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[Connecticut] Secondhand smoke exposure remains high among kids, adults in poverty

exposure remains especially high for children ages 3 to 11, African-Americans and those who live in poverty or rental housing, according to a recent report. Jessica Hollenbach, the director of asthma programs at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center,
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Apr 27, 2015 09:03

[Connecticut] ARCHIVE: IZZARELLI v. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY United States Court of Appeals,Second Circuit.

Whether Comment i precludes claims...against cigarette manufacturers absent evidence of contamination or adulteration has not been decided in Connecticut.... We therefore think it prudent to certify this question to the Connecticut Supreme Court.
added Apr 22, 2015 22:28

[Connecticut] Esty pushes for ban on e-cigarette advertising

Esty’s Protecting Children from Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act, H.R. 478, would prohibit the advertising of e-cigarettes to children. Esty also introduced the Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act, H.R. 1375, which would require child safety pack
Connecticut Post
added Apr 18, 2015 13:05

Connecticut steps up fight against bootleg cigarettes

trafficking of bootlegged cigarettes from low-tax states into lucrative Northeast markets through New York and Boston ports and along Interstate 95. The state Department of Revenue Services has established a tobacco enforcement unit and is looking to wor
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 18, 2015 11:42
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Rise in teen use of e-cigarettes prompts concerns from Connecticut’s federal lawmakers

“As a gateway to nicotine addiction, e-cigarettes are a burgeoning market and public health menace,” Blumenthal said. A member of the subcommittee responsible for funding both the CDC and the Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro, D-3,
New Haven (CT) Register
added Apr 17, 2015 10:39

[Connecticut] Stamford may consider smoking ban in parks

The Parks and Recreation Commission passed a no-smoking policy at its March meeting, and the city's health director will likely entreat the Board of Representatives to back that up with an ordinance making smoking in city parks illegal. For some, the ne
Stamford (CT) Advocate
added Apr 15, 2015 08:49

[Connecticut] Cheshire students allegedly sell e-cigs at school purchased on Internet

A group of students from Dodd Middle School is in trouble for allegedly using money taken from their parents to buy pre-paid credit cards, which then were used to purchase e-cigarettes that they were caught smoking on campus. School officials sent home a
New Haven (CT) Register
added Apr 6, 2015 14:42

[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
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