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August 25, 2015

List of Approved Conditions for Medical Marijuana May Be Growing

by Elizabeth Regan | August 25, 2015 5:30am

With the number of patients registered to use medical marijuana increasing 182 percent since the first dispensary opened last September, the state is on its way to adding more debilitating conditions to the list of 11 qualifying health issues.

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August 14, 2015

Blumenthal Joins Advocates In Push To Label Genetically Engineered Food

by Christine Stuart | August 14, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart photo U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal joined advocates Thursday at the Hartford Farmer’s Market to urge support for the Genetically Engineered Food Right-To-Know Act.

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June 11, 2015

Three New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Open in Connecticut

by Madeline Stocker | June 11, 2015 12:49pm

shutterstock After seeing the number of patients in the program nearly double, Connecticut plans to build three new medical marijuana dispensaries.

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June 9, 2015

Three More Conditions Could Be Added To Medical Marijuana Program

by Cara Rosner | June 9, 2015 11:07am

shutterstock People suffering from ALS, Fabry Disease, and Ulcerative Colitis would be allowed to use medical marijuana in Connecticut under proposed regulations being drafted by the state Department of Consumer Protection.

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May 22, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Courtney Wants Schools to Serve More Milk; Larson Heading to Cuba

by Jordan Fenster | May 22, 2015 6:30am

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If Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, had his way, Americans would drink more milk. And apparently it’s an issue that reaches across aisles.

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May 5, 2015

DC NEWS JUNKIE | China, U.S. Playing a Game of Chicken

by Jordan Fenster | May 5, 2015 5:31am

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Call it “battle of the bans.” Or maybe ask, “Why did the chicken cross the Pacific?” Fear of poultry-borne illness in two of the world’s largest chicken-consuming countries means the birds probably won’t be crossing too many oceans.

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March 20, 2015

OP-ED | McDonald’s is Helping to Save Antibiotics, and We’re Lovin’ It

by Sean Doyle and Minerva Ringland | March 20, 2015 2:04am

McDonald’s has been earning a lot of headlines lately, mostly around how the company can turn itself around and reverse their tumbling sales and drop in market share.

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February 6, 2015

Two Lawmakers Look To Legalize Marijuana

by Hugh McQuaid | February 6, 2015 12:30pm

Shutterstock Two state lawmakers are seeking to legalize and tax the sale of recreational marijuana in Connecticut. They want it to be seen as a revenue generator and boon to the state’s economy.

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June 18, 2014

Summer Meal Program Starts Next Week

by Jhansi Katechia | June 18, 2014 4:31pm

Jhansi Katechia photo A variety of organizations committed to fighting hunger joined together Wednesday to kick off a statewide effort to provide free, nutritious meals to children this summer.

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June 12, 2014

Malloy Vetoes Ban on Chocolate Milk

by Hugh McQuaid & Christine Stuart | June 12, 2014 12:22pm

Courtesy of Twitter (Updated 2:37 p.m.) School children across the state can breathe a sigh of relief: Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed a bill Thursday that would have prohibited the sale of chocolate milk in Connecticut schools.

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