Medical Marijuana

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Banking Guidance For Legal Marijuana Transactions

The Obama administration on Friday gave banks a road map for conducting transactions with legal marijuana sellers so these new businesses can stash away savings, make payroll and pay taxes like any other enterprise. It’s not clear banks will get on board.

02/14/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL Mansions And Expansions

Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.

02/07/2014

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Connecticut Latest State To Produce Medical Marijuana

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Tuesday that the state has chosen its first-ever producers for medical marijuana.

01/28/2014

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

Major Medical Marijuana Announcement Set For Tuesday

Governor Dannel Malloy and Consumer Protection Commissioner William Rubenstein will be at a commercial building at 400 Frontage Road in West Haven Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. for an announcement regarding medical marijuana.

01/27/2014

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Former Public Safety Commissioner To Lead Pot Dispensary Security

A medical marijuana dispensary says it is hiring a former state Public Safety Commissioner to run security at its planned East Hartford location.

01/09/2014

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East Hartford Medical Marijuana Dispensary Takes Step

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) East Hartford’s Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday night gave approval to a medical marijuana dispensary to be built on Pitkin Street. The more than 5,000-square-foot facility would go into an […]

01/09/2014

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New York Set To Allow Limited Use Of Medical Marijuana

Governor’s plan would restrict use to treatment of severe illnesses.

01/05/2014

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

Simsbury Approves Pot Production Facility

Simsbury is one step closer to getting a medical marijuana production facility after the zoning commission approved a plan by Greenwich-based Curaleaf Monday night in a 4-2 vote. There was a short public hearing prior […]

12/17/2013

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

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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

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