HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy (D) signed into law Thursday a bill to allow the state to study the feasibility of legalizing industrial hemp. The bill will require the Commissioners of Agriculture, Consumer Protection and Economic and Community Development to study the feasibility of legalizing industrial hemp for “the purpose of encouraging economic development and increasing the number […] Continue Reading

HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s Department of Consumer Protection says 300 state residents have been approved for the medical marijuana program with another 150 applications still being considered. DCP Commissioner William M. Rubenstein said this week that since the agency began temporary registration in November, 300 applications have been approved. Patients have already faced several challenges […] Continue Reading

HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut patients suffering from certain debilitating medical conditions will soon be able to apply with the state Department of Consumer Protection to receive medical marijuana. Starting Monday, the agency will make applications available online. The step is among the first toward creating a new system of legalized medical marijuana in Connecticut. Claudette Carveth, […] Continue Reading

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