One medical pot grower just spent $7.6 million on a building with space equal to more than four football fields.
A groundbreaking study in Connecticut will focus on the effects of medical marijuana.
Supporters say medical marijuana can ease the symptoms of opioid withdrawal.
The study will be the first state-approved research on medical marijuana, part of a law passed this spring that grants immunity under state law to those participating in approved studies.
Parents pushed for the new law in hopes medical marijuana could help alleviate their children’s debilitating seizures. Now they’re trying it.
The measure takes effect Oct. 1 and would apply to minors with one of five medical conditions. They must have permission from two doctors and a parent or guardian.
The Senate has given final passage to a measure that would allow children with certain medical conditions to use marijuana for palliative purposes. Here’s what you need to know.
With backing from Connecticut’s pediatricians, the House of Representatives voted 129-13 Wednesday night for legislation allowing physicians to prescribe cannabis to treat children for a half-dozen serious medical conditions. The bill now goes to the Senate.
The Public Health Committee voted 20 to 7 Monday to move forward a proposal that would allow minors with certain medical conditions to use medical marijuana.
A proposal to allow minors with certain medical conditions to use marijuana for palliative purposes is back before legislators this year, this time with the backing of onetime opponents: pediatricians.
I recently came across an op-ed in the Hartford Courant written by Dr. Yifrah Kaminer on July 5. He outlined his concerns and opinions about Connecticut’s medical marijuana program — including his opposition to a proposal to spend $60,000 to educate physicians and patients about medical marijuana. As a board certified pediatrician who has been practicing for 38 years, I felt compelled to respond.
A wide range of legislative priorities that failed to clear both chambers of the General Assembly before the June 3 end of the regular session won final approval early Tuesday as part of a massive budget implementation bill. The 686-page everything-but-the-kitchen-sink bill also includes several controversial new provisions. Here’s what’s in it.
Connecticut officials have designated facilities in Branford, Bridgeport, Bristol, Hartford, South Windsor and Uncasville to serve as the state’s first six medical marijuana dispensaries.
Portland, Simsbury, Watertown and West Haven will be home to facilities that produce medical marijuana for patients to use in accordance with state law, officials announced Tuesday.