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[Connecticut] RJ Editorial: Fuming over e-cigarettes

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.
Meriden (CT) Record-Journal
added May 2, 2014 07:51

[Connecticut] Veteran Evicted After New Smoking Ban His Apartment Complex

90 year old Newington Resident Andy Nowicki started smoking 70 years ago, while serving in the United States Army, during World War II. And, it's this habit that has brought him and his wife to the brink of eviction from the apartment they have called ho
WTXF Fox 29 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Aug 26, 2013 11:36

[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

[Connecticut] High Court Won't Review $28M RJ Reynolds Judgment ($$)

R.J. Reynolds is facing a possible boost to the punitive damages in a $28.1 million judgment in favor of a former Salem Kings cigarette smoker and laryngeal cancer survivor after the U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to review the Second Circuit’s finding
added Feb 27, 2018 21:35

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
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