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Lung Association’s Grades On Connecticut Tobacco Policies Are Abysmal, Again

“When states, the federal government, and even municipalities score high on these policies, we see fewer youths using tobacco products, more successful programs helping adults quit smoking, and reducing everyone’s overall exposure to second-hand smoke,”
Newtown (CT) Bee
added Feb 10, 2018 18:44
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Statewide Effort Launched To Support Raising Tobacco Sale Age in Connecticut

has recently launched Tobacco 21, an educational campaign to generate awareness and support for raising Connecticut's minimum tobacco sale age to 21. "About 95% of smokers begin smoking before the age of 21," explains Bryte Johnson, Government Relations
PR Newswire
added Feb 7, 2018 00:31
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[Connecticut] Malloy's Final Budget Includes Tax Increases, Cuts and Tolls

It increases the cigarette tax from $4.35 per pack to $4.60 per pack.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 5, 2018 22:56
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[Connecticut] Malloy Budget: Taxes, Tolls and Cuts

Malloy’s plan calls for increasing the cigarette tax to $4.60 per pack, which would be the highest state tax in the nation. Currently, Connecticut is tied with New York at $4.35 for the highest state tax. Some cities, like Chicago and New York City, impo
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Feb 5, 2018 22:56
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[Connecticut] Study: Vaping Can Lead To Smoking

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said. “The American public deserves thorough, immediate, and sustained [FDA] scrutiny of these products. FDA must fulfill its commitment to safeguard public health and use its full authority under the Tobacco Control Act to pr
CTNewsJunkie.com
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
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[Connecticut] State gets dismal report card on tobacco control

The report points to several weak spots in Connecticut for which the state received an F, including the lack of state funding for tobacco prevention programs. According to the report, the state is one of only two in the nation that provide no money for t
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Jan 25, 2018 01:06
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[Connecticut] State gets dismal report card on tobacco control

Connecticut got unimpressive grades — including two Fs — for its tobacco policies in the American Lung Association’s annual “State of Tobacco Control” report. The report, now in its 16th year, grades states and the federal government on policies aimed a
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Jan 25, 2018 01:05
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[Connecticut] Lifetime costs of being a smoker in CT? About $2.1 million

WalletHub did a survey looking at the true per-person cost of smoking in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Researchers looked at such expenses as the lifetime and annual cost of a cigarette pack per day, health care expenditures, income
Connecticut Post
added Jan 17, 2018 20:17
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[Connecticut] Adolescents more likely to smoke when they like the taste

discovered that e-cigarette flavors differently affect patterns of e-cigarette usage between adolescent and adult populations. These findings provide researchers with a greater understanding of the consequences of the availability of a wide range of e-cig
Yale Daily News
added Jan 18, 2018 19:16
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[Connecticut] Two indicted in $5.8M tobacco tax fraud scheme

A federal grand jury in Bridgeport has returned a 13-count indictment against two tobacco wholesalers who are charged with defrauding the state of approximately $5.8 million in taxes due on tobacco products imported into the state.
Westfair Business Publications Online
added Jan 16, 2018 00:23
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