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CT eyes Hurlburt as next AG commish

Gregory Seay |

Tolland's Bryan Hurlburt, an ex-state lawmaker who supports commercial hemp legislation, is the governor's nominee to head the state Agriculture Department, authorities say.

Connecticut lawmakers advance Hemp legislation


A pair of bills allowing commercial hemp farming in Connecticut have cleared their first hurdle, winning unanimous approval from the legislature's environment committee.

CT eyes first realistic attempt at hemp legalization

Joe Cooper |

With recent federal clearance and backing from Gov. Ned Lamont, Connecticut farmers are growing optimistic the state is finally positioned to develop a hemp program that would allow the industry to...

Mass.' Tree House Brewing buys CT farm for $1.6M

Zachary Comeau |

Tree House Brewing Co., a popular Massachusetts beer-maker, is entering the Connecticut market after purchasing 100 acres in Woodstock where it plans to operate a large farm and produce cider.

Kalinauskas' cancer vaccine aims to keep your pet living longer

Sean Teehan |

Torigen Pharmaceuticals Inc. CEO Ashley Kalinauskas founded the company after placing second at a Notre Dame business competition. Now the veterinary pharmaceutical startup is testing a cancer...

Government shutdown threatens access to key economic data


Among the many public services that Americans will miss if the partial government shutdown continues beyond this week, here's a big one: data.

Farmer turned medical-marijuana grower Schaan bullish about industry's future

Sean Teehan |

Farmer turned medical-marijuana grower Greg Schaan is bullish about the industry's future.

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