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Federal Government Unveils Marijuana Enforcement Priorities

Now that some states have decriminalized small amounts of recreational marijuana, and others, like Connecticut, are moving forward with medical marijuana laws, the federal Justice Department is outlining its enforcement priorities.

08/29/2013

Mark Lefkowitz, 42

Drug Bust In West Haven, After Investigation

A drug bust in West Haven Thursday at 6:30pm yielded 183 bags of Heroin, pills, marijuana and paraphernalia — along with almost $2,500 cash. The West Haven Police Street Crime unit and additional officers executed […]

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–08/16/2013

File photo of a hemp product. (credit: MANUEL CENETA/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Law Conflicts With Farmers In States That Allow Hemp Growth

Some Vermont farmers want to plant hemp now that the state has a law setting up rules to grow the plant, a cousin of marijuana that’s more suitable for making sandals than getting high.

07/21/2013

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Route 8 Bust

A man  speeding on Route 8 late Saturday night  is  facing narcotics and other charges.Just before  11:30 pm  a State Trooper  clocked   24 year old Nathan Araujo of Naugatuck doing  83 miles per hour in […]

07/07/2013

Mitchell Pelc (Courtesy Springfield Fire)

Firefighters Find Pot-Growing Operation As They Battle Blaze

Police say a building owner who continued going back into his house while firefighters battled a fire there is facing marijuana cultivation charges,

05/14/2013

Eric Bierce Michelle Bierce (Courtesy Wolcott Police)

Another “Grow House” Raided

Police say bond was set at a quarter million dollars each for two operators of a marijuana “grow house” in Wolcott.

05/09/2013

Marijuana (Courtesy State Police)

Marijuana “Grow House” Raided In Ashford

State Police say a 56-year-old Ashford man faces drug charges after State Police and the Hartford office of the Drug Enforcement Administration raided his home and found an indoor marijuana grow operation.

05/08/2013

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Marijuana Grow Operation Raided

A lengthy  investigation has resulted in the arrest Thompson man  on narcotics charges.State Police executed a search and seizure warrant at 20  Leo  Circle in Thompson Tuesday and found  the homeowner, 43 year old Bernard […]

04/30/2013

A state Department of Consumer Protection hearing on medical marijuana. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer

Medical Marijuana Rules Debated At Public Hearing

As the state Department of Consumer Protection creates regulations for medical marijuana, a public hearing was held today, at the department’s offices in Hartford.

04/22/2013

Town of Clinton.

Skate Park Pot Charges

Four young people were arrested today, in an investigation into drug sales at the Clinton skate park.

03/20/2013

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