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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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[Connecticut] Study: State lost $3.1 million in tobacco tax revenue

Connecticut Post
added May 7, 2012 07:13
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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] Roll-Your-Own Tobacco Tax Approved In Both House And Senate

Republicans blasted a Democrat proposed provision in a massive budget-implementation bill to a provision to increase fees and taxes on so-called “roll-your-own” tobacco shops, but it passed along with the rest of the bill in the House by an 88-53 vote
Hartford (CT) Courant Blogs
added Jun 25, 2012 12:43
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[New Jersey] National Report: Connecticut Tied for Last in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Connecticut is one of two states, along with New Jersey, that have budgeted zero state funds... Connecticut will collect $519.7 million in revenue this year from the 1998 state tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend none of it on tobacco pre
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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[Connecticut] Donovan vows to stay in race, 'shocked' by Braddock's arrest

to contribute $10,000 to Donovan's congressional campaign. It was a supposed attempt to kill legislation that would have raised $3.4 million a year from about 15 roll-your-own cigarette machines in the state.
Connecticut Post
added Jun 4, 2012 10:42
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STATE OF CONNECTICUT v. TRACEY'S SMOKE SHOP (PDF)

MEMORANDUM OF DECISION ON PLAINTIFF'S APPLICATION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
added Jun 13, 2012 03:29
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[Connecticut] FDA Tells Jepsen It's On Same E-Cigarette Page

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shares George Jepsen's concerns about electronic cigarettes—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
New Haven (CT) Independent
added Nov 20, 2013 02:34
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[Connecticut] "Roll Your Own Tobacco" Players

Eight men are accused of raising $27,500 in campaign contributions, disguising the source of the money and steering it in 2011 and 2012 to the congressional campaign of Donovan. The payments were part of a failed effort to kill a tax, which has eroded the
Hartford (CT) Courant
added May 14, 2013 12:43
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[Connecticut] US Labor Department's OSHA cites Nuway Tobacco Co. for combustible dust, electrical, mechanical and fall hazards

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Nuway Tobacco Co. for 22 alleged serious violations of workplace safety and health standards at its South Windsor manufacturing facility. The tobacco sheet manufacturer
OSHA (U.S. Department of Labor - Occupational Safety & Health Administration)
added Apr 10, 2013 16:38
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