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CT: Middletown Cannabis Advocate Supported Affordability For Low-Income Patients

Middletown – Before an untimely death last August of cancer, resident Tracy Helin credited cannabis for extending and improving his life. A regular cannabis user for 27 years, Helin publicly advocated for the state’s medical marijuana program. Prior to his death last August from complications of metastatic testicular cancer, Helin testified at an informational hearing […]

CT: Malloy Signs Law Allowing Children To Use Medical Cannabis Oil

Hartford – Months after the state Legislature passed a bill meant to help children who are suffering the most, Gov. Dan Malloy has signed it into law. The bill allows certain minors with debilitating illnesses to use medical marijuana, specifically cannabis oil. The oil has been shown to be effective in treating or alleviating symptoms […]

CT: Families Celebrate Expansion Of Medical Marijuana Program For Children

Families of pediatric medical marijuana patients were joined by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Thursday for a ceremonial signing of legislation to expand the state’s medical marijuana program to include children. “We don’t always get it right on the first go-around but eventually we persevere,” Malloy said. “The idea that we […]

CT: Children Begin Medical Marijuana Treatment

Linda Lloyd hopes that the small vial of amber liquid she picked up at a medical-marijuana dispensary this week will save her son’s life. Lloyd, one of the first parents to join the state’s expanded medical-cannabis program, is in the vanguard of a potential health care revolution for children suffering from extreme neurological disorders and […]

CT: DCP Rolls Out Guidelines For Medical Marijuana Research Proposals

The Department of Consumer Protection will begin accepting applications for Medical Marijuana research proposals on Oct. 1. The Legislature’s decision to allow for in-state research will strengthen Connecticut’s Medical Marijuana Program and open opportunities for high-tech employment in the state. In addition, rigorous scientific studies will strengthen the medical community’s ability to assess the safety […]

CT: New Law Allowing Minors To Use Medical Marijuana Starts Saturday

Hartford, Conn. – One of the new laws taking place in Connecticut on October 1 is a change to the state’s medical marijuana program, and part of that change affects minors. Children will be allowed to use medical marijuana in Connecticut when the new law, recently passed by the legislature and signed by Gov. Dannel […]

CT: Informational Public Hearing Helps Bring Awareness To Medical Marijuana Facility

Southwick, Mass. – People throughout the town gathered at the Southwick Town Hall auditorium for an informational public hearing on Monday night. The Select Board hosted the hearing in regards to the medical marijuana facility that is being proposed as a retail store on 185 College Hwy. HealthWise Foundation, Inc. is the non-profit organization that […]

CT: Blue Point Medical Marijuana Dispensary Moving To Former Bank

Branford’s first medical marijuana dispensary, in business for two years, is relocating to a larger space next door. Blue Point Apothecary LLC will move from a space at the back of Planet Fitness to occupy the first floor of the stand-alone building last occupied by Santander Bank, at 471 East Main St. On Sept. 15, […]

CT: Medical Marijuana Firms Show Interest In Mystic Monsanto Site

Stonington – The controversial Mystic plant-research site that Monsanto Co. plans to shut down this year has drawn the interest of two groups looking into using the modern facilities for growing medical marijuana, First Selectman Rob Simmons said Monday. Simmons’ revelation came soon after a state website indicated that Monsanto had issued a formal notice […]