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[Connecticut, New Jersey, New York] NYCHA developments set to become smoke-free Monday

Thousands of public housing tenants are being forced to put their cigarettes out starting Monday. NYCHA housing is becoming officially smoke-free based on a mandate from U.S. Housing and Urban Development, requiring all public housing to disallow smokin
News 12 (Yonkers, NY)
added Jul 30, 2018 21:12
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[Connecticut] VIDEO/TRANSCRIPT: Educators worry students don’t know vaping health risks

Across the country, the use of these e-cigarettes are spiking among youth, but parents often aren't even sure what they are and many teens mistakenly believe there are no serious health risks.
PBS
added Jul 18, 2018 23:06
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: Educators worry students don’t know vaping health risks

PBS
added Jul 18, 2018 00:27
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[Connecticut] Survey finds e-cigarettes are problem in Ridgefield

Even before they surveyed hundreds of residents on the issue, high-schoolers Mitchell van der Noll and Aiden Williams knew e-cigarettes was a growing problem among teenagers in town. The high school seniors, who distributed the survey as interns with Tow
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Jul 6, 2018 02:27
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[Connecticut] Norwalk Recreation and Parks Department announces no smoking area during Summer Concert Series at Calf Pasture Beach

Beginning on Wednesday, June 27, there will be a special no smoking and no vaping section at Calf Pasture Beach during the annual Summer Concert Series. The Norwalk Recreation and Parks Department is implementing this policy in response to complaints it r
Stamford Plus magazine
added Jun 20, 2018 13:35
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[Connecticut] Vaping: 100 words or less E-cigarette sellers offering essay-based scholarships

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping. The tactic is taken f
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 10, 2018 22:26
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[Connecticut, New Jersey, New York] Westchester town raises tobacco age to 21

New Castle lawmakers passed a law last week that raised the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21. Legislators in the Westchester town say a big spike in the number of teens who vape was a leading reason for passing the law. "We want people to realize
News 12 (Yonkers, NY)
added May 14, 2018 02:01
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[Asia, Connecticut] Three-day conference on China, U.S. healthcare wraps up at Yale University

Jody L. Sindelar...shared her insights on the new approaches to smoking cessation through behavioral economics, financial incentives, windows of opportunities and wearables. Sindelar also discussed her ongoing work in China to reduce secondhand smoke for
Xinhua Newswire
added May 14, 2018 01:39
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Fumes Over Juuling; Himes Not Ready to Impeach Trump

Blumenthal was in Hartford this week to highlight his efforts to snuff out “kid-friendly” flavored electronic cigarettes that he says are leading to a “new generation of nicotine addicts.” Blumenthal wants [FDA] to go after JUUL vape products for marketi
CTNewsJunkie.com
added May 4, 2018 20:50
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[Connecticut] Norwalk BOE to revamp vaping policy

the Greenwich district decided to revise its drug and alcohol policy to incorporate vaping, rather than create a separate policy. Members of Norwalk’s policy committee decided to follow suit and revamp the district’s drug and alcohol policy before they p
Norwalk (CT) Hour
added May 2, 2018 18:14
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