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[Connecticut, New Jersey, New York] Westchester town raises tobacco age to 21

New Castle lawmakers passed a law last week that raised the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21. Legislators in the Westchester town say a big spike in the number of teens who vape was a leading reason for passing the law. "We want people to realize
News 12
added May 14, 2018 02:01
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[Asia, Connecticut] Three-day conference on China, U.S. healthcare wraps up at Yale University

Jody L. Sindelar...shared her insights on the new approaches to smoking cessation through behavioral economics, financial incentives, windows of opportunities and wearables. Sindelar also discussed her ongoing work in China to reduce secondhand smoke for
Xinhua Newswire
added May 14, 2018 01:39
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Fumes Over Juuling; Himes Not Ready to Impeach Trump

Blumenthal was in Hartford this week to highlight his efforts to snuff out “kid-friendly” flavored electronic cigarettes that he says are leading to a “new generation of nicotine addicts.” Blumenthal wants [FDA] to go after JUUL vape products for marketi
CTNewsJunkie.com
added May 4, 2018 20:50
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[Connecticut] Norwalk BOE to revamp vaping policy

the Greenwich district decided to revise its drug and alcohol policy to incorporate vaping, rather than create a separate policy. Members of Norwalk’s policy committee decided to follow suit and revamp the district’s drug and alcohol policy before they p
Norwalk (CT) Hour
added May 2, 2018 18:14
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Commends FDA Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan

“This commendable crackdown holds Big Tobacco accountable for marketing these increasingly insidious products to children. But FDA must act immediately to halt deadly cycles of addiction before they begin – removing all kid-friendly e-cigarette and cigar
US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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[Connecticut] Parents, students, and concerned citizens across our state are speaking up in support of raising the minimum tobacco sale age to 21.

SHARE YOUR REASON TO MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD
21+ Reasons Why (Tobacco 21 CT)
added Apr 25, 2018 15:41
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[Connecticut] "21+ Reasons Why" Showcases Support for Tobacco 21

Today, a new online exhibition, "21+ Reasons Why," launched showcasing the many reasons why Connecticut parents, students, and concerned citizens support increasing Connecticut's tobacco sale age to 21.
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:37
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[Connecticut] Candy or nicotine? Flavored e-cigarettes manipulate brain activity

Researchers from the Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science found in a recent study that advertisements for flavored e-cigarettes may override negative perceptions of tobacco products, especially in youth. Their brains process these advertisements as
Yale Daily News
added Apr 17, 2018 20:40
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[Connecticut] Juuling sweeps through universities, high schools

Juuling has become popular at Yale, as many students see the Juul as a safer alternative to cigarettes....Juuling must not be a serious issue because so many people in high school and college are doing it. “People rip their Juuls in lectures,”
Yale Daily News
added Apr 14, 2018 01:51
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How picking tobacco in Connecticut influenced King's life

King himself once worked as a manual laborer, earning his first wages in the tobacco fields of Connecticut. He later recalled that his time in the state helped form his view...experienced for the first time life outside of the segregated South. In his le
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Apr 4, 2018 20:32
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