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“Wealthier folks are leaving the state, and those who are replacing them don’t have the same level of income," Ryan Raveis Inc. said.
The medical marijuana program in Connecticut has grown significantly since the last time new facility licenses were awarded in January of 2016.
Nursing homes in Norwalk, Shelton, Stratford, Trumbull and Wilton are receiving Medicare’s highest penalty, a 1.98 percent reduction on each resident's Medicare payment.
The 501(c)(3) nonprofit at 158 Main St. has its eye on a couple of empty buildings nearby, including one 30,000-square-foot facility.
The group is working hard to get public comment ahead of writing its long-range transportation plan: “We’re on track to exceed the number of people who attended our meetings for the last plan, in 2015,” said WestCOG Executive Director Francis Pickering. That number, however, was just 10.
Sen. Michael McLachlan's move comes after UConn announced that a professor and his assistant violated travel and compensatory time policies that cost the university more than $100,000.
The application for the 3,000-square-foot facility now goes to the state Department of Consumer Protection, which oversees the licensing process.
Among the municipalities reported to be denying or challenging some nonprofits’ tax exemptions are Bethel, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Norwalk and Stratford.
In June, the company was named one of the World Economic Forum’s 2018 Technology Pioneers and was awarded funding for a demonstration project to further New York State’s clean energy goals.
If approved, the building would hold four tenants, the largest of which – Lawn Doctor LLC – would occupy 3,000 square feet of commercial space and 800 square feet of office space.
Newtown is the latest Fairfield County location to move forward with the possible creation of a medical marijuana dispensary.
The commission denied four other medical marijuana dispensary applications, citing concerns about traffic and safety as well as the size of the proposed locations.