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October 8, 2018

Federal Ruling Demonstrates Difficulty of Medical Marijuana Law for Employers

by Jack Kramer | Oct 8, 2018 9:59am
Posted to: Agriculture | Business | Courts | Jobs | Labor | Legal

HARTFORD, CT — A federal district court in Connecticut recently ruled in favor of a job applicant after an employer refused to hire her because she tested positive for marijuana in a pre-employment drug test.

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September 27, 2018

Transportation Lockbox and Sale of Public Land On The Ballot Too

by Jack Kramer | Sep 27, 2018 11:01am
Posted to: Agriculture | Economic Development | Election 2018 | Energy | Environment | Transportation

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HARTFORD, CT—While the focus in recent days and weeks has been on who will be Connecticut’s next governor, there are also two other hot button issues that will be decided by voters on Election Day.

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August 6, 2018

Growers Say There’s No Growing Pains for Medical Marijuana Program

by Jack Kramer | Aug 6, 2018 11:00am
Posted to: Agriculture | The Economy | Health Care | Jobs | Law Enforcement | Taxes

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WEST HAVEN, CT— As Connecticut’s medical marijuana program continues to expand, officials are trying to stay on top of making sure there is an adequate supply being produced by the state’s four growers.

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August 3, 2018

Lobster Day Headed Your Way

by Peter Urban | Aug 3, 2018 2:40pm
Posted to: Agriculture | Congress | DC News Junkie | Jobs

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WASHINGTON — The Senate recently approved a resolution designating Tuesday, Sept. 25, as “National Lobster Day.” It’s one of more than four dozen such resolutions that have cluttered the 2018 calendar with designations of days, weeks, and months for a variety of special interests.

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July 3, 2018

Animal Lovers Plead With Guilford Officials to Spare Dog’s Life

by Jack Kramer | Jul 3, 2018 3:00am
Posted to: Agriculture | Guilford

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GUILFORD, CT — A group of dog lovers made a passionate pitch Monday to try and prevent an 8-year-old, 70 pound pit bull mix from being euthanized.

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June 29, 2018

Keeping Score

by Peter Urban | Jun 29, 2018 1:20pm
Posted to: Agriculture | Congress | DC News Junkie | The Economy | Manufacturing Sector | Energy | Environment | Federal Budget | Immigration | Jobs | Manufacturing | Military Spending | National Security | Veterans Affairs

June 26, 2018

Physicians Board Refuses To Add Opioid Use Disorder To Medical Marijuana Program

by Jack Kramer | Jun 26, 2018 9:00am
Posted to: Agriculture | Health Care | Insurance | Public Health

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HARTFORD, CT—The Board of Physicians Monday voted not to add opioid use disorder and opiate withdrawal to the list of conditions eligible for medical marijuana in Connecticut.

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June 25, 2018

Keeping Score

by Peter Urban | Jun 25, 2018 11:25pm
Posted to: Agriculture | Congress | DC News Junkie | Federal Budget | Military Spending | National Security | White House

May 24, 2018

DeLauro Again Raises Safety Concerns over Chinese Chicken

by Peter Urban | May 24, 2018 9:52pm
Posted to: Agriculture | Business | Congress | DC News Junkie | Public Health | White House

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U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro this week urged Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to walk away from plans to allow poultry raised in China to be imported to the United States.

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May 11, 2018

DC NEWS JUNKIE | Team 26 Returns to Capitol

by Peter Urban | May 11, 2018 4:30am
Posted to: Agriculture | US Foreign Policy | Civil Liberties | Congress | DC News Junkie | Federal Budget | Military Spending | National Security | White House | Newtown | Manufacturing Sector

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Monte Frank and the rest of Team 26 rolled up to the U.S. Capitol this week, completing an annual 400-mile cycling trek to memorialize the twenty children and six educators killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012.

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