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[Connecticut] Survey finds e-cigarettes are problem in Ridgefield

Even before they surveyed hundreds of residents on the issue, high-schoolers Mitchell van der Noll and Aiden Williams knew e-cigarettes was a growing problem among teenagers in town. The high school seniors, who distributed the survey as interns with Tow
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Jul 6, 2018 02:27
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[Connecticut] Norwalk Recreation and Parks Department announces no smoking area during Summer Concert Series at Calf Pasture Beach

Beginning on Wednesday, June 27, there will be a special no smoking and no vaping section at Calf Pasture Beach during the annual Summer Concert Series. The Norwalk Recreation and Parks Department is implementing this policy in response to complaints it r
Stamford Plus magazine
added Jun 20, 2018 13:35
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[Connecticut] Vaping: 100 words or less E-cigarette sellers offering essay-based scholarships

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping. The tactic is taken f
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 10, 2018 22:26
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[Asia, Connecticut] Three-day conference on China, U.S. healthcare wraps up at Yale University

Jody L. Sindelar...shared her insights on the new approaches to smoking cessation through behavioral economics, financial incentives, windows of opportunities and wearables. Sindelar also discussed her ongoing work in China to reduce secondhand smoke for
Xinhua Newswire
added May 14, 2018 01:39
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[Connecticut, New Jersey, New York] Westchester town raises tobacco age to 21

New Castle lawmakers passed a law last week that raised the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21. Legislators in the Westchester town say a big spike in the number of teens who vape was a leading reason for passing the law. "We want people to realize
News 12 (Yonkers, NY)
added May 14, 2018 02:01
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Fumes Over Juuling; Himes Not Ready to Impeach Trump

Blumenthal was in Hartford this week to highlight his efforts to snuff out “kid-friendly” flavored electronic cigarettes that he says are leading to a “new generation of nicotine addicts.” Blumenthal wants [FDA] to go after JUUL vape products for marketi
CTNewsJunkie.com
added May 4, 2018 20:50
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[Connecticut] Norwalk BOE to revamp vaping policy

the Greenwich district decided to revise its drug and alcohol policy to incorporate vaping, rather than create a separate policy. Members of Norwalk’s policy committee decided to follow suit and revamp the district’s drug and alcohol policy before they p
Norwalk (CT) Hour
added May 2, 2018 18:14
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[Connecticut] Parents, students, and concerned citizens across our state are speaking up in support of raising the minimum tobacco sale age to 21.

SHARE YOUR REASON TO MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD
21+ Reasons Why (Tobacco 21 CT)
added Apr 25, 2018 15:41
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[Connecticut] "21+ Reasons Why" Showcases Support for Tobacco 21

Today, a new online exhibition, "21+ Reasons Why," launched showcasing the many reasons why Connecticut parents, students, and concerned citizens support increasing Connecticut's tobacco sale age to 21.
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:37
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Commends FDA Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan

“This commendable crackdown holds Big Tobacco accountable for marketing these increasingly insidious products to children. But FDA must act immediately to halt deadly cycles of addiction before they begin – removing all kid-friendly e-cigarette and cigar
US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Apr 26, 2018 11:51
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