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[Connecticut] Court: Law doesn't bar suits against cigarette manufacturers

Cigarette manufacturers aren't immune to lawsuits by smokers who get sick, the state's highest court ruled Monday in a decision that bolsters the case of a smoker who was stricken with laryngeal cancer and won a $28 million judgment against R.J. Reynolds
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 25, 2016 20:50

Two Connecticut Men Charged With Running Contraband Tobacco Distribution Ring

they were purchasing large quantities of untaxed tobacco products out of state and distributing them to more than 20 retailers and wholesalers throughout the state, according to the state Department of Revenue Services. Algis Bagdonas, 50, of Burlington,
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Apr 7, 2016 19:53

[Connecticut] At the Owl Shop in New Haven, Smoking Is Encouraged

The scene reflects the vision of Glen Greenberg, a doctor’s son and a confirmed cigar smoker. Holed up in his pint-size office up a dark, winding staircase far from the noisy crowd, he exuded the quiet confidence of a man who had, at a critical moment, ma
New York Times
added Apr 1, 2016 20:17

[Connecticut] Study finds differences in smokers' brain connectivity

They found that smokers’ brains demonstrated different connectivity than nonsmokers’ when presented with imagery related to appetite, stress and relaxation. These findings show that smoking is associated with changes in neural functions, which could serve
Yale Daily News
added Mar 29, 2016 23:23

[Connecticut] Bill would raise the smoking age to 21

Although the potential revenue loss may be unacceptable during the state’s current budget crunch, anti-smoking advocates on Friday called for support of legislation that would raise the age that young adults can purchase cigarettes from 18 to 21.
Connecticut Post
added Mar 19, 2016 01:55

[Connecticut] Bipartisan group of lawmakers seek to raise smoking age

is seeking to increase the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products in Connecticut to help discourage young people from smoking. Democratic and Republican legislators announced support Friday for a bill to raise the minimum purchas
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 19, 2016 01:40

[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Vaping is trending, but is it safe?

The states may be taking reasonable measures to regulate this new “vaping” industry, but we fear that it won’t be any more effective than their efforts on smoking cessation.... This is not a good track record, and Connecticut has not distinguished itself
Meriden (CT) Record-Journal
added Mar 15, 2016 13:44

[Connecticut] E-cigs excluded from Ansonia ordinance banning tobacco products

But the aldermen heard their pleas and voted to allow use of electronic cigarettes in the ordinance, which still bans cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco from city-owned parks and fields. During the hearing, Schwarzenberg made a passionate argument a
New Haven (CT) Register
added Mar 9, 2016 18:06

[Connecticut] VIDEO: Push to raise Conn. smoking age to 21

the committee on public health is putting forward a bill that would up the legal age for buying cigarettes to 21. Senator Mae Flexer is co-sponsor. “Other states have done this, in many cities across the country more than 120 cities have raised the age f
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Mar 5, 2016 13:48

[Connecticut] Health Professionals Back Ban On Smoking In Cars With Kids

A public hearing on the legislation was held Wednesday. A similar proposal last year drew questions and concerns from lawmakers and a task force was created to study the issue. That task force recently issued its report. "Children in vehicles with a smo
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Mar 2, 2016 20:21
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