William Rubenstein

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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 […]

12/15/2014

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State To Share In AT&T Settlement

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – State officials say Connecticut will receive $268,252 as part of $20 million in penalties in national settlement with telecom giant AT&T. Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Consumer Protection […]

10/08/2014

Prime Wellness Medical Marijuana Dispensary (Zachary James/WTIC Photo)

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.

08/20/2014

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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.

03/06/2014

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Officials Warn of Scam Letter

Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William Rubenstein, Attorney General George Jepsen and Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection Commissioner Dora Schriro are advising residents not to respond to a letter claiming to be from Governor Dannel Malloy and bearing a replica of his signature,informing them that in return for payment to cover state taxes, they will receive the Readers Digest Sweepstakes prize of $5,000,000 and a Mercedes Benz.

02/07/2014

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