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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Statement On Supreme Court’s Decision To Reject An Appeal By Tobacco Companies Challenging Marketing Laws

The Court’s decision today means that Congress’s public health goals for reducing tobacco use in children will not be impeded by tobacco companies seeking to increase their customer base and their profits.”
US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Apr 29, 2013 01:36
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[Connecticut] COLLINS: Cigarettes: the killer that won't die

As long as corporate greed continues to infect us, smoking will undoubtedly keep killing hundreds of thousands of Americans every year. But you’d think the 50 states might show a little more interest in doing something to protect their people from our na
Fairfield (CT) Minuteman
added Sep 20, 2012 07:45
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[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Revenue dreams go up in smoke ($$)

Pity Robert Braddock Jr. If the finance manager for House Speaker Christopher Donovan's campaign for Congress had known what was afoot in Washington, D.C., he might never have had dealings with smoke-shop owners that cost him his job, and may cost Speake
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Jul 12, 2012 06:54
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[Connecticut] Tobacco lawsuit resolved in favor of former Norwich woman

Izzarelli, then of Norwich, sued the Winston-Salem, N.C., company in 1999 after having her larynx removed at age 36 due to laryngeal cancer. She had started smoking Salem Kings menthol cigarettes in the 1970s, at age 13, during a time when the company re
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:57
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[Connecticut] Trial to begin in Bridgeport against Philip Morris in smoker’s death

The Bifolck case was one of two Connecticut Supreme Court decisions last year that considered the CPLA in the design-defect context related to cigarettes. In the other, Izzarelli v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., the court ruled that a “modified consumer exp
Westfair Business Publications Online
added Oct 23, 2017 23:19
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[Connecticut] Appeals court upholds damages against Reynolds in Conn. case

the jury found plaintiff Barbara Izzarelli was at fault for 42 percent of her illness, which reduced Reynolds’ liability to $7.98 million in compensatory damages and $3.97 million in punitive damages...The Izzarelli case is one of the most prominent non-E
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 11, 2017 08:43
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Connecticut governor seeks cuts, labor savings, to close budget hole

Additional measures to generate revenue include hiking tobacco taxes
Reuters
added Feb 10, 2017 02:25
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[Massachusetts] Connecticut man pleads guilty to tobacco tax fraud / Singh could serve more than 45 years in federal prison

Singh worked as a tobacco products wholesaler from 2008 to 2012. He admitted to avoiding tobacco excise taxes on smokeless tobacco and cigars sold to convenience stores and gas stations.
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added May 12, 2016 15:56
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[Connecticut] IZZARELLI v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY—CONCURRENCE (PDF)

The expectations of consumers, and even consumer awareness of open and obvious dangers, are not dispositive considerations in the risk-utility inquiry.
State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
added Apr 25, 2016 23:19
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[Connecticut] Exploring Why the Highly-Educated Don't Smoke

"It turns out that everyone knows that smoking is bad for your health," said Vida Maralani..."You start thinking that it has to be characteristics of childhood, so things like optimism, decision making skills, what a psychologist would call self-control,"
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added May 27, 2014 15:33
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