Headlines Tagged with Connecticut — 1,928 headlines found
McCormack and Cindy Barry, senior program coordinator for Ledge Light Health District submitted a report to the Norwich council "Making Your Parks Tobacco Free," and presented data on the impact of smoking on health.
Mar 5, 2014 The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 5, 2014 19:13
University of Hartford where I teach, one of the biggest challenges is avoiding secondhand smoke...at college, smoking isn't just deadly. It's instructional. It teaches smokers to be inconsiderate, nonsmokers to be apathetic and children to become smokers
Feb 15, 2014 Hartford (CT) Courant
added Feb 15, 2014 23:20
Representative Arthur J. O’Neill (R-69) said statistics from the 2013 Report of the Tobacco and Health Trust Fund Board of Trustees are alarming and demonstrate that a decrease in enforcement by the Malloy administration has resulted in a spike in illegal
Jan 30, 2014 Stamford Plus magazine
added Jan 30, 2014 23:53
This year, Connecticut will collect $466.1 million in tobacco taxes and its annual allotment from the 1998 settlement, yet less than a penny out of every dollar collected -- 0.6 percent -- will be spent on prevention programs. ... It’s estimated that 4,70
Jan 11, 2014 Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Jan 12, 2014 03:52
Instead of an investment, lawmakers saw it as a cash cow, a windfall for the general fund. The price of that shortsighted decision will be high. We have squandered teens' future, and the state's financial health, for a fistful of dollars.
Jan 12, 2014 Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 11, 2014 23:56
In observance of Lung Cancer Awareness Month in November, the Connecticut Science Center has joined with the American Cancer Society and Bodies Revealed exhibit sponsor, Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute (CJRI) at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical
Dec 8, 2013 West Hartford (CT) News
added Dec 9, 2013 14:59
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shares George Jepsen's concerns about electronic cigarettesâ€”and plans to step in to regulate them. The FDA sent that message to Jepsen, Connecticut's attorney general, and 39 of his colleagues in a letter sen
Nov 18, 2013 New Haven (CT) Independent
added Nov 20, 2013 02:34
Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center will host a special vigil to bring awareness to lung cancer, honor those who have the disease and remember those who have lost their lives to it.
Nov 5, 2013 Middletown (CT) Press
added Nov 7, 2013 03:43
Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center is offering a free screening to those who've served our country. You can't miss this welcome sign when you walk into Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center.
Nov 6, 2013 WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Nov 7, 2013 03:35
A stigmatized habit is suddenly cool again. A burning stick has become a high-tech gadget (one product vibrates when it senses another nearby, a sure conversation-starter). Falling cigarette sales are balanced by big growth in electronics. The most dead
Oct 31, 2013 Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Oct 31, 2013 13:51