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[Connecticut] Editorial: Proposed public housing smoking ban snatches more rights from the poor

We don’t believe that any of these officials pushing so hard for this federal rule would stand for the government telling them what to do in the privacy of their own homes. The question becomes, why do they think it’s acceptable for residents in public h
New Haven (CT) Register
added Nov 16, 2015 01:31

[Connecticut] Public-Housing Girds For Smoking Ban

some New Haven tenants said they aren’t ready to butt out in the privacy of their homes. They may not have a choice, if federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro prevails with the proposed rule change he announced
New Haven (CT) Independent
added Nov 13, 2015 23:55

Editorial: Connecticut lawmakers should leave car smoking ban to parents

lawmakers would be taking a step too far into our private lives. We’re all for more education and public awareness campaigns about the dangers of secondhand smoke. But turning over more parental responsibility to the government is a treacherous road to tr
New Haven (CT) Register
added Nov 13, 2015 02:27

[Connecticut] Yale to go tobacco-free

President Peter Salovey sent an email to the Yale community announcing that the University would become tobacco-free. Students widely criticized the timing of the email announcement, as the administration had at that point remained silent about two contro
Yale Daily News
added Nov 9, 2015 21:11

[Connecticut] Nicotine reduces aggressive episodes in mice and children with autism

Yale published two papers: one demonstrating that nicotine reduces aggression in three different types of mouse, and another finding that transdermal nicotine patches — those placed on the skin’s surface — alleviate aggression common in patients suffering
Yale Daily News
added Nov 4, 2015 15:03

[Connecticut] Task Force Explores Children's Exposure to Second-Hand Smoke in Cars

Earlier this year, time ran out on a bill that would have penalized drivers who smoke while transporting a child who is required to use a child safety seat. That bill's sponsor, Democratic State Rep. Henry Genga, as well as Republican State Rep. Noreen
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Oct 28, 2015 23:49

[Connecticut] Gene for nicotine addiction identified

determined that nicotine dependence can be associated with variants in a particular gene: CHRNA4. The study — the largest to date investigating the genetics of nicotine dependence — provided statistical evidence for the link between CHRNA4 and nicotine ad
Yale Daily News
added Oct 21, 2015 12:09

[Connecticut] State tobacco farmers hope for future around Cuban cigars

SOUTH WINDSOR — As public health initiatives cut into sales of cigars and cigarettes, Connecticut tobacco farmers are looking for new markets in Cuba. Several months after President Barack Obama renewed diplomatic relations between the United States and
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Oct 6, 2015 22:33

[Connecticut] Ralph Nader: From consumer advocate to museum impresario

WINSTED, CONN. This aging but still charming small New England town in western Connecticut has had one claim to fame for many years: It’s the hometown of Ralph Nader. And Nader, 81, who left for the Ivy League and gained fame 50 years ago exposing the
McClatchy Newspapers
added Oct 4, 2015 11:37

[Connecticut, Florida] The Tobacco Cases

CIPOLLONE CASE The plaintiff in Cipollone v. Liggett Group was Rose Cipollone, who began smoking in 1942, when she was 16 years old. Shortly before she died of lung cancer in 1984 at the age of 58, her husband sued the company that manufactured the ciga
American Museum of Tort Law
added Oct 4, 2015 11:33
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