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June 12, 2017

Three More Medical Conditions May Be Added To Medical Marijuana Program

by Christine Stuart | June 12, 2017 11:07am

istock HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut is on its way to adding three more medical conditions to the list of those already eligible for medical marijuana.

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June 6, 2017

House Tables Recreational Marijuana After Debate

by Jack Kramer | June 6, 2017 7:16pm

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT - The House held a long-anticipated 90-minute debate Tuesday, but did not vote, on whether to legalize recreational marijuana in Connecticut.

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House Ready To Debate (and Then Table) Recreational Marijuana

by Christine Stuart | June 6, 2017 9:45am

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — With less than two days left in the legislative session, the House of Representatives is preparing for a debate on legalizing marijuana.

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June 5, 2017

Marijuana Legalization Hits Speed Bump

by Jack Kramer | June 5, 2017 11:27am

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — An attempt to call a revised, bipartisan recreational marijuana amendment for a vote in the House hit a bump in the road Monday when the lead House Republican said her Democratic counterparts crafted the amendment without her input.

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May 8, 2017

Medical Marijuana Program Continues To Grow, As Debate About Legalization Continues

by Jack Kramer | May 8, 2017 12:00pm

shutterstock HARTFORD, CT - While the move to legalize recreational marijuana in Connecticut has hit a speed bump, the medical pot program continues to grow, now topping 18,000 patients.

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May 5, 2017

Malloy Takes A Break From The Fiscal Mess To Promote Connecticut Wineries

by Jack Kramer | May 5, 2017 5:30am

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie SHELTON, CT - Governor Dannel P. Malloy took a break from Connecticut’s fiscal mess Thursday afternoon to enjoy a glass of wine.

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April 21, 2017

Blumenthal Offers Public Health Advisory On Ticks As Connecticut Population Surges

by Jack Kramer | April 21, 2017 5:30am

shutterstock NEW HAVEN, CT -  Connecticut is seeing a surge in ticks this spring and U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal visited the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Thursday to urge residents to be vigilant.

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April 5, 2017

Recreational Pot Snuffed Out By Judiciary Committee

by Jack Kramer | April 5, 2017 3:52pm

shutterstock HARTFORD, CT — It appears efforts to legalize recreational marijuana in the state of Connecticut have failed.

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March 10, 2017

OP-ED | Are We Heading for a Showdown on Marijuana?

by Susan Bigelow | March 10, 2017 11:00am

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There’s a chance that Connecticut might legalize the recreational use of cannabis this year. And there’s an equal chance that, no matter what the legislature decides, it won’t matter.

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February 22, 2017

Report Finds Immigrants Are A Powerful Economic Force In Connecticut

by Jack Kramer | February 22, 2017 12:30pm

Courtesy of the New American Economy HARTFORD, CT – A new report shows that immigrant-lead households in Connecticut earned $18.9 billion in 2014 – 13.9 percent of all income earned by everyone in the state that year.

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