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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Connecticut] Malloy says bill banning e-cigarettes helps youth

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the legislature are adding Connecticut to the list of states that are banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to people under age 18. Malloy said Wednesday that he will sign legislation banning the sale and possession of e-cig
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added May 11, 2014 12:52
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[Connecticut, New York] A Final Toast for Metro-North’s Bar Car

Even to defenders, the car is a curious anachronism, culled from an era of liquid lunches and onboard cigars. Smoking was banned inside cars in the 1980s, over some rider objections, but the New Haven bar car has survived, outlasting vanquished drink serv
New York Times
added May 9, 2014 23:02
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[Connecticut] 'Vaping' loft for e-cigarette enthusiasts opens in Fairfield

Sovereign Vapors is not interested in getting non-smokers to start, but to help tobacco smokers transfer to "vaping," which he and his business partner believe is healthier. "This is a much cleaner delivery system for people who smoke," he said. "It's r
Stamford (CT) Advocate
added May 9, 2014 16:19
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[Connecticut] E-cigarettes to be illegal for minors

Several bills promoting children's health won final approval in the General Assembly late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, led by an effort to make so-called e-cigarettes illegal for teens under 18 years of age. After a four-minute debate short
Connecticut Post
added May 8, 2014 10:20
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