Medical Marijuana

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Delays Possible On Medical Marijuana Permits

Businesses considering applying for new medical
marijuana permits in Connecticut’s largest city may have to wait a while.


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New Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Needed

Connecticut is expanding the number of medical marijuana dispensaries as the number of registered patients continues to increase.


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Consumer Protection Commissioner Retiring

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Governor Dannel Malloy says he has been informed by Consumer Protection Commissioner William Rubenstein of Rubenstein’s retirement. Malloy has been firming up his group of department heads for the second term […]


Candidate For Rhode Island Governor Smokes Pot In Campaign Ad

A candidate running to be the governor of Rhode Island has posted a campaign video in which she can be seen smoking pot from a pipe and declaring she uses the substance “every day.”


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Medical Marijuana Sales Begin

It’s a historic week regarding medical marijuana in Connecticut.


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Grand Opening Of Medical Marijuana Dispensary

A medical marijuana dispensary facility has opened in South Windsor, joining five others already doing business in Connecticut. Prime Wellness of Connecticut will sell Connecticut-produced marijuana products to seriously ill patients who have registered with the state’s Medical Marijuana Program.


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Forum On Medical Marijuana Today

SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (AP) – Pharmacists and physicians from throughout Connecticut are gathering to learn more about medical marijuana. The first Medical Cannabis Symposium in the state was being held Wednesday at the Aqua Turf Club […]


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Mom Wants 7-Year-Old Daughter To Have Medical Marijuana

PITTSFORD, VT (CBS Connecticut) – A Vermont mother wants her 7-year-old daughter to have access to medical marijuana. WPTZ-TV reports that 7-year-old Lexi began suffering from a grand mal seizure when she was only 18 […]


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City Denies Marijuana Dispensary

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – West Haven officials have denied a permit for what would be one of Connecticut’s first medical marijuana dispensaries and have placed a 90-day moratorium on all such businesses in the […]


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Rubenstein: Decision Near On Marijuana Firm

Connecticut’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.