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[Connecticut] E-Cigarette Bill Would Ban Marketing to Kids

Two members of Connecticut's congressional delegation have launched a bill that would ban companies from marketing e-cigarettes to children. But they ran into some vocal opposition during a press conference to launch the legislation.
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Apr 8, 2014 22:54
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal, Esty propose bill to ban e-cigarette advertising geared to kids

Heartland Institute in Chicago spoke out against the legislation during the press conference and said that banning advertising to children would essentially mean banning advertising to adults as well. Gregory Conley of the Heartland Institute said the wa
The Day (New London, CT)
added Apr 8, 2014 17:54
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal, Esty call for end to advertising e-cigarettes to children

have each introduced legislation to ban electronic-cigarette companies from advertising their products to children. At a press conference at the Legislative Office Building Monday, they said they hope a ban will pass with bipartisan support. “Kids aren’
The Day (New London, CT)
added Apr 7, 2014 15:50
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AUDIO: Connecticut Democrats Hope To Curb E-Cigarette Use In Youths

Blumenthal and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty will host a discussion in Hartford about their efforts to curb the use of electronic cigarettes by children and adolescents. The Connecticut Democrats have scheduled a news conference at the Legislative Office
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Apr 7, 2014 12:19
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[Connecticut] Editorial: FDA must regulate e-cigarettes, liquid nicotine

Blumenthal issued a statement Monday in which he said, “E-liquids are the new snake oil of cigarette marketing — with purity and potency varying widely, and no safeguards. The FDA must act immediately to forestall imminent public health threats from e-cig
West Hartford (CT) News
added Apr 2, 2014 07:48
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[Connecticut] 1.8 million students have tried e-cigarettes

U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty introduced the Protecting Children from Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act to prevent the advertising of e-cigarettes to our youth. Esty said in a release Thursday e-cigarette manufacturers have been targeting children and tee
WFSB (Hartford, CT)
added Mar 28, 2014 11:41
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[Connecticut] Editorial: FDA must regulate e-cigarettes, liquid nicotine

Blumenthal issued a statement Monday in which he said, “E-liquids are the new snake oil of cigarette marketing — with purity and potency varying widely, and no safeguards. ... The senator is correct. The Food and Drug Administration should issue regulati
New Haven (CT) Register
added Mar 26, 2014 11:44
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[Connecticut] Malloy seeks to ban sale of e-cigarettes to minors

outlined legislation Wednesday that would to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to children in Connecticut. Malloy said that while the use of the tobacco-less nicotine delivery systems has been touted as a way to help some adults stop smoking, it also
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Mar 15, 2014 14:37
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[Connecticut] More information available on idea to make Norwich parks tobacco free

McCormack and Cindy Barry, senior program coordinator for Ledge Light Health District submitted a report to the Norwich council "Making Your Parks Tobacco Free," and presented data on the impact of smoking on health.
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 5, 2014 19:13
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[Connecticut] DIX: Colleges should be smoke-free or taxed

University of Hartford where I teach, one of the biggest challenges is avoiding secondhand smoke...at college, smoking isn't just deadly. It's instructional. It teaches smokers to be inconsiderate, nonsmokers to be apathetic and children to become smokers
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Feb 15, 2014 23:20
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