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[Connecticut] House says ‘no smoking’ means e-cigs, too

The House voted 99 to 46 for a bill that essentially would subject “electronic nicotine delivery systems and vapor products” to the same laws as smoking. The American Vaping Association, which represents e-cigarette shops, had tried to convince legislat
Connecticut Mirror
added May 15, 2015 16:22
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[Connecticut] UNH, SCSU Campuses Going Smoke-Free

Two University of New Haven campuses are going smoke-free effective next month and Southern Connecticut State University is going tobacco-free in August. UNH will prohibit smoking on its West Haven and Orange campuses starting June 1.The tobacco ban at S
NBC Connecticut
added May 15, 2015 16:09
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[Connecticut] Stamford reps snuff parks smoking ban

Nine representatives voted to sink the bill. Only six voted to keep it afloat. Murray said the stonewalling was unusual. "It's not often that, you know, it would get pushed off the table," he said. "If it's off the table, you can still smoke." The cit
Stamford (CT) Advocate
added May 15, 2015 10:04
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[Connecticut] Smoking ban in cars with kids moving forward in legislature

A ban on smoking in cars with young kids is on the “go list” at the Connecticut House of Representatives. It’s a proposal that has been attempted for more than a half a dozen years.
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added May 14, 2015 00:37
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[Connecticut] Foxwoods Recycles Cigarette Butts — Lots Of Them

716,000 is the estimated number of cigarette filters, or butts, that Foxwoods bagged up from its casino ashtrays and mailed to a specialty recycling business in New Jersey. Foxwoods started the recycling program in November.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added May 6, 2015 20:36
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[Connecticut] What Lures Teens Into Using E-Cigarettes? Flavors And Smoke Tricks

They conducted a survey 5,400 Connecticut teens to find out what is "cool about e-cigarettes." The top answers given by the participants? The different flavors of nicotine liquids and being able to do tricks with e-cigarettes. "We expected the flavors w
Tech Times
added May 4, 2015 18:48
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal discusses new ban on smoking in New Haven

The New Haven Board of Alders is expected to vote on a measure that would prohibit tobacco and e-cigarette use in city buildings, parks, beaches and school grounds. On Friday, Senator Richard Blumenthal joined Mayor Tony Harp to talk about restricting t
WTIC Foxct (Hartford, CT)
added May 4, 2015 17:28
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[Connecticut] Brackeen Questions Outdoor Smoking Ban

In a letter to colleagues, Brackeen wrote that he generally supports the ban but he has concerns, namely the disproportionate effect of fines on people of color and the "aggressiveness" of imposing community service on those who violate the ordinance as
New Haven (CT) Independent
added May 4, 2015 17:27
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[Connecticut] New Haven alders amend anti-tobacco ordinance

strikes language that would have banned all forms of tobacco use on “any other designated city-owned property.” Alder Jeanette Morrison, D-22, added an additional amendment allowing the city to establish dedicated smoking areas within tobacco-free zones.
New Haven (CT) Register
added May 4, 2015 17:26
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[Connecticut] Parkgoers Prepare To Butt Out

Quinonez was among the Fair Haven park users weighing in after a Board of Alders committee this week unanimously approved a proposed new law to ban outdoor smoking at public parks, playgrounds, and school grounds. The bill, which appears headed for passa
New Haven (CT) Independent
added Apr 30, 2015 13:08
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