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[Connecticut, West Virginia] LETTERS: Magazine Magazine readers respond to stories on tobacco, workplace advice

I have lived in Maryland for 30 years now, and don’t know whether tobacco companies still recruit poor children in Appalachia. I do know that poor children in West Virginia suffer from many of the same living conditions described in this article, but th
Washington Post
added Oct 27, 2016 14:58

[Connecticut] Branford Parks/Beaches Adopt No Smoking Policy

For the health of the Branford Community and in keeping with the Branford Parks and Recreation Department’s philosophy of providing “….positive leisure time and promoting physical and emotional enrichment” we are pleased to announce that the Branford Rec
added Oct 18, 2016 00:04
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Connecticut] KRIST: Another View: Do we really want more lawsuits from foreign investors?

The ISDS arbitration panel later ruled against the tobacco company on procedural grounds, but many civil society organizations believe similar suits can restrict the ability of regulators to protect public health. Australia did finally relent in the TPP
Torrington (CT) Register Citizen
added Sep 30, 2016 20:30

[Connecticut] State Supreme Court to Review Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Marlboro

Vincent Bifolck filed the wrongful death lawsuit in federal court on behalf of his wife, Jeanette Bifolck... Bifolck argues that Marlboro knowingly designed and manufactured the cigarettes in a way...liable under the Connecticut Product Liability Act, but
Connecticut Law Tribune
added Sep 17, 2016 15:22

[Connecticut] State Supreme Court to Hear Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Marlboro

Vincent Bifolck filed the wrongful death lawsuit in federal court on behalf of his wife, Jeanette Bifolck, a 42-year-old woman who died from lung cancer he claims was caused by years of smoking Marlboro and Marlboro Light cigarettes designed and marketed
Connecticut Law Tribune
added Sep 13, 2016 16:06

[Connecticut] Federal regulation of e-cigarettes already affecting local stores

The impact we will see in Connecticut involves the products on the shelves of your local vape shop. At the White Buffalo in New Haven, owner Sasha Zabar has more flavors of E-juice, the liquid in electronic cigarettes, than ever before. What the start of
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Aug 8, 2016 22:14

[Connecticut] Low cost and desire to quit smoking spur prolonged e-cigarette use among youth

Youth who continue to use e-cigarettes tend to cite low cost and desire to quit smoking as reasons for vaping...those who reported trying e-cigarettes to quit smoking were 14 times more likely to continue vaping. However, the long-term benefits of using
Yale News
added Aug 8, 2016 13:49

The Wilton Bulletin Connecticut has nation's second highest cigarette tax rate

Connecticut has the nation’s second highest cigarette tax rate at $3.90, following the state’s 25-cent tax increase that went into effect July 1. According to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK), New York has the nation’s highest cigarette tax rate
Wilton (CT) Bulletin
added Jul 18, 2016 00:58

[Connecticut] VIDEO: Hamden Bans Smoking In Town Parks

Hamden is the latest town to ban tobacco products at its parks, after the town’s legislative council this week passed an ordinance proposed by Mayor Curt Leng to ban smoking and smokeless tobacco use, effective October 1st. Leng says the intent is not t
CBS Connecticut
added Jul 7, 2016 22:54

[Connecticut] State Cigarette Tax To Increase Friday

Among the new laws taking effect Friday is the second of two planned increases in the state's cigarette tax. It will rise 25 cents to $3.90 a pack, making it the second highest cigarette tax rate in the nation. Lawmakers imposed a phased-in 50 cent incre
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jul 1, 2016 20:54
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