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Connecticut gets mixed grades on tobacco control

In addition to the F in prevention and control funding, the state received a C on its smokefree air policies, and a D in access to cessation services. Canovi said the last grade is somewhat misleading, as the way the lung association measures money spent
Connecticut Post
added Feb 3, 2016 22:19
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: Task force pushing to make smoking with kids in car illegal

for children under 18 in a car, a task force at the L.O.B. recommends a new law, that makes it a $100 fine to smoke in the car with anyone under the age of 18. Sharon Gauvin says when she learned about the dangers of secondhand smoke she stopped and says
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Jan 28, 2016 15:10
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: Task force to decide on law banning smoking in cars with kids

A task force is meeting today to discuss making it illegal to smoke in a car if there’s a child in it. This follows years of unsuccessful tries to change smoking laws, but the co-chair of the task force tells News8, there’s a real chance this time.
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Jan 27, 2016 18:55
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[Connecticut] State task force to decide on law banning smoking in cars

A legislative task force is expected to decide whether to recommend that Connecticut lawmakers vote to ban smoking in vehicles when a child is inside. The controversial proposal has been met with opposition from lawmakers concerned about the potential f
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 25, 2016 17:42
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[Connecticut] Task force to decide on law banning smoking in cars

A legislative task force is expected to decide whether to recommend that Connecticut lawmakers vote to ban smoking in vehicles when a child is inside. The controversial proposal has been met with opposition from lawmakers concerned about the potential for
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 25, 2016 13:02
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[Connecticut] Yale Researcher Creating Video Games To Combat AIDS, Drug Abuse, Smoking

Another target for Fiellin's Yale lab is a video game focused on getting young people to make healthier choices about smoking cigarettes. One of Fiellin's key tasks now is to find the right way to get these types of mobile video games into the hands of
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05
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[Connecticut] New ads of club for Hartford elite take aim at stuffy image

"The other night we had a cigar dinner. We had about 50 guys smoking cigars, playing pool. There were women there as well," Beakey said. "It's a fun place. It's not a stuffy place anymore."
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 22, 2016 03:14
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[Connecticut, Hawaii] EDITORIAL: CT Should Ban Smoking And E-Cigs For People Under 21

This pernicious social problem must be curbed, and raising the state smoking age to 21 is an excellent way to do it.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 20, 2016 21:12
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How much does it cost to smoke in Connecticut?

Here in Connecticut, one of the most expensive states for just about anything, it's not a huge surprise that smoking cigarettes is a very pricey habit....is the fifth most expensive state for smokers both over a lifetime and over the course of one year.
Connecticut Post
added Jan 19, 2016 16:32
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[Connecticut] Yale study finds alcohol level in some e-cigarette liquids can affect motor skills

But an author of the study said commercially available e-cigarettes are not high in alcohol....the risk of ingesting enough alcohol to cause impairment comes from e-cig liquids that are bought on the Internet, or from enthusiasts who mix their own vaping
New Haven (CT) Register
added Jan 13, 2016 07:41
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