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[Connecticut] For Teens, Vaping Today May Lead to Smoking Tomorrow

When teens smoked an e-cigarette during one month, they were up to seven times more likely to smoke tobacco in the future, researchers found. "Youth using e-cigarettes were consistently more likely to smoke," said study author Krysten Bold, an associate
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 4, 2017 15:46
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[Connecticut] Tobacco Industry Launches Ads On Dangers Of Smoking

“The budget that was just passed by the legislature also eliminates the funding for tobacco control for the next two years,” he said. “So assuming no changes are made, we will go four years without a single cent being earmarked for tobacco control, despi
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Dec 1, 2017 16:05
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[Connecticut] Smoking banned in New Haven public housing

Elm City smokers don't like a rule which will make public housing smoke-free, but the Housing Authority of New Haven said it had no choice. Sitting on a couple of benches, a group gathered for a morning smoke on Monday. "We've been smoking cigarettes
WFSB (Hartford, CT)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:17
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[Connecticut] Doctors grapple with where e-cigarettes fit in for smoking cessation

The vaping industry added nearly $512,000 to the state's coffers last fiscal year, but not everyone thinks that's a good thing. Proponents see vaping — which typically involves a battery-powered device that produces a nicotine-laced vapor or aerosol inha
Hartford (CT) Business Journal
added Nov 28, 2017 17:17
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[Connecticut] Doctors grapple with where e-cigarettes fit in for smoking cessation

Dr. Mario Perez... is conducting a study that seeks to determine differences in how smoking and vaping impact airways. He said inflamed airways is one of the negative effects from smoking conventional cigarettes, so he is trying to determine if vaping ha
Hartford (CT) Business Journal
added Nov 28, 2017 16:39
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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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