Consumer Protection

Rubenstein: Decision Near On Marijuana FirmConnecticut's consumer protection commissioner says he remains confident in how his agency has vetted the state's new medical marijuana producers, despite recently learning an employee at one firm selected for an operating license had had lost his local license in 2012 to run a Colorado marijuana facility.
State Officials File Suit Against Charity DirectorThe Attorney General's office and the Department of Consumer Protection charge that the executive director of the Doc Hurley Scholarship Foundation, used scholarship money for personal expenses -- including dog daycare and grooming. a personal trainer, and for cash withdrawals and payments to at least one personal credit card account.
Medical Marijuana Rules Debated At Public HearingAs the state Department of Consumer Protection creates regulations for medical marijuana, a public hearing was held today, at the department's offices in Hartford.
Attorney General, Consumer Protection Ask Sandy Hook Charities For DisclosuresConnecticut authorities want to make sure that the public knows how the millions of dollars donated in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings is being spent.
DCP Cracks Down On For-Fee Probation Help ServicesThe Department of Consumer Protection plans a hearing next month on two companies which claim to help families win pardon or parole for relatives in prison.
Governor Signs Medical Marijuana LawA measure allowing use of medical marijuana in Connecticut has been signed into law by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Consumer Protection Announces Shells RecallThree varieties of microwaveable pasta and cheese are the subject of a voluntary manufacturer's recall.
Bad Gasoline Traced To Tank In New HavenThe Department of Consumer Protection has determined seven gas stations in southern Connecticut sold bad gasoline that caused problems for more than 100 motorists.