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November 10, 2016

Will Connecticut Pull the Weeds Growing at the Massachusetts Border?

by Jack Kramer | November 10, 2016 11:00am

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Voters in the state of Massachusetts on Tuesday legalized recreational marijuana beginning in 2018. The move is expected to fuel debate on whether Connecticut will soon follow.

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October 28, 2016

OP-ED | Connecticut Lawmakers Won’t Be Able To Resist The Evil Weed

by Terry Cowgill | October 28, 2016 4:30am

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Get ready, Connecticut. We could be seeing an influx of incense, black lights and people who say “dude” and laugh inappropriately. That’s because if the residents of of neighboring Massachusetts pass a ballot initiative next month allowing for the legal sale and consumption of recreational marijuana, Connecticut will almost certainly follow suit.

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August 5, 2016

OP-ED | We’re All Going to Pay for Climate Change Sooner or Later

by Susan Bigelow | August 5, 2016 9:00am

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There’s something off about the seasons. Don’t you feel it? Haven’t you sensed, these past few years, that things haven’t been right? Slowly, slowly, the weather’s changing as the world is shifting.

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June 22, 2016

Connecticut’s Medical Marijuana Program Touted As A Success

by Jack Kramer | June 22, 2016 9:30am

shutterstock The number of patients in the state of Connecticut receiving medical marijuana treatment has grown from 2,000 a few years ago to 11,000, according to Department of Consumer Protection Deputy Commissioner Michelle Seagull.

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June 6, 2016

Connecticut Farming Seeing Positive Trends; CT Ag Commissioner Says It’s Cool To Be A Farmer Again

by Jack Kramer | June 6, 2016 5:01pm

Photo provided by Murphy's staff Connecticut politicians Monday heard both encouraging and discouraging news about the status of farming in the state at a roundtable discussion on Monday.

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May 4, 2016

Open Space Falls Short Of Super Majority

by Jack Kramer | May 4, 2016 11:54pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo A constitutional amendment to bolster the protection of state-owned open space passed the Senate and House before the General Assembly adjourned Wednesday. However, proponents will have to raise the bill again next year in order to get it on the ballot for voters.

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April 29, 2016

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

by Christine Stuart | April 29, 2016 11:30pm

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 20, 2016

House Approves Medical Marijuana for Sick Children

by Christine Stuart | April 20, 2016 11:18pm

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 4:30am

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 4:30am

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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