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[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

1,100 Cartons of Untaxed Cigarettes Seized in Connecticut

Maximiliano Reyes-Cadena, 43, and Epifanio Razon-Almonte, 57, of New Britian, were arrested for alleged trafficking of fraudulently stamped cigarettes and untaxed tobacco products, the Department of Revenue Services said. Justin Bieber Asked to Leave Me
NBC Los Angeles
added Jan 9, 2016 17:31

[Connecticut, Massachusetts] Inn owner charged with tax evasion

Litchfield Inn owner Syed I. Bokhari could face more than 40 years in prison and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines after being hit with a 32-count indictment last week in U.S. District Court in Springfield, Mass. Bokhari, 50, is accused by the Bu
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Oct 24, 2014 13:20

[Connecticut] 1.8 million students have tried e-cigarettes

U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty introduced the Protecting Children from Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act to prevent the advertising of e-cigarettes to our youth. Esty said in a release Thursday e-cigarette manufacturers have been targeting children and tee
WFSB (Hartford, CT)
added Mar 28, 2014 11:41
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