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Medical Marijuana

Twenty states and Washington, D.C., now allow medical marijuana with a doctor's recommendation, and Washington state and Colorado have legalized the recreational pot use. Connecticut and Washington state already require testing and other states are doing the same, spawning a testing industry. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Conn. University Testing Marijuana For Harmful Contaminants

The microscope at the University of New Haven, set at 10-times magnification, shows a marijuana leaf covered with dozens of tiny bumps. It’s mold, and someone, somewhere could be smoking similarly contaminated pot and not have a clue.

12/01/2013

Marijuana Leaf (David McNew/Getty Images)

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

File photo of cannabis plants. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Medical Marijuana Facility Proposed For Waterbury

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) -  The owner of a medical supply company wants to grow and sell medical marijuana out of factory in Waterbury, and he has the support of the city’s mayor, a former police […]

11/15/2013

File photo of cannabis plants. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

West Hartford Says ‘No’ To Medical Marijuana

The town of West Hartford has put the kibosh on medical marijuana, for now. West Hartford became the latest Connecticut town to halt medical marijuana from sprouting up. In a unanimous town council vote last […]

10/23/2013

File photo of cannabis plants. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Mushroom Grower To Seek Medical Marijuana License

WATERTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ A mushroom grower is the second medical marijuana producer seeking a license in Watertown. The Republican-American reports (http://bit.ly/16TgmKR ) that Gregg Wershoven, owner of Mountaintop Mushrooms in Waterbury, has a lease […]

10/01/2013

Marijuana-laced cookies for sale at a medical marijuana "club" in West Hollywood, Calif., on June 20, 2006. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Medical Marijuana Applicants Must Have Town’s Approval For License

Connecticut’s Department of Consumer Protection commissioner says licenses won’t be granted to businesses involved in the state’s new medical marijuana program if the applicants don’t have approvals from the local communities where they want to locate.

09/19/2013

Marijuana Leaf (David McNew/Getty Images)

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

Marijuana Leaf (David McNew/Getty Images)

Ansonia Says ‘No’ To Medical Marijuana

ANSONIA, Conn. (AP) _ Ansonia officials are saying no to medical marijuana, for the time being. The city’s planning and zoning commission voted unanimously Monday night to approve a one-year moratorium on any production or […]

08/27/2013

File Photo Uriel Sinai/Getty Images

Lawmakers Vote On Medical Marijuana Regulations

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Members of the General Assembly’s Regulation Review Committee are meeting to consider proposed regulations that spell out the details of Connecticut’s new medical marijuana program. The bipartisan panel was scheduled to […]

08/27/2013

Marijuana Leaf (David McNew/Getty Images)

Legislature’s Advisors Recommend Against Medical Marijuana Language

Attorneys who advise Connecticut’s General Assembly are recommending that a legislative committee reject regulations needed to implement Connecticut’s new medical marijuana program.

08/20/2013

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