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[Connecticut] Worker admits he accepted food stamps for cigarettes, bongs

A Connecticut grocery store worker has admitted in federal court that he unlawfully allowed customers to exchange food stamps for cigarettes, bongs, hookahs and glass smoking pipes. Prosecutors say 40-year-old Raul Monarca-Gonzalez pleaded guilty Monday
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 30, 2016 05:45
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New “Secondhand Smoke” raising concerns in Connecticut

They are striving to create awareness of what is being labeled, the “new secondhand smoke” – wood burning smoke. “One of the reasons it’s a problem is the particulates in wood smoke are so small,” said Alderman. Smoke she says can travel for half a mil
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Nov 18, 2016 18:25
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[Connecticut] Department of Revenue Services MEDIA release

A three-month investigation by the Department of Revenue Services (DRS) resulted today in the arrest of a Trumbull Connecticut man, the seizure of more than $53,000 in cash, 5,000 packs of cigarettes, 53,000 counterfeit Connecticut cigarette tax stamps an
Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS)
added Nov 15, 2016 06:26
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[Connecticut] Tobacco tax efforts draw unexpected support, detractors

voters seeing the onslaught of TV ads on behalf of both can be excused if they don't know what to believe. After all, tobacco companies are largely financing the campaigns for both tax measures, spending nearly $18.5 million combined. Equally counterintu
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 30, 2016 22:26
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[Connecticut, West Virginia] LETTERS: Magazine Magazine readers respond to stories on tobacco, workplace advice

I have lived in Maryland for 30 years now, and don’t know whether tobacco companies still recruit poor children in Appalachia. I do know that poor children in West Virginia suffer from many of the same living conditions described in this article, but th
Washington Post
added Oct 27, 2016 14:58
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[Connecticut] Branford Parks/Beaches Adopt No Smoking Policy

For the health of the Branford Community and in keeping with the Branford Parks and Recreation Department’s philosophy of providing “….positive leisure time and promoting physical and emotional enrichment” we are pleased to announce that the Branford Rec
BranfordSeven.com
added Oct 18, 2016 00:04
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Connecticut] KRIST: Another View: Do we really want more lawsuits from foreign investors?

The ISDS arbitration panel later ruled against the tobacco company on procedural grounds, but many civil society organizations believe similar suits can restrict the ability of regulators to protect public health. Australia did finally relent in the TPP
Torrington (CT) Register Citizen
added Sep 30, 2016 20:30
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[Connecticut] State Supreme Court to Review Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Marlboro

Vincent Bifolck filed the wrongful death lawsuit in federal court on behalf of his wife, Jeanette Bifolck... Bifolck argues that Marlboro knowingly designed and manufactured the cigarettes in a way...liable under the Connecticut Product Liability Act, but
Connecticut Law Tribune
added Sep 17, 2016 15:22
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[Connecticut] State Supreme Court to Hear Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Marlboro

Vincent Bifolck filed the wrongful death lawsuit in federal court on behalf of his wife, Jeanette Bifolck, a 42-year-old woman who died from lung cancer he claims was caused by years of smoking Marlboro and Marlboro Light cigarettes designed and marketed
Connecticut Law Tribune
added Sep 13, 2016 16:06
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[Connecticut] Federal regulation of e-cigarettes already affecting local stores

The impact we will see in Connecticut involves the products on the shelves of your local vape shop. At the White Buffalo in New Haven, owner Sasha Zabar has more flavors of E-juice, the liquid in electronic cigarettes, than ever before. What the start of
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Aug 8, 2016 22:14
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