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[Connecticut] Madison selectmen make beaches, parks tobacco free

Board of Selectmen Monday night voted to accept the proposed ordinance making all public parks and beaches tobacco-free zones. The ordinance will go into effect immediately; the board voted to leave it up to Beach and Recreation Commission to assign desi
New Haven (CT) Register
added Mar 27, 2015 15:01

[Connecticut] Rep. Rosa DeLauro: Sounding the alarm on trade deal that favors special interests

editorial published in this newspaper accused critics of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership of spreading “alarmism” for saying that the agreement will favor corporate special interests... exactly what the TPP will do...tobacco companies have used simi
New Haven (CT) Register
added Mar 25, 2015 13:19

[Connecticut] Madison may extinguish smoking on beaches and in public parks

This evening, as part the 7 p.m. Board of Selectmen meeting, there is a public hearing scheduled where residents can comment on the a proposed measure to ban use of all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes.
WTIC Foxct (Hartford, CT)
added Mar 23, 2015 20:31

[Connecticut] ROSS: CT should help smokers, not cigarette industry

How did fighting America's most important public health problem — cigarette smoking — become so politicized and controversial? If the crusade against e-cigs is successful, the winners would be Big Pharma — sellers of hugely profitable but almost useless
Hartford (CT) Business Journal
added Mar 18, 2015 12:25

[Connecticut] Madison Considers Smoking Ban at Parks and Beaches

"It's enough of a problem that people have brought it to our attention," said Madison First Selectman Fillmore McPherson. "These days, the whiff of secondhand smoke, we're finding more and more evidence that it's not healthy, number one, and number two,
NBC Connecticut
added Mar 17, 2015 15:12

AUDIO: Connecticut Grown Tobacco

While farmers in several North Central towns, like Enfield, are still growing tobacco in deceptively simple wood barns, tobacco is no longer the economic engine that once required farmers to recruit help from all over the country. It’s hard to find someo
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Mar 17, 2015 14:51

Connecticut Law About Smoking

These links connect to resources available and are provided with the understanding that they represent only a starting point for research.
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
added Mar 11, 2015 15:12

[Connecticut] State Police Will Be Good Soldiers if New Anti-Smoking Law Passes

Now cops have to check if everyone has seatbelts on; if drivers are talking on their cell phones, free of any hands-free device; if a driver is texting; and soon, perhaps, if an adult is smoking in a car with a little kid along for the ride.
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Mar 11, 2015 15:10
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VIDEO: Connecticut reconsiders ban on smoking in cars with kids

Under this year’s bill, someone could not smoke if the child is six years old or younger, or weighs less than 60 pounds. First-time offenders would receive a warning, while repeat violators could face an infraction. Proponents contend the legislation is
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Mar 11, 2015 15:09
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: CT lawmakers considering a smoking ban in cars

working on a bill that would ban drivers from smoking when kids are in the car with them. Secondhand smoke doesn’t just blow out the window in the car. It settles in the upholstery and stays there. Kids breathe that in or ingest it when they put their ha
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Mar 11, 2015 15:05
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