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November 2, 2017

Connecticut Lawmaker Wants To Explore Staying on Daylight Savings Time

by Christine Stuart | November 2, 2017 11:28am

K. Paul via shutterstock HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut residents will “fall back” on Nov. 5 and gain an extra hour of sleep, but there’s a movement that seems to be gaining momentum to stay on daylight savings time.

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September 12, 2017

Proponents of Recreational Cannabis Say They Are Still Short Votes for Legalization

by Christine Stuart | September 12, 2017 12:47pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Advocates of legalizing recreational marijuana use still believe it’s the right thing to do, which is why they held a press conference again Tuesday at the Legislative Office Building.

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August 21, 2017

Physicians Board Seeks To Broaden Medical Marijuana

by Jack Kramer | August 21, 2017 10:30am

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — The state Board of Physicians last week recommended adding two debilitating conditions to Connecticut’s growing medical marijuana program, and also re-categorizing two others.

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August 10, 2017

Surge In Ticks Continues

by Jack Kramer | August 10, 2017 4:30am

shutterstock NEW HAVEN, CT — Tick-borne diseases, in the words of U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, “are becoming an epidemic” in the state of Connecticut.

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June 12, 2017

Three More Medical Conditions May Be Added To Medical Marijuana Program

by Christine Stuart | June 12, 2017 10:07am

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 6:16pm

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 8:45am

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 10:27am

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 11:00am

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 4:30am

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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