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Connecticut Could See Cigar Taxes Go Up

A bill introduced into the Connecticut General Assembly could have cigars costing more this summer, as the governor is calling for a $1 increase on the current tax cap amongst a number of other increases that are part of his proposed budget.
added Feb 22, 2017 03:42

[Connecticut] Lawmakers Weigh Increasing Smoking Age To 21

It would cost the state millions of dollars to do so, but public health advocates are once again pushing legislation that would raise the legal age for the purchase and use of tobacco products from 18 to 21.
added Feb 14, 2017 13:01

[Connecticut] Malloy’s cigarette tax could earn the state $60 million

With a $1.5 billion budget deficit, Connecticut's governor suggests increasing the tax on cigarettes could be worth $60 million to the state's General Fund. Cigarettes set customers back nearly $10 a pack at Hamden News and Cigar, whose owner, Babu Patel
WTIC Fox 61 (Hartford, CT)
added Feb 11, 2017 00:47

Connecticut governor seeks cuts, labor savings, to close budget hole

Additional measures to generate revenue include hiking tobacco taxes
added Feb 10, 2017 02:25

[Connecticut] Plain Old Vaping Gives Way to ‘Dripping’ Among Teenagers, Study Says

A new Yale University study of high school students in Connecticut, published in the journal Pediatrics, suggested that the approach was gaining favor among teenagers as a way to produce more flavorful clouds of vapor and “a stronger throat hit.” Of the
New York Times
added Feb 8, 2017 01:03

New data details Connecticut’s smoking problem

new trends and technologies being presented as a safer alternative to tobacco use are creating more problems than solutions. “We see more youth doing hookah, thinking that it is not dangerous,” she continued. “It is dangerous. Vaping or electronic cigar
Westfair Business Publications Online
added Jan 28, 2017 20:57

[Connecticut] Proposed Bill Would Increase Legal Smoking Age from 18 to 21

Connecticut lawmakers and the public are set to debate a bill that would increase the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 statewide. The discussion comes as the American Lung Association gives the state an F for efforts to control smoking
NBC Connecticut
added Jan 25, 2017 18:21

VIDEO: American Lung Association gives Connecticut a ‘D’ on report card

A B, a C, a D and two Fs. Not what you want to see on your kid’s report card, and not want lung health advocates want to see when it comes to the tobacco policies of the state of Connecticut.
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:20

[Connecticut] New White House press secretary's grudge against the media dates back DECADES to when he was on the student council – and his college paper called him 'Sean Sphincter'

what inflamed Spicer was the kicker. 'The policy also will not correct the current policy of creating smoking and non-smoking rooms for self-scheduled exams, according to an amendment added by Sean Sphincter, house senator of JA,' according to the articl
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 23, 2017 13:23

[Connecticut] Sean Spicer’s War With the Media Goes Back to His College Days

1993, when The College Voice’s “This Week in Assembly” column detailed an amendment to ensure that an antismoking regulation would not affect existing rules for the creation of smoking and nonsmoking rooms for exams, sponsored by one “Sean Sphincter.”
New York Times
added Jan 23, 2017 13:01
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