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[Connecticut] Bill proposed to ban smoking on train platforms

"No Smoking" signs are displayed on New Haven Line stations and platforms even though it is not against state law to smoke on an outdoor platform. James Redeker, commissioner of the state Department of Transportation, said his department installed the s
Connecticut Post
added Feb 23, 2015 21:44
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[Connecticut] Madison students pushing to outlaw smoking with kids in the car

students at Madison’s Daniel Hand High School are making a second run at passing a bill to make it illegal to smoke in a car with a child inside. The idea was born last school year in a Hand civics class, after a teacher saw a child being brought to a ho
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Feb 8, 2015 12:25
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[Massachusetts] US District Court Springfield: Connecticut man admits to conspiracy & tobacco trafficking scheme to avoid excise taxe

the scheme was part of a larger interstate cigar and tobacco smuggling ring that robbed the government of $43 million in excise taxes. Jaspal Singh, one of the co-defendants in the case, pleaded guilty to charges in October and is scheduled to be sentence
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Feb 1, 2015 10:35
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[Connecticut] Lawmakers seek to curb e-cigarettes

Armed with the knowledge that electronic cigarettes that taste like gummy bears appeal to kids -- not adults trying to stop smoking-- a trio of federal lawmakers sought advice from Connecticut teens Monday on how to stamp out what they perceive as a grow
Connecticut Post
added Jan 26, 2015 21:06
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WFSB Connecticut has the second-highest smoking cost in the country

In light of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week, the website WalletHub.com released its rankings of the cost to smoke in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. In the U.S., the site said the economic and societal costs of smoking-related issues total more
WFSB (Hartford, CT)
added Jan 20, 2015 23:03
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SALNER: More funding means fewer tobacco deaths and a healthier Connecticut

It’s time for Connecticut to get serious about reducing tobacco use and, thus, tobacco-related death and disease, by adequately funding programs to do just that.
Connecticut Mirror
added Jan 17, 2015 21:11
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[Connecticut] FOLLOWING CALL ON CT COLLEGES TO GO SMOKE-FREE, MURPHY SENDS LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR SCSU PROPOSAL TO BAN TOBACCO ON CAMPUS

sent a letter to the president of Southern Connecticut State University to offer his support for their recent consideration to make the campus tobacco-free. Last year, Murphy wrote to college presidents across Connecticut to urge them to join the U.S. Dep
US Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.)
added Jan 16, 2015 11:37
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[Connecticut] Regulate e-cigarettes, Yale researchers say

“It is patently untrue that e-cigarettes are safe,” said co-author Benjamin Toll, professor of psychiatry and director of the Smoking Cessation Service at Smilow Cancer Hospital. “There is not enough safety data to make this claim.”
Yale Daily News
added Jan 9, 2015 13:26
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[Connecticut] Southington Officials Move To Make Areas In Parks Tobacco-Free

Playgrounds, playing fields, concession stands and other parts of town parks used by children may become no-smoking areas, starting in April, after the town park commission made the recommendation Monday.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Dec 29, 2014 21:07
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[Connecticut, Hawaii] Two studies find big jump in teen use of e-cigarettes

About 25% of high school students in Connecticut and 29% of teens in Hawaii have used e-cigarettes, according to separate studies. About 18% of the Hawaii teens and 12% of the Connecticut high school students had used e-cigarettes in the past month. Both
USA Today
added Dec 20, 2014 20:47
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