The coronavirus pandemic is defining for the globe what’s “essential” and what things we really can’t do without, even though we might not need them for survival. Attempting to slow the spread of the virus, authorities in many places are determining what shops and services can remain open. They’re also restricting citizens from leaving their […]
The death toll from the global coronavirus pandemic surpassed 10,000 people worldwide and the effects of a global economy grinding to a halt because of the pandemic were beginning to show, from millions of unsold flowers rotting in piles in Kenya to the slow emptying of the world’s skies. In Southern Europe, gasping patients filled […]
State lawmakers are holding a public hearing Monday morning on a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana.
Some religious leaders in the state are now pushing to legalize recreational marijuana here in Connecticut.
Governor Ned Lamont says with 11 states having legalized adult recreational use of cannabis, he wants to move forward with a tightly-controlled regulated market here in Connecticut.
NEW YORK (AP) —A year ago, marijuana legalization looked like it was on a roll in the Northeast— it had already passed in three of the region’s states and was a priority for governors in three more, including the populous New York. Now, after legislative efforts stalled and a vaping sickness stirred new concerns, the […]
The new year will bring new charges for some owners of electric vehicles, as an increasing number of states seek to plug in to fresh revenue sources to offset forgone gas taxes. In Hawaii, the charge will be $50. In Kansas, $100. In Alabama and Ohio, $200. New or higher registration fees go into effect […]
Nobody is exempt from the devastating health consequences of opioid addiction. In communities of color, education about the danger is key.
(WTNH) — A study exploring the effectiveness of medical marijuana on stress and pain will soon begin in Connecticut. The Department of Consumer Protection, Yale School of Medicine and CT Pharma are joining together on phase one of the study. It’s the first of its kind on human subjects. Researchers want to understand the positives […]
Colleges are becoming a battleground in the conflict between federal and state marijuana laws as students who use medical pot challenge decades-old campus drug policies.