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[Connecticut] Blumenthal wants Walgreens to halt tobacco sales

Hartford - Outside a Walgreens store on Washington Street this morning, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal plans to call on drug store chains to follow the lead of Rhode-Island based CVS and stop selling tobacco products in their stores.
The Day (New London, CT)
added Sep 17, 2014 05:22
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[Connecticut] Suggestion To Ban Smoking In Southington Parks Wins Health District Support

An ongoing discussion about banning smoking in town parks won the support Thursday of the regional health district for Southington and Plainville. The unanimous vote by the Plainville-Southington Regional Health District means the board backs the idea o
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Sep 15, 2014 15:07
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[Connecticut] Smoking, education link emerges early

Yale sociology professor Vida Maralani analyzed an existing data set tracking a group of youths from adolescence to adulthood. Maralani found that the relationship between education and smoking in later life can be predicted as early as age 12.
Yale Daily News
added Sep 9, 2014 05:14
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal relights push to stomp out tobacco at drug stores

Sen. Richard Blumenthal called on Walgreens, Rite Aid and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores to follow CVS' lead.
WFSB (Hartford, CT)
added Sep 8, 2014 16:27
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[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: CVS tobacco sale ban should be applauded

here are more than enough outlets selling cigarettes to satisfy the nicotine cravings. What it does do, however, is add to the too few retail outlets offering a healthier lifestyle alternative and that is a step in the right direction.
Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Sep 8, 2014 16:21
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal wants Walgreens to halt tobacco sales

Hartford - Outside a Walgreens store on Washington Street this morning, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal plans to call on drug store chains to follow the lead of Rhode-Island based CVS and stop selling tobacco products in their stores.
The Day (New London, CT)
added Sep 8, 2014 11:45
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[Connecticut] CVS Pulls Last Of Tobacco Items A Month Early: Company Changing Name From CVS Caremark To CVS Health

Sam Ray, manager of Smoker's Depot, had seen more new faces since Monday. He said he knows almost every regular customer after working there for about seven years. "It's definitely good for us because the business has picked up this week," Ray said. He
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Sep 6, 2014 11:19
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[Connecticut] Meds To Alleviate Stress May Help Women Smokers Quit

McKee, who directs the Yale Tobacco Treatment Clinic, says quitting strategies have been geared to male biology. Most target the nicotine receptors in the brain, the ones that send feel-good signals when the person smokes.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Sep 3, 2014 13:20
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[Connecticut] Hopes for hooka lounge go up in smoke

Initially it appeared Bridgeport's Zoning Commission was leaning toward allowing Ali Naqvi to open a hookah lounge... despite Naqvi's efforts to address all their concerns by providing security, limiting his hours and banning booze, denied him a permit.
Stamford (CT) Advocate
added Sep 2, 2014 09:54
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[Connecticut] Chappelle Returns to Hartford (All Is Forgiven)

HARTFORD — One year after he bombed in one of the most notoriously disastrous stand-up sets in memory, Dave Chappelle made a surprise return here...dressed in a long black dress shirt and smoking a cigarette, said that doing so poorly was hard on him.
New York Times
added Aug 25, 2014 08:56
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