Green Energy Projects May Jolt Legislators

by Steve Majerus-Collins | March 15, 2016 5:30am

Doug Hardy file photo A handful of Connecticut municipalities are pushing legislators to give them the go-ahead to participate in a green energy program that left them out.

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Murphy Tours Medical Marijuana Dispensary in South Windsor

by Jack Kramer | March 15, 2016 5:30am

Jack Kramer photo Ask retired Air Force engineer Gary Pozzato what medical marijuana has meant to him, and he pulls no punches.

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March 11, 2016

Clean Water Advocates Take Their Fight To the Capitol

by Christine Stuart | March 11, 2016 3:33pm

Christine Stuart photo Clean water advocates packed a legislative hearing room Friday to support legislation that would eliminate a discount a regional water authority gave to a bottling company with plans to set up shop in Bloomfield.

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March 3, 2016

Advocates: Remove Multi-State Trigger for GMO Labeling

by Christine Stuart | March 3, 2016 4:50pm

Christine Stuart photo Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, joined other advocates Thursday to ask legislators to pass a law that doesn’t require other states to join in before the Connecticut can require labelling on “children’s food” made with genetically modified organisms.

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March 2, 2016

Mothers Advocate For Access To Medical Marijuana

by Christine Stuart | March 2, 2016 2:23pm

Christine Stuart photo Mothers of children who suffer from seizures told the legislature’s Public Health Committee that they want the General Assembly to approve use of medical marijuana by children under the age of 18.

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March 1, 2016

Marijuana Opponents Speak Out Against Legalization

by Jack Kramer | March 1, 2016 6:30am

Jack Kramer photo Bills that would legalize marijuana for recreational use in Connecticut are considered a long shot by most political observers, but opponents want to make sure it stays that way.

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February 12, 2016

10 Lawmakers Push To Legalize Marijuana for Recreational Use

by Christine Stuart | February 12, 2016 3:26pm

shutterstock Ten Democratic lawmakers, including two from New Haven, are hoping their colleagues will entertain a debate this year about legalizing marijuana for recreational use.

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November 16, 2015

Fresh Farm Aquaponics Leads the Way at reSET’s Annual Impact Challenge

by Cara Rosner | November 16, 2015 12:00pm

Claire Lewis photo A Glastonbury company using cutting-edge agricultural technology to bring fresh produce to the Greater Hartford community won the top prize at a recent awards ceremony honoring innovative New England-based startups.

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