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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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[Connecticut] Hamden smoking ban may be expanded to all public areas

Hamden Mayor Curt Leng is hopeful about a proposed new smoking ban that would extend a current ban to all public areas in the city. The new ban, to be debated Monday night, is an expansion of a current ban on smoking in parks. Approved last July, that ba
WTIC Fox 61 (Hartford, CT)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:04
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[Connecticut] Danbury-area school officials alarmed by increase in vaping

Vaping, or “smoking” electronic cigarettes powered by nicotine, has surpassed every other tobacco product in popularity among high schoolers, according to 2016 reports from the Connecticut Department of Health. Use of e-cigarettes by youth has tripled in
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Aug 7, 2017 19:11
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[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Our view: Finally, a key to the smoking crisis is addressed

while last week’s FDA announcement was welcome news to health advocates, it’s going to drag its feet on e-cigarettes, giving makers four more years to comply with a review of products already on the market. Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids president Matthe
Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Aug 7, 2017 19:23
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: No smoking near Meriden city-owned buildings

The ordinance bans smoking within 25 feet of doors, windows and air intakes of city buildings such as the police and fire departments and City Hall. City officials said the ban is in the interest of public health.
WFSB (Hartford, CT)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:23
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[Connecticut] Meriden City Council bans smoking outside city buildings

City Council voted Monday night to ban tobacco use within 25 feet of doorways, windows and air intakes of municipal buildings. The ordinance, recommended by the city Health and Human Services Department, prohibits smoking tobacco and any form of nicotine
Meriden (CT) Record-Journal
added Jul 18, 2017 12:50
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