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[Connecticut] OSHA seeks steep fines from SW tobacco firm

The Nuway Tobacco Co. faces $59,869 in proposed fines after the U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited the company for 22 serious violations of workplace safety and health standards at its 200 Sullivan Ave. manufacturi
Manchester (CT) Journal-Inquirer
added Apr 14, 2013 12:59
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[Connecticut] OLR Bill Analysis: sSB 357 / AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS STATUTES PERTAINING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES.

This bill makes anyone who has or allows someone to use a "cigarette rolling machine" to make cigarettes at his or her retail or commercial premises a tobacco product manufacturer, subject to existing laws and restrictions governing such manufacturers wh
Connecticut General Assembly
added Jun 4, 2012 10:33
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Statement On CDC's New Report About Youth Smoking

"Today, the CDC has released new evidence that proves we must redouble our efforts against big tobacco. Declines in cigarette smoking among our youth are only buffered by increases in other forms of tobacco use - like flavored cigars,"
US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Aug 12, 2012 17:24
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[Connecticut] AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS STATUTES PERTAINING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES.

Connecticut General Assembly
added Jun 4, 2012 10:36
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AUDIO: Connecticut Grown Tobacco

While farmers in several North Central towns, like Enfield, are still growing tobacco in deceptively simple wood barns, tobacco is no longer the economic engine that once required farmers to recruit help from all over the country. It’s hard to find someo
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Mar 17, 2015 14:51
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[Connecticut] $24M Tobacco Award Was Wrongly Capped, 2nd Circ. Hears

A woman who won $24 million from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in a lawsuit accusing the company of causing her throat cancer said Friday the Second Circuit should overturn a district judge’s ruling that Connecticut law limits punitive damages to attorneys’ f
Law360
added Jul 24, 2012 07:05
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[Connecticut] Izzarelli v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.

Connecticut law forecloses strict products liability suits against a cigarette manufacturer … Because this question of Connecticut law is open and decisive, we certify it to the Connecticut Supreme Court, and stay resolution of this case in the interval.
US Court of Appeals For The Second Circuit
added Sep 11, 2013 21:36
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[Connecticut, Kentucky] Teens using e-cigarettes to vaporize pot

Blayne Hogue, owner of Vapor Vision, an e-cigarette shop in Danville, said he believes people are using e-cigarettes to vape a number of illicit drugs. “I know that some people will crush up pills and vape those,” said Hogue. “People are resourceful when
Danville (KY) Advocate-Messenger
added Sep 22, 2015 11:48
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[Connecticut, Florida] The Tobacco Cases

CIPOLLONE CASE The plaintiff in Cipollone v. Liggett Group was Rose Cipollone, who began smoking in 1942, when she was 16 years old. Shortly before she died of lung cancer in 1984 at the age of 58, her husband sued the company that manufactured the ciga
American Museum of Tort Law
added Oct 4, 2015 11:33
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[Connecticut] 'Roll-your-own' cigarette battle at center of congressional finance scandal

Observers say with so much profit at stake, it is not surprising the Connecticut roll-your-own bill is at the heart of a controversy involving the campaign for Congress by state House Speaker Chris Donovan, D-Meriden.
Westport (CT) News
added Jun 10, 2012 21:40
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