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[Connecticut] House OKs 469-Page Budget Bill

The new tax provision would put small business owners out of business, Cafero said. It would reclassify the roll-your-own shops as cigarette manufacturers
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jun 13, 2012 15:08
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[Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania] Federal agents cart off boxes from Scranton tobacco business

Wilkes Barre (PA) Citizen's Voice
added Jun 8, 2012 17:12
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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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[Mexico, Connecticut] LAFAIVE/NESBIT: Cigarette Tax Hike: Smuggling Up, Revenue Down

In writing several academic studies on cigarette taxes, we have built a statistical model to measure cigarette smuggling between states, as well as to and from Mexico and Canada. Through 2015, Connecticut had the 15th highest smuggling rate in the nation
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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[Connecticut] Lawmakers Weigh Increasing Smoking Age To 21

It would cost the state millions of dollars to do so, but public health advocates are once again pushing legislation that would raise the legal age for the purchase and use of tobacco products from 18 to 21.
CTNewsJunkie.com
added Feb 14, 2017 13:01
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[Connecticut] Conn. High Court Modifies Design Defect Standards ($$)

The Connecticut Supreme Court recently altered the legal landscape in Connecticut for design defect product liability claims. The case, Izzarelli v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.,[1] nicknamed by the media as the “Good Tobacco” litigation, has received attent
Law360
added May 19, 2016 22:06
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[Connecticut] BARBARA A. IZZARELLI v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY: Opinion

We are not oblivious to the irony that a member of an industry that for decades disputed the addictive effect and dangerous health hazards associated with smoking seeks to shield itself from liability by asserting that such dangers were well-known to the
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
added Apr 25, 2016 21:44
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[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Up in smoke

When it comes to spending tobacco settlement money to fight tobacco use, Connecticut is on a par with much of the Deep South... As long as we’re taxing low-income smokers at the rate of $3.40 per pack, maybe we could use a bit more of our tobacco income t
Meriden (CT) Record-Journal
added Aug 12, 2014 16:02
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[Connecticut] Greater New Haven E-cigarette shop owners slam critics’ ‘scare tactics’

Local business owners in the budding electronic cigarette industry are pushing back against what one called “scare tactics” from state and federal lawmakers ... Meyers said Blumenthal and others are “out of touch with the American people.” However, Blu
New Haven (CT) Register
added May 6, 2014 19:57
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[Connecticut] DIX: Colleges should be smoke-free or taxed

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
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Feb 15, 2014 23:20
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