Headlines Tagged with Connecticut — 2,214 headlines found
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
Sep 19, 2012 Fairfield (CT) Minuteman
added Sep 20, 2012 07:45
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
Jul 12, 2012 Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Jul 12, 2012 06:54
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
Mar 2, 2018 The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:57
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
Oct 23, 2017 Westfair Business Publications Online
added Oct 23, 2017 23:19
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
Jul 11, 2017 Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 11, 2017 08:43
Additional measures to generate revenue include hiking tobacco taxes
Feb 8, 2017 Reuters
added Feb 10, 2017 02:25
[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.
May 11, 2016 WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added May 12, 2016 15:56
The expectations of consumers, and even consumer awareness of open and obvious dangers, are not dispositive considerations in the risk-utility inquiry.
Apr 25, 2016 State of Connecticut Judicial Branch
added Apr 25, 2016 23:19
"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,"
May 27, 2014 WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added May 27, 2014 15:33
we can simply ban the sale of such devices to minors, just as we ban the sale of liquor. The e-cigarette came along quickly and grew into a multibillion-dollar industry well ahead of state and federal efforts to regulate it. But now it’s time.
May 1, 2014 Meriden (CT) Record-Journal
added May 2, 2014 07:51