| Jan 17, 2014
| 9:59 AM
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?
Connecticut's new medical pot law requires state-licensed growers to...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:09 AM
IKEA is recalling a series of wall-mounted lamps for children. A toddler in Europe died after becoming tangled in the light's cord while in his crib.
2.9 million of these lamps were sold in the United States.
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| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:30 AM
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...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:32 AM
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...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:08 PM
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&...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:36 AM
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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:32 AM
This 'Baby Einstein' Musical Motion Activity Jumper is being recalled after more than 100 reports of incidents, including 61 injuries. The sun toy can snap backwards and cause bruising or lacerations on a child's face. This item was sold at Target,...
| May 29, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Pottery Barn Kids is recalling the Sweet Lambie Crib Bumper because the thread in the stitching can unravel and become tangled around an baby.
Click here for more information from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Also, H&M is recalling this...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 6:52 AM
You’ve heard the hype about hybrids. But what are the real benefits and disadvantages to owning one?
Hybrid car sales have dipped in recent years. However, supporters note that vehicle sales in general have also decreased over that period,...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:46 AM
Fuel prices are ramping up faster than their usual summer gains, and there's a 20 percent chance that prices could spike to nearly $6 a gallon, industry research firm IHS says.
"Only three percent of consumer budgets go to gasoline. That’s tiny,"...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:06 AM
Children's Apparel Network is recalling these t-shirt and hoodie sets, sold exclusively at Target in the fall of 2011, due to a violation of lead paint standards.
Click here for all information from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.