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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

[Connecticut] E-cigarettes to be illegal for minors

Several bills promoting children's health won final approval in the General Assembly late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, led by an effort to make so-called e-cigarettes illegal for teens under 18 years of age. After a four-minute debate short
Connecticut Post
added May 8, 2014 10:20

[Connecticut] Smoking among mentally ill examined

A recent study at the Yale School of Medicine provides the most accurate estimates to date of the proportion of smokers in the general population and in populations with mental illness. The finding may provide the data required to tailor anti-smoking cam
Yale Daily News
added Apr 22, 2014 14:24

[Connecticut] Conn. lawmakers consider e-cigarette ban

"E-cigarettes are another mechanism of delivering a harmful product," Conn. Health Commissioner Dr. Jewel Mullen says. That's true. Nicotine is harmful and e-cigarettes deliver nicotine. However, smoking restrictions are designed to protect people from
New England Cable News (NECN)
added Mar 16, 2013 13:50

Connecticut lawmakers may consider ban on smoking in cars with children

A lawmaker recently asked the Office of Legislative Research for a description of laws in other states banning smoking in vehicles when children are present.
Middletown (CT) Press
added Dec 27, 2012 10:13

[Connecticut] Tobacco Shop Cash Snares Ex-Congressional Campaign Staff

A federal grand jury has charged seven people, and an eighth person has pleaded guilty, in an alleged scheme to funnel tens of thousands of dollars to the congressional campaign of Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan (D). Among those charged are Robe
TalkingPointsMemo (TPM) blog
added Jul 27, 2012 14:14

Court upholds $28M verdict in Connecticut smoker case

A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York also ruled Friday that the case will be sent back to the trial court to see if the company must pay additional damages. Norwich resident Barbara Izzarelli sued the Winston-Salem, N
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 10, 2017 01:02

[Connecticut] Doctor-lawmaker tries to restrict smoking in tobacco country

AP - Associated Press
added Feb 19, 2017 16:04

[Connecticut] Lawmakers To Consider Whether More E-Cigarette Rules Needed

required the Public Health Committee to hold a public hearing to further examine the issue within 30 days after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration determined e-cigarettes are tobacco products and subjected to the same restrictions as cigarettes. The FD
AP - Associated Press
added May 23, 2016 20:44

[Connecticut] Court: Law doesn't bar suits against cigarette manufacturers

Cigarette manufacturers aren't immune to lawsuits by smokers who get sick, the state's highest court ruled Monday in a decision that bolsters the case of a smoker who was stricken with laryngeal cancer and won a $28 million judgment against R.J. Reynolds
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 25, 2016 20:50
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