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[Connecticut] Trial to begin in Bridgeport against Philip Morris in smoker’s death

The Bifolck case was one of two Connecticut Supreme Court decisions last year that considered the CPLA in the design-defect context related to cigarettes. In the other, Izzarelli v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., the court ruled that a “modified consumer exp
Westfair Business Publications Online
added Oct 23, 2017 23:19
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[Connecticut] Trial to begin against Philip Morris in death of Vernon smoker

over Vernon resident Jeanette Bifolck’s death in 2000 is scheduled to begin Monday in federal court in Bridgeport... died after having smoked Marlboro and Marlboro Lights since the early 1970s. She was 42 years old....cites the Connecticut Product Liabili
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 23, 2017 18:56
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[Connecticut] Federal Judge Finds Tobacco Claim Not Barred By Statute Of Repose ($$)

denied a tobacco company’s motion seeking an order that a plaintiff’s claims regarding negligence before 1992 be barred because the plaintiff’s claims fall within the “useful safe life” exception of Connecticut’s statute of repose (Vincent J. Bifolck v. P
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 28, 2017 18:24
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[Connecticut] BIRR: STATE IGNORES ‘BASIC ECONOMICS’ TO PUSH CRUSHING 75 PERCENT VAPING TAX

Officials in Connecticut are on the cusp of passing a massive tax on electronic cigarettes that risks bankrupting the state’s entire vaping industry. Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy is pushing the Connecticut legislature to pass a budget compromise by the
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Sep 12, 2017 02:49
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[Connecticut] The Briefcase: Reynolds requests stay of Conn. legal ruling

filed Tuesday a stay of motion request for a federal judgment in favor of a Connecticut woman who claimed she got laryngeal cancer from smoking Salem Kings for 25 years. A three-judge panel for the Second Circuit Court sent the case back July 7 to the tr
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 9, 2017 21:11
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Officials: Connecticut Makes Largest Ever Seizure Of Untaxed Cigarettes

State revenue agents seized 3,601 cartons of contraband cigarettes, the largest bust of its kind in Connecticut history, officials announced Thursday. With bogus tax stamps attached, the cigarettes were headed for retail stores in Hartford and New Brita
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Sep 12, 2017 11:05
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[Connecticut] Hamden to consider expanding smoking ban

The town of Hamden has been contemplating expanding its smoking ban from fall 2016...the ban will now go beyond places like schools and public parks, and will include town properties designated by the mayor or a designee. The
Quinnipiac (University) Chronicle
added Sep 6, 2017 15:38
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[Connecticut] E-Alternative Solutions and Driver J.J. Yeley Offer Fans Exclusive Prizes from Bristol Motor Speedway

DARIEN, Conn., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- E-Alternative Solutions (EAS), a sister company to Jacksonville-based Swisher International ... will sponsor the No. 83 Copp Motorsports Chevrolet driven by J.J. Yeley in the upcoming NASCAR© Camping World Truc
PR Newswire
added Aug 17, 2017 17:36
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[Connecticut] Hamden mayor seeks to expand smoking ban on town property

Council members heard strong voices both for and against expansion of the smoking ban on town properties, at a town council meeting this week. The ban currently prohibits tobacco use in town parks, public schools and recreational facilities. The proposed
New Haven (CT) Register
added Aug 9, 2017 15:17
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[Connecticut] Town leaders discuss expanding 'smoke free' areas

On Monday evening, the Hamden Town Council will consider expanding its public smoking ban. "We covered the parks last year, which went well, but there are a couple of loophole areas that weren't covered,” said Hamden Mayor Curt Leng. Enjoying a day at
WFSB (Hartford, CT)
added Aug 8, 2017 00:45
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