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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Asks For Recall After E-Cigarette Explodes In Stratford Man's Mouth

After an electronic cigarette exploded in a Stratford man's mouth, knocking out his teeth and sending him to the hospital, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is redoubling his efforts to regulate the devices. "Anybody who is smoking an e-cigarette ought to be
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Dec 27, 2016 01:42

[Connecticut] Study finds differences in smokers' brain connectivity

They found that smokers’ brains demonstrated different connectivity than nonsmokers’ when presented with imagery related to appetite, stress and relaxation. These findings show that smoking is associated with changes in neural functions, which could serve
Yale Daily News
added Mar 29, 2016 23:23

[Connecticut] Nicotine reduces aggressive episodes in mice and children with autism

Yale published two papers: one demonstrating that nicotine reduces aggression in three different types of mouse, and another finding that transdermal nicotine patches — those placed on the skin’s surface — alleviate aggression common in patients suffering
Yale Daily News
added Nov 4, 2015 15:03

Connecticut e-cigarette restriction laws start today

"The concern with e-cigarettes in saying that they're ok would be bringing back sort of a normalization of smoking,” said Dr. Michelle Petrucelli, emergency physician, Hartford Hospital. “Something that was seen in the 50s and 60s. We've worked decades t
WFSB (Hartford, CT)
added Oct 2, 2015 15:33

[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] State Police Will Be Good Soldiers if New Anti-Smoking Law Passes

Now cops have to check if everyone has seatbelts on; if drivers are talking on their cell phones, free of any hands-free device; if a driver is texting; and soon, perhaps, if an adult is smoking in a car with a little kid along for the ride.
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Mar 11, 2015 15:10

[Connecticut, New York] Bill proposed to ban smoking on train platforms

"No Smoking" signs are displayed on New Haven Line stations and platforms even though it is not against state law to smoke on an outdoor platform. James Redeker, commissioner of the state Department of Transportation, said his department installed the si
Greenwich (CT) Time
added Mar 4, 2015 18:05

[Connecticut] City looks to be smoke-free

Mayor Toni Harp gathered with city officials and community leaders yesterday evening to launch New Haven Smokeout — her plan to eliminate smoking from the city by the end of this fiscal year next June. The effort is part of the annual Great American Smok
Yale Daily News
added Nov 21, 2014 12:39

O'Neill: Report Shows Spike in Illegal Tobacco Sales to Minors in Connecticut

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
Stamford Plus magazine
added Jan 30, 2014 23:53

[Connecticut] E-cigarettes present a question of safety

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
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Oct 31, 2013 13:51
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