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[Connecticut, Hawaii] Two studies find big jump in teen use of e-cigarettes

About 25% of high school students in Connecticut and 29% of teens in Hawaii have used e-cigarettes, according to separate studies. About 18% of the Hawaii teens and 12% of the Connecticut high school students had used e-cigarettes in the past month. Both
USA Today
added Dec 20, 2014 20:47
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[Connecticut, New York] Politicians debate relationship of cigarette taxes, smuggling

The racially tinged death of Garner puts a fresh spotlight on the little-publicized underworld of cigarette smuggling -- and the argument over whether high cigarette taxes deter smoking or simply encourage the illicit trade.
Connecticut Post
added Dec 4, 2014 21:06
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[Connecticut] Town wants more data before acting on smoking ban

Before the full council acts on an ordinance proposal, it refers the item to the Ordinance Committee for a public hearing, which took place at the meeting Monday. Three members of the public spoke, including O’Brien, who is athletic director at Sterling
Stratford (CT) Star
added Nov 26, 2014 15:31
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[Connecticut] City looks to be smoke-free

Mayor Toni Harp gathered with city officials and community leaders yesterday evening to launch New Haven Smokeout — her plan to eliminate smoking from the city by the end of this fiscal year next June. The effort is part of the annual Great American Smok
Yale Daily News
added Nov 21, 2014 12:39
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[Connecticut, Massachusetts] Inn owner charged with tax evasion

Litchfield Inn owner Syed I. Bokhari could face more than 40 years in prison and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines after being hit with a 32-count indictment last week in U.S. District Court in Springfield, Mass. Bokhari, 50, is accused by the Bu
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Oct 24, 2014 13:20
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[Connecticut] BLUMENTHAL CALLS ON NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION TO END PLANNED PARTNERSHIP WITH BIG TOBACCO YOUTH TOBACCO PREVENTION PROGRAM

US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Oct 15, 2014 13:23
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: NCC Goes Smoke Free with New Campus Policy

As of Wednesday all tobacco use will be prohibited on all Norwalk Community College grounds, and in campus-owned, leased or rented vehicles. "It's making a statement to all of our employees and students that we're a community that celebrates health," sai
It's Relevant
added Oct 2, 2014 13:14
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[Connecticut] New Laws Include E-Cigarettes Bans, Heightened Reckless Driver Penalties and Fines for 'Robo' Calls

E-cigarettes will now also be banned for minors.
NBC Connecticut
added Oct 1, 2014 15:20
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: Milford To Hear Public Input On Proposed Park Smoking Ban

is considering a smoke free policy outside at city little league fields, playgrounds, beaches, and city sponsored events. The discussion will begin Wednesday night at a public hearing at 7:30 pm at the Parsons Government Center. The city said that the
WTIC Foxct (Hartford, CT)
added Oct 1, 2014 15:13
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More Connecticut towns move toward smoke-free parks

Municipal health and recreation officials say it’s not just about second-hand smoke, but also about setting an example for youth and, least important, making cleanup easier. Chris Stan, spokesman for the state’s Department of Health, said the Tobacco Us
New Haven (CT) Register
added Sep 28, 2014 19:20
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