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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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[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
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[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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WalletHub: How much does it cost to smoke in Connecticut?

The site found that Connecticut is the third most expensive state for smokers both over a lifetime and over the course of one year.
Connecticut Post
added Jan 17, 2017 19:12
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[Connecticut] KRISHNAN-SARIN: Youths, E-Cigarettes A Bad Combination

Never in my career as a scientist have I seen such a rapid and widespread increase in use by youths of something containing an addictive substance....Adolescents, parents and teachers need to know that these products do not just produce benign water vapor
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02
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[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Cheshire smoking ban worth supporting

Town Council recently voted to hold a public hearing on the proposal... It’s in this spirit that Cheshire’s proposed ordinance should be viewed, not as a punitive measure (as in catching smokers and fining them) but as a measure to discourage smoking and
Meriden (CT) Record-Journal
added Jan 1, 2017 23:05
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Asks For Recall After E-Cigarette Explodes In Stratford Man's Mouth

After an electronic cigarette exploded in a Stratford man's mouth, knocking out his teeth and sending him to the hospital, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is redoubling his efforts to regulate the devices. "Anybody who is smoking an e-cigarette ought to be
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Dec 27, 2016 01:42
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: Fire dept. issues warning after e-cig explodes in man's mouth

The warning comes after an e-cigarette exploded in one man's mouth, knocking out two of his teeth and cracking two others a few weeks ago. "Right in his mouth," says Lt. Robert Daniel. "Some of the witnesses stated it sounded like an M-80 going off."
News 12 (Yonkers, NY)
added Dec 15, 2016 11:17
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: EXCLUSIVE: MAN SPEAKS OUT AFTER E-CIGARETTE EXPLODES IN MOUTH

"The vape decided to blow up. I didn't know what happened until five minutes later. When I was on the floor, I woke up, I was unconscious, I was missing two teeth, my hand was black from the smoke of the vape blowing up," said Manny Almodovar, the victim
WABC-TV Ch. 7
added Dec 15, 2016 11:15
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[New Jersey] National Report: Connecticut Tied for Last in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Connecticut is one of two states, along with New Jersey, that have budgeted zero state funds... Connecticut will collect $519.7 million in revenue this year from the 1998 state tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend none of it on tobacco pre
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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