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February 12, 2016

10 Lawmakers Push To Legalize Marijuana for Recreational Use

by Christine Stuart | February 12, 2016 2:26pm

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 11:00am

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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August 25, 2015

List of Approved Conditions for Medical Marijuana May Be Growing

by Elizabeth Regan | August 25, 2015 4:30am

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 4:30am

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 11:49am

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 10:07am

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 5:30am

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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 4:31am

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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 1:04am

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 11:30am

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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