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[Connecticut] Lawmakers To Consider Whether More E-Cigarette Rules Needed

required the Public Health Committee to hold a public hearing to further examine the issue within 30 days after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration determined e-cigarettes are tobacco products and subjected to the same restrictions as cigarettes. The FD
AP - Associated Press
added May 23, 2016 20:44
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[Connecticut] Conn. High Court Modifies Design Defect Standards ($$)

The Connecticut Supreme Court recently altered the legal landscape in Connecticut for design defect product liability claims. The case, Izzarelli v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,[1] nicknamed by the media as the “Good Tobacco” litigation, has received attent
Law360
added May 19, 2016 22:06
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[Connecticut] Conn. High Court Modifies Design Defect Standards ($$)

The Connecticut Supreme Court recently altered the legal landscape in Connecticut for design defect product liability claims. The case, Izzarelli v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,[1] nicknamed by the media as the “Good Tobacco” litigation, has received attent
Law360
added May 19, 2016 21:43
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[Massachusetts] Connecticut man pleads guilty to tobacco tax fraud / Singh could serve more than 45 years in federal prison

Singh worked as a tobacco products wholesaler from 2008 to 2012. He admitted to avoiding tobacco excise taxes on smokeless tobacco and cigars sold to convenience stores and gas stations.
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added May 12, 2016 15:56
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[Connecticut] IZZARELLI v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY—CONCURRENCE (PDF)

The expectations of consumers, and even consumer awareness of open and obvious dangers, are not dispositive considerations in the risk-utility inquiry.
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
added Apr 25, 2016 23:19
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[Connecticut] BARBARA A. IZZARELLI v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY: Opinion

We are not oblivious to the irony that a member of an industry that for decades disputed the addictive effect and dangerous health hazards associated with smoking seeks to shield itself from liability by asserting that such dangers were well-known to the
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
added Apr 25, 2016 21:44
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[Connecticut] Court: Law doesn't bar suits against cigarette manufacturers

Cigarette manufacturers aren't immune to lawsuits by smokers who get sick, the state's highest court ruled Monday in a decision that bolsters the case of a smoker who was stricken with laryngeal cancer and won a $28 million judgment against R.J. Reynolds
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 25, 2016 20:50
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Two Connecticut Men Charged With Running Contraband Tobacco Distribution Ring

they were purchasing large quantities of untaxed tobacco products out of state and distributing them to more than 20 retailers and wholesalers throughout the state, according to the state Department of Revenue Services. Algis Bagdonas, 50, of Burlington,
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Apr 7, 2016 19:53
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[Connecticut] At the Owl Shop in New Haven, Smoking Is Encouraged

The scene reflects the vision of Glen Greenberg, a doctor’s son and a confirmed cigar smoker. Holed up in his pint-size office up a dark, winding staircase far from the noisy crowd, he exuded the quiet confidence of a man who had, at a critical moment, ma
New York Times
added Apr 1, 2016 20:17
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[Connecticut] Study finds differences in smokers' brain connectivity

They found that smokers’ brains demonstrated different connectivity than nonsmokers’ when presented with imagery related to appetite, stress and relaxation. These findings show that smoking is associated with changes in neural functions, which could serve
Yale Daily News
added Mar 29, 2016 23:23
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