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[Connecticut] State investigating cigarette sales on Mashantucket reservation

“The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services can confirm that activities were conducted by DRS personnel in the area yesterday as part of an active and ongoing criminal investigation,” Jim Polites, the department’s communications director, wrote in an
The Day (New London, CT)
added Oct 21, 2018 19:20

[Connecticut] SAINER/ORTIZ: It's Time To Raise The Age For Buying Tobacco And E-Cigarettes

Big Tobacco has no place in Hartford, and more so, no place in Connecticut. It’s imperative that local and state lawmakers don’t let them win: increasing the age for the purchase of tobacco in Hartford is a powerful first step that could help set us on t
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Oct 19, 2018 17:47

[Connecticut] Blumenthal hears from New Haven students on e-cigarettes

On Wednesday, Blumethal met with a dozen students at Wilbur Cross High School to hear their perspectives on a proposal to federally enforce a ban on fruit-flavored e-cigarette vapor. Although electronic cigarettes are commonly believed to help cigarette
New Haven (CT) Register
added Oct 18, 2018 16:30
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[Connecticut] Hartford City Council Will Vote To Ban Sale Of Tobacco To People Under 21 In City

City leaders say they will adopt an ordinance that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to people under 21 in Hartford. (Getty Images/iStockphoto) Jenna Carlesso Jenna CarlessoContact Reporter Hartford is poised to become the la
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Oct 17, 2018 20:33
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[Connecticut] Number of CT high schoolers vaping doubled over two years

Overall, 14.7 percent of high school students reported “currently” vaping in 2017, compared to 7.2 percent in 2015. In contrast, 3.5 percent of high schoolers reported currently smoking traditional cigarettes in 2017.
Connecticut Mirror
added Oct 12, 2018 14:47

[Connecticut] Reels vows to press case over state cigarette tax on reservation

When state revenue agents showed up this week at his tiny convenience store on the Mashantucket Pequot reservation, Kenny Reels wondered where they’d been. “I was shocked it took so long,” Reels said Thursday, days after the Department of Revenue Service
The Day (New London, CT)
added Oct 6, 2018 14:10
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Connecticut Federal Suit Over Irreconciled Tobacco Shipments, Threats Tossed ($$)

Allegations of unconstitutionality surrounding a Connecticut law that revokes a license to sell tobacco products when a tobacco manufacturer is unable to reconcile nationwide sales with federal interstate...
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 28, 2018 03:17

[Connecticut] $20 Million Grant Will Fund Continued Research by Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

to continue to investigate the influence of flavors and sweeteners, and other constituents, on the appeal and addictive potential of traditional tobacco products and newer products like e-cigarettes.
Yale School of Medicine
added Sep 19, 2018 20:18

[Connecticut] Parks & Recreation Sets Tobacco/Smoke/Vape Policy

Coming this fall are signs noticing a Tobacco/Smoke, and Vape-Free Parks Policy at town parks, adopted in the summer, and a policy now in place through the Newtown Parks & Recreation Department. Department staff worked with the Western CT Alliance for T
Newtown (CT) Bee
added Sep 17, 2018 11:18
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[Connecticut] Vaping: One Westporter’s Story

He vapes in school. He vapes at home. He’s addicted, and he knows it. He is a high school student from Westport. His father asked for anonymity. But he wants his son’s story told. Vaping — using e-cigarettes — is a national phenomenon. It’s a $6 billio
06880 Where Westport Meets the World (Dan Woog)
added Sep 15, 2018 03:52
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