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[Connecticut] Bill could raise legal smoking age to 21

There’s a bill to raise the legal smoking age in the state of Connecticut from 18 to 21. You know you have to be at least 21 to buy alcohol here in Connecticut. But now some lawmakers want the same laws for cigarettes. This bill would also make 21 the mi
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:45

[Connecticut] Doctor-lawmaker tries to restrict smoking in tobacco country

AP - Associated Press
added Feb 19, 2017 16:04

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
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