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VIDEO: Tobacco Troubles In Connecticut

shade tobacco is down from 700-plus acres six years ago to less than 150 acres today, and experts fear we could be seeing the end of a century-old Connectiuct agricultural tradition.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jun 17, 2017 15:14
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[Connecticut] Sovereign Health's Chief Scientific Officer Veena Kumari, Ph.D., Presented on 'Nicotine Addiction in Schizophrenia' at Yale University School of Medicine

Dr. Kumari's presentation discussed the reasons for the elevated smoking rates in people with schizophrenia. emphasizing that theories on this behavior is related to sensory gating (blocking or inhibiting certain stimuli) and cognitive deficits in this d
PR Newswire
added May 27, 2017 23:29
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[Connecticut] Senate bickers, adjourns, without a vote on smoking ban

A bill that would ban cigarette smoking at state beaches might become the casualty of a partisan argument in the Senate between Democrats and Republicans, who are split 18-18
Connecticut Post
added May 25, 2017 22:40
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[Connecticut] Undercover minors used to help reduce underage tobacco sales

has a strict policy: he IDs everyone. It’s how he passed the test when a 17-year-old was working undercover for the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) tried to buy a tobacco product from him on Thursday.
WTIC Fox 61 (Hartford, CT)
added May 13, 2017 01:43
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[Connecticut] Naugatuck Men Charged In CT’s Largest Illegal Tobacco Distribution Bust: Officials

The Department of Revenue Services announced the arrest of 10 people following a five-month investigation that led to the state’s largest illegal tobacco distribution bust, according to officials. In addition to the arrests, authorities seized more than $
Patch.org
added May 1, 2017 22:15
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[Connecticut] John Waters Summer Camp Will Offer Cigars, Scotch, Burlesque Lessons

An actual camp in Kent, Connecticut, complete with cabins and lake, is hosting the offbeat event September 22-24, with tickets starting at $499....And S’mores aren’t the only thing on the menu — there’s also a Scotch and Cigars session.
Variety
added Apr 29, 2017 02:50
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[Connecticut] Multiple Arrests in State’s Largest Illegal Tobacco Distribution Bust

a five-month investigation that led to the arrest of 10 people as well as the seizure of more than $50,000 in cash and $234,000 in contraband tobacco from a Bridgeport tobacco wholesaler. The operation was conducted by the agency’s Criminal Investigations
Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:46
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[Connecticut] O'FLAHERTY: Bad assumptions threaten good bill raising the smoking age

This means the cigarette and tobacco tax revenue declines resulting from the Tobacco 21 policy would be a tiny fraction of what Connecticut has estimated. And preventing kids from becoming addicted smokers would significantly reduce future health care cos
New Canaan (CT) News
added Apr 15, 2017 15:35
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: Cancer survivors push to raise smoking age to 21

WFSB (Hartford, CT)
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: Proposal calls on raising smoking age to 21

Earlier this year, the state received an F when it comes to reducing tobacco use, especially when it comes to young people. This proposal could change that. "We are winning that battle as far as adults are concerned. Tobacco use is declining, which is w
WFSB (Hartford, CT)
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59
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