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[Connecticut, Tennessee] National Report: West Virginia Tied for Last in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

West Virginia has budgeted zero state funds for programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit and is tied for last nationwide in funding...joins Connecticut and Tennessee as the only states that provide no state funding for tobacco prevent
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2018 15:19
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[Connecticut] Stamford police seize nearly 150 cartons of untaxed cigarettes

Police seized illegal gambling records, nearly 150 cartons of untaxed cigarettes and more than $780 during a traffic stop on Friday. Police said they arrested 32-year-old Luis Miguel Pena-Ramos after they found the cigarettes in black trash bags in his
Stamford (CT) Advocate
added Dec 11, 2018 04:35
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[Connecticut] UPDATED — JUUL Labs responds to story about vaping at Trumbull High

Following publication of this story, the Trumbull Times was contacted by Theodore Kwang of JUUL Labs, who submitted the following comment for inclusion: JUUL is intended for current adult smokers only. We cannot be more emphatic on this point: no young pe
Trumbull (CT) Times
added Dec 11, 2018 18:22
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[Connecticut] Greenwich student survey yields surprising results

Nearly 5 percent of eighth graders smoked an e-cigarette in the last 30 days, according to the survey. That percentage jumps to 13 percent of ninth-graders, and almost 36 percent of high school seniors reported vaping in the last month.
Greenwich (CT) Time
added Nov 28, 2018 22:17
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Connecticut's Tobacco Farmers Face Land Use Choices In A Disappearing Industry

Tobacco has been grown in Connecticut for hundreds of years. But the number of acres has shrunk dramatically, from more than 20,000 a century ago down to do 2,000 today. Now, growers are facing economic pressure to develop their land.
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Nov 28, 2018 23:00
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[Connecticut] Smoking, vaping to be banned from Bethel parks

The Board of Selectmen unanimously voted recently to adopt a policy to keep the parks free from tobacco smoke and vaping. All town and public parks, such as Bennett Memorial Park, the Bergstrom property, Enchanted Trail and other areas maintained by th
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Nov 28, 2018 00:06
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[Connecticut] Hartford Acts to Protect Kids, Save Lives by Raising Tobacco Age to 21

As the first city in Connecticut to raise the tobacco age to 21, Hartford is providing strong leadership in the fight against tobacco – the No. 1 preventable cause of death – and setting a terrific example for Connecticut and the nation. Increasing the to
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 23, 2018 22:35
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[Connecticut] Hartford Becomes First Municipality In State To Raise Tobacco Purchasing Age To 21

The city council voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance that raises the legal age to purchase tobacco goods to 21, up from 18. “We have an opportunity to be a leader,” Council President Glendowlyn Thames said. “We’ve all seen the research and the growi
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Oct 25, 2018 23:10
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[Connecticut] POWELL: Banning tobacco purchases does nothing for city kids

Poor judgment will always be part of youth. But an ordinance purporting to protect kids against tobacco in a city where most kids have no father in their home and many have no real parent at all is worse than poor judgment. It's a sick joke by shameless a
Manchester (CT) Journal-Inquirer
added Oct 23, 2018 18:07
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[Connecticut] SAINER/ORTIZ: It's Time To Raise The Age For Buying Tobacco And E-Cigarettes

Big Tobacco has no place in Hartford, and more so, no place in Connecticut. It’s imperative that local and state lawmakers don’t let them win: increasing the age for the purchase of tobacco in Hartford is a powerful first step that could help set us on t
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Oct 19, 2018 17:47
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