| Apr 6, 2015
| 6:14 PM
HARTFORD — A key legislative committee on Monday approved a significant expansion to the state's medical marijuana program, including allowing children with certain debilitating illnesses to participate.
Opponents say that the long-term effects...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 3:12 PM
A thick line of people formed inside a DoubleTree hotel Saturday afternoon, all of them waiting to learn if they had earned the distinction of certified budtender, one of many titles for a person who works behind the counter at a medicinal marijuana...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:25 PM
Connecticut will move forward with a change in regulation to expand the Medical Marijuana Program by adding three medical conditions to the original 11 that allow a person to buy and use marijuana in the state.
Consumer Protection Commissioner Jonathan A...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 5:40 PM
A Los Angeles jury awarded more than $28 million to a woman who said Kaiser Permanente doctors wrongly delayed an MRI that could have detected an aggressive cancerous tumor that caused her to lose her right leg.
Attorneys for 23-year-old Anna Rahm of...
| Mar 24, 2015
A Jacksonville law firm's claim that marijuana is already legal as medicine in Florida has other supporters of medical pot crying foul.
Health Law Services, formally incorporated as IJC Law Group, is telling clients that Florida's alternative health-care...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 2:22 PM
This week the National Labor Relations Board took up an unfair labor practices complaint filed by marijuana workers in New Jersey.
This tells us two things about the business of pot. First, it has matured to the point where its workforce is claiming...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 4:27 PM
HARTFORD — Holden Rupert was a thriving grade-schooler despite having a rare form of epilepsy known as Dravet syndrome. He rode a skateboard, performed on stage and had so many friends in his public school that he was known as the mayor.
But at age...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 11:52 AM
Legislation that would do away with personal-belief exemptions for childhood vaccines, filed in response to the recent measles outbreak in California, has quickly emerged as one of this year's most polarizing bills.
One interest jumping into the fray:...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 11:50 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Cable and cellphone bills could be trimmed, the cost of textbooks cut and testing in public schools reduced. Water and land policy may be overhauled, medical marijuana legalized and beer and liquor laws loosened.
As state lawmakers...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 1:20 PM
"For many people, managing pain involves using prescription medicine in combination with complimentary techniques like physical therapy, acupuncture, yoga and massage. I truly believe medical care should address the person as a whole — their mind,...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 9:30 AM
NING CAO, M.D.
has joined the Good Shepherd Physician Group as Medical Director, Stroke Program. Dr. Cao previously served as Stroke Medical Director at the Johns Hopkins Good Samaritan Hospital.
At Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network, Dr. Cao will...