Department of Consumer Protection

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Many Connecticut Applications For Medical Pot Program

Applications for licenses to produce and dispense medical marijuana in Connecticut are dominated by in-state entrepreneurs.

11/15/2013

Shoreline Trailer Court in Branford. Photo courtesy of the state Department of Consumer Protection.

Fine Threatened At Dumpy Trailer Park

Officials find vermin and abandoned buildings at a Branford mobile home park.

10/22/2013

Consumer protection

DCP Warns of Phone Scam

The Connecticut  Department of Consumer Protection  is advising residents  to be wary of so called ” collection calls” allegedly  from  utilities. The scammer calls  claiming to be with one of the Connecticut Utilities and  says […]

10/04/2013

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Applications Available for Medical Marijuana Producers and Dispensaries

The  Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection  is now accepting requests for applications  for the state’s  first medical marijuana  producers  and dispensary facilities. The  Department plans to  award between  three and five  dispensary facility licenses.The preferred […]

09/06/2013

File photo of police issuing a sobriety test at a DUI checkpoint. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Agency Steps Up Enforcement of Liquor Laws

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s Department of Consumer Protection chief says he’s stepping up enforcement efforts to combat underage drinking. State Liquor Control agents have already provided regulatory enforcement at two recent concerts in Hartford […]

07/05/2013

Hurricane Sandy, Oct. 24, 2012 (NOAA/ Getty Images)

Hotel’s Stay Policy Violated State Law During Storm Sandy

The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection says a Stamford hotel tried to require longer than usual stays during Superstorm Sandy last October and will forfeit $1,800 to the state.

06/20/2013

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State Uses Alcohol Awareness Month To Regulate, Educate

The state Department of Consumer Protection is using this Alcohol Awareness Month to highlight the results of ongoing compliance and enforcement efforts to raise awareness when it comes to underage drinking.

04/17/2013

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State Investigating New Jersey Based Pharmacy

The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection and the Department of Public Health are both investigating a New Jersey based compound pharmacy. This comes after officials learned that a Connecticut hospital received some bags of intravenous solution that appeared cloudy with visible floating particles, which may have been contaminated.

03/17/2013

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Lawmakers Consider Liquor Pricing Bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Lawmakers are considering a bill proposed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration that would change how liquor is priced for retail sales in Connecticut. Current law states that no retail permit […]

02/26/2013

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