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[Connecticut] VIDEO: Fire dept. issues warning after e-cig explodes in man's mouth

The warning comes after an e-cigarette exploded in one man's mouth, knocking out two of his teeth and cracking two others a few weeks ago. "Right in his mouth," says Lt. Robert Daniel. "Some of the witnesses stated it sounded like an M-80 going off."
News 12
added Dec 15, 2016 11:17

[Connecticut] Tobacco tax efforts draw unexpected support, detractors

voters seeing the onslaught of TV ads on behalf of both can be excused if they don't know what to believe. After all, tobacco companies are largely financing the campaigns for both tax measures, spending nearly $18.5 million combined. Equally counterintu
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 30, 2016 22:26

[Connecticut] Yale study finds alcohol level in some e-cigarette liquids can affect motor skills

But an author of the study said commercially available e-cigarettes are not high in alcohol....the risk of ingesting enough alcohol to cause impairment comes from e-cig liquids that are bought on the Internet, or from enthusiasts who mix their own vaping
New Haven (CT) Register
added Jan 13, 2016 07:41

[Connecticut] Study shows alcohol relapse and cigarette smoking correlation

Smokers recovering from alcohol dependence often continue smoking in an effort to alleviate the discomfort of withdrawal...But the researchers determined that this cigarette use has an adverse impact on patients’ likelihood of staying sober in the long-r
Yale Daily News
added Sep 29, 2015 13:08

[Connecticut] Regulate e-cigarettes, Yale researchers say

“It is patently untrue that e-cigarettes are safe,” said co-author Benjamin Toll, professor of psychiatry and director of the Smoking Cessation Service at Smilow Cancer Hospital. “There is not enough safety data to make this claim.”
Yale Daily News
added Jan 9, 2015 13:26

[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Our View: State’s anti-smoking efforts are failing

This year, Connecticut will collect $466.1 million in tobacco taxes and its annual allotment from the 1998 settlement, yet less than a penny out of every dollar collected -- 0.6 percent -- will be spent on prevention programs. ... It’s estimated that 4,70
Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Jan 12, 2014 03:52

Poll: 70 Percent Of Connecticut Voters Support Raising The Tax On Cigarettes

A new poll released today by a group of Connecticut public health advocates shows 70 percent of voters support a 95-cent increase in the state cigarette tax as a way to prevent kids from smoking and help address the state budget.
PR Newswire
added May 15, 2013 19:46

[Connecticut] Waterbury Tobacco Shop Owner Pleads Guilty in Chris Donovan Campaign Finance Scandal

Paul Rogers, 40, pleaded guilty in New Haven federal court to one count each of devising a scheme to bribe a public official and conspiring to make false statements to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) and to impede the FEC's enforcement of federal c
Litchfield County (CT) Times
added Jan 29, 2013 16:15

[Connecticut] Non-"Lobbyist" Lurks In Ladies Room

What Scalzi also did not say in her email to legislators was that as a small business owner with limited money, she is being represented by Troutman Sanders. . . ."I was wondering who was bankrolling this," Reed said.
New Haven (CT) Independent
added Jun 13, 2012 02:59

[Connecticut] Dead Bill Linked To Campaign Scandal Will Rise Again

A bill to tax "roll-your-own" tobacco shops that died before it could reach the floor of the state legislature last month – but still helped ignite a political scandal over the May 30 arrest of a staffer for House Speaker Christopher Donovan's congressio
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jun 10, 2012 21:36
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