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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 10:00am

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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 10:30am

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 6:01pm

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 5, 2016

Open Space Falls Short Of Super Majority

by Jack Kramer | May 5, 2016 12:54am

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 30, 2016

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

by Christine Stuart | April 30, 2016 12:30am

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 21, 2016

House Approves Medical Marijuana for Sick Children

by Christine Stuart | April 21, 2016 12:18am

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 5:30am

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 5:30am

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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March 11, 2016

Clean Water Advocates Take Their Fight To the Capitol

by Christine Stuart | March 11, 2016 3:33pm

Christine Stuart photo Clean water advocates packed a legislative hearing room Friday to support legislation that would eliminate a discount a regional water authority gave to a bottling company with plans to set up shop in Bloomfield.

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March 3, 2016

Advocates: Remove Multi-State Trigger for GMO Labeling

by Christine Stuart | March 3, 2016 4:50pm

Christine Stuart photo Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, joined other advocates Thursday to ask legislators to pass a law that doesn’t require other states to join in before the Connecticut can require labelling on “children’s food” made with genetically modified organisms.

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