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[Connecticut] Hopes for hooka lounge go up in smoke

Initially it appeared Bridgeport's Zoning Commission was leaning toward allowing Ali Naqvi to open a hookah lounge... despite Naqvi's efforts to address all their concerns by providing security, limiting his hours and banning booze, denied him a permit.
Stamford (CT) Advocate
added Sep 2, 2014 09:54

[Connecticut] Chappelle Returns to Hartford (All Is Forgiven)

HARTFORD — One year after he bombed in one of the most notoriously disastrous stand-up sets in memory, Dave Chappelle made a surprise return here...dressed in a long black dress shirt and smoking a cigarette, said that doing so poorly was hard on him.
New York Times
added Aug 25, 2014 08:56

[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Up in smoke

When it comes to spending tobacco settlement money to fight tobacco use, Connecticut is on a par with much of the Deep South... As long as we’re taxing low-income smokers at the rate of $3.40 per pack, maybe we could use a bit more of our tobacco income t
Meriden (CT) Record-Journal
added Aug 12, 2014 16:02

[Connecticut] Kinky Friedman brings his own brand of entertainment, cigars, tequila to New Haven

And if you happen to be a cigar-chompin’, tequila swillin’, salsa slurpin’ coffee fiend, chances are he’ll tell you all you need to know about Kinky Friedman Cigars, Kinky Friedman Man in Black Tequila — “the best Mexican mouthwash you’ve ever gargled!”
New Haven (CT) Register
added Aug 9, 2014 19:22

[Connecticut, Massachusetts] Vermont's Tobacco Heritage Explored In New Book

Dale and Darcy Cahill are the authors of Tobacco Sheds: Vanishing Treasures of the Connecticut River Valley. They traveled around Vermont, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, documenting these sheds and researching the history of tobacco farming in the regio
Vermont Public Radio (VPR)
added Jul 7, 2014 21:55

[Connecticut] LETTER: How About Showing Veterans Some Respect?

But confiscating the vets' cigarettes and dictating the times that they can smoke? Even though the smoking areas are out in the open air?
Hartford (CT) Courant
added May 31, 2014 13:54

[Connecticut] CT Department of Veteran Affairs Cancels Scheduled Smoking Ban

In a statement the DVA says the veterans residing and hospitalized have agreed to “smoke within designated areas outside of the buildings, on campus grounds, one of which would be the outside gazebo located outside the chronic disease hospital.”
NBC Connecticut
added May 30, 2014 04:42

[Connecticut] Exploring Why the Highly-Educated Don't Smoke

"It turns out that everyone knows that smoking is bad for your health," said Vida Maralani..."You start thinking that it has to be characteristics of childhood, so things like optimism, decision making skills, what a psychologist would call self-control,"
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added May 27, 2014 15:33

[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Picking Tobacco Can Be Hazardous To Their Health

It's natural to wonder if this is also a problem in Connecticut's tobacco fields; fortunately, it is not. George Krivda of the state Department of Agriculture said that Connecticut's type of tobacco farming, concern for worker safety and stricter work ru
Hartford (CT) Courant
added May 21, 2014 10:12

[Connecticut] Braddock denies role in tobacco shop conspiracy ($$)

Braddock Jr. says he was not even a participant in a conspiracy to funnel illegal contributions to former House Speaker Christopher G. Donovan...scheme to use straw contributors to conceal contributions from tobacco shop owners looking to defeat state leg
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added May 13, 2014 11:37
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