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[Connecticut] GRZELAK: Bill to raise tobacco age in CT highlights out of touch political class

This bill goes far beyond outlawing tobacco until age 21. This bill is a direct shot at every single citizen of Connecticut. Our all-knowing politicians in Hartford are telling you this: you are totally unintelligent, irresponsible and immoral. Therefore
Daily Campus (U. of Connecticut)
added Apr 4, 2018 20:25
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: Kids join fight to raise minimum age for buying tobacco

Kids and adults were at the State Capitol on Wednesday, urging lawmakers to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products. The Public Health Committee approved a bill raising the legal age from 18 to 21. Among the groups at the capitol on Wednesday w
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Mar 30, 2018 00:25

[Connecticut] Bill raising tobacco age of purchase passes committee

State residents younger than 21 may soon be banned from buying tobacco, e-cigarettes or vapor products under a law under consideration by the General Assembly. The legislative Public Health Committee approved the change with significant bipartisan suppor
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Mar 27, 2018 14:44

Youth Across Connecticut Speak Up in Support of Raising the Tobacco Sales Age to 21

Mobilize Against Tobacco for Connecticut's Health (MATCH), is partnering with Connecticut youth leaders who are standing out and speaking up in support of raising the minimum tobacco sale age to 21 .Youth are hosting events across the state to give their
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2018 15:03

New York, Connecticut Report Highest Lung Cancer Survival Rates

A new report by the American Lung Association shows lung cancer patients in Connecticut and New York are among the earliest to be diagnosed and have some of the best survival rates in the country.
WSHU (Fairfield, CT)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:08
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Connecticut has second highest lung cancer survival rate

The association’s inaugural LUNG FORCE State of Lung Cancer report examining national and state lung cancer statistics... Roughly 2,700 people in Connecticut are expected to be diagnosed with lung cancer this year, and roughly 1,500 are projected to die
Connecticut Post
added Mar 10, 2018 17:36

Connecticut has second highest lung cancer survival rate

Connecticut lung cancer patients have some the highest survival rates and rates of early diagnosis in the country, according to a new report from the American Lung Association. The association’s inaugural LUNG FORCE State of Lung Cancer report examining
Norwalk (CT) Hour
added Mar 8, 2018 00:59

[Connecticut] Tobacco lawsuit resolved in favor of former Norwich woman

Izzarelli, then of Norwich, sued the Winston-Salem, N.C., company in 1999 after having her larynx removed at age 36 due to laryngeal cancer. She had started smoking Salem Kings menthol cigarettes in the 1970s, at age 13, during a time when the company re
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:57

[Connecticut] Tobacco lawsuit resolved in favor of former Norwich woman

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up cigarette-maker R.J. Reynolds' appeal of former Norwich resident Barbara Izzarelli's $28 million jury award for smoking-related cancer, a development her attorney said signals that Connecticut is a favorable
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 3, 2018 02:32

[Connecticut] $28.1M judgment upheld in former Norwich woman’s suit against tobacco company

A tobacco company is on the hook for paying $28.1 million to a former Norwich woman who developed cancer after she began smoking at the age of 12. Her’s is the first smoker’s case to come to trial in Connecticut and the first jury verdict ever to be ret
Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Mar 1, 2018 13:51
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