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  • Medical Marijuana Is Legal, But Who Will Make Sure It's Safe?

    Medical Marijuana Is Legal, But Who Will Make Sure It's Safe?
    Marijuana is going mainstream: Totally legal in Colorado and Washington; medicinally legal in Connecticut, 19 other states and the District of Columbia. But is it mainstream safe?
  • Selling Your Homemade Baked Goods is Not That Easy

    Selling Your Homemade Baked Goods is Not That Easy
    Let's say you're a really good home baker, so good that all your friends want what you're making and insist on paying you for those cakes or pies or cookies. In a whole bunch of states, from Rhode Island to California, that wouldn't be a terrible...

    Lab Testing Shows Children's Furniture Contains Harmful Chemicals

    Lab Testing Shows Children's Furniture Contains Harmful Chemicals
    Connecticut Public Health Association Press Release Disney Princess Chair Purchased In Connecticut Store Contained Hormone-Disrupting Chemical Firemaster 500 CONNECTICUT – Independent testing commissioned by the Center for Environmental Health...

    Two Strangulation Deaths Prompt Baby Monitor Recall

    Two Strangulation Deaths Prompt Baby Monitor Recall
    Angelcare is recalling 600,000 Movement and Sound Baby Monitors after two infants died, a result of becoming tangled in the unit's cord. According to a press release from the Consumer Product Safety Commission: The cord attached to the baby monitor&...

    Are Connecticut Wines Really From Connecticut?

    Are Connecticut Wines Really From Connecticut?
    Connecticut’s increasingly popular wine industry appears to stand alone among U.S. wine-growing states, and not necessarily in a good way. Our law allows as much as 75 percent of the grapes used in a “Connecticut” wine to come from...