Medical Marijuana

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

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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

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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

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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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Middletown Approves City Building For Medical Marijuana

Middletown’s Common Council has approved the use of a city-owned building for growing medical marijuana.

08/06/2013

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West Haven Approves Plans for Marijuana Facility

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ West Haven’s Planning and Zoning Commission has approved plans to put a medical marijuana growing facility in town. The commission Tuesday night unanimously approved Fairfield-based Advanced Grow Labs application to […]

07/24/2013

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Entrepreneurs See Budding Business In Medical Pot

Following new state-approved legislation allowing the cultivation and use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, Connecticut sellers are preparing to join the newly regulated market.

06/01/2013

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Medical Marijuana Hearing Draws Big Crowd

By STEPHEN KALIN Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ There was standing room only and a spillover area at a public hearing on proposed regulations for Connecticut’s new medical marijuana law that was passed last […]

04/22/2013

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

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