March 7, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid & Brian McCready | March 7, 2014 6:30pm
The Consumer Protection Department will not revoke the marijuana growers license of a Fairfield company whose manager failed to disclose that he had a similar permit revoked in Boulder, Colo. two years ago.
March 6, 2014
by Brian McCready | March 6, 2014 5:30am
Consumer Protection Commissioner William Rubenstein said Wednesday he is “very disturbed about what is alleged” against the manager of a company selected by the state to grow medical marijuana in West Haven.
February 7, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | February 7, 2014 5:04pm
January 31, 2014
by Terry D. Cowgill | January 31, 2014 5:30am
December 12, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | December 12, 2013 2:43pm
December 6, 2013
by Ellen R. Delisio | December 6, 2013 5:30am
A widespread paradigm shift in how hunger is acknowledged, viewed, and addressed is needed as a long-term solution to the increasing number of people who are hungry or otherwise food-insecure.
November 18, 2013
by Christine Stuart | November 18, 2013 10:26am
Friday was a busy day at the state Department of Consumer Protection — it was the final day to submit applications to become a licensed medical marijuana grower or seller in Connecticut. Of the 42 submitted applications, 39 arrived on Friday, including 16 for grower licenses and 26 to open a dispensary.
Tags: medical marijuana, Thomas Macre, Three-C, Waterbury, Neil O'Leary, growers, dh
November 13, 2013
by Christine Stuart | November 13, 2013 12:00pm
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, the former chairwoman of the subcommittee responsible for funding the Agriculture Department, wrote 50 billionaires Tuesday and asked them to provide more information about the subsidies they receive under the farm bill.
Tags: rosa delauro, billionaires, food stamps, farm bill, SNAP, dh
November 11, 2013
by Bryan Hurlburt | November 11, 2013 10:38pm
This fall, Congress has an important opportunity to create jobs and grow the economy by passing a long-term, comprehensive Food, Farm and Jobs Bill. The Farm Bill impacts every American, every day by providing a wide range of programs that strengthen our nation.
Tags: farm bill, Bryan Hurlburt, argiculture, USDA
September 25, 2013
by Hugh McQuaid | September 25, 2013 3:09pm