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[Connecticut] One Stolen Cigarette Ends in 5-Year Jail Sentence for New London Man

Skinner attempted to rob the Ravi Mart at 268 Bank St. in New London in October 2014. The clerk refused to give Skinner any money after recognizing that he was a regular customer. He left with one cigarette, police said.
added Dec 16, 2015 18:06
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[Connecticut] Thinking about quitting smoking? There’s help available

“One of the university’s top priorities is the health and well-being of its students, faculty, and staff,” says Lisa Kimmel, senior wellness manager of Being Well at Yale. “We understand that quitting tobacco is difficult and complex, and the university
Yale News
added Dec 3, 2015 00:16

[Connecticut] Legislators Study Ban On Smoking in Cars Carrying Children

A legislative task force studying the idea is expected to issue a recommendation by Jan. 1 for consideration in the 2016 session, which begins in February. . . .But at a meeting Tuesday, several speakers expressed skepticism that such a law was needed. "
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Dec 2, 2015 01:45

[Connecticut] Editorial: Proposed public housing smoking ban snatches more rights from the poor

We don’t believe that any of these officials pushing so hard for this federal rule would stand for the government telling them what to do in the privacy of their own homes. The question becomes, why do they think it’s acceptable for residents in public h
New Haven (CT) Register
added Nov 16, 2015 01:31

[Connecticut] Public-Housing Girds For Smoking Ban

some New Haven tenants said they aren’t ready to butt out in the privacy of their homes. They may not have a choice, if federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro prevails with the proposed rule change he announced
New Haven (CT) Independent
added Nov 13, 2015 23:55

Editorial: Connecticut lawmakers should leave car smoking ban to parents

lawmakers would be taking a step too far into our private lives. We’re all for more education and public awareness campaigns about the dangers of secondhand smoke. But turning over more parental responsibility to the government is a treacherous road to tr
New Haven (CT) Register
added Nov 13, 2015 02:27

[Connecticut] Yale to go tobacco-free

President Peter Salovey sent an email to the Yale community announcing that the University would become tobacco-free. Students widely criticized the timing of the email announcement, as the administration had at that point remained silent about two contro
Yale Daily News
added Nov 9, 2015 21:11

[Connecticut] Nicotine reduces aggressive episodes in mice and children with autism

Yale published two papers: one demonstrating that nicotine reduces aggression in three different types of mouse, and another finding that transdermal nicotine patches — those placed on the skin’s surface — alleviate aggression common in patients suffering
Yale Daily News
added Nov 4, 2015 15:03

[Connecticut] Task Force Explores Children's Exposure to Second-Hand Smoke in Cars

Earlier this year, time ran out on a bill that would have penalized drivers who smoke while transporting a child who is required to use a child safety seat. That bill's sponsor, Democratic State Rep. Henry Genga, as well as Republican State Rep. Noreen
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Oct 28, 2015 23:49

[Connecticut] Gene for nicotine addiction identified

determined that nicotine dependence can be associated with variants in a particular gene: CHRNA4. The study — the largest to date investigating the genetics of nicotine dependence — provided statistical evidence for the link between CHRNA4 and nicotine ad
Yale Daily News
added Oct 21, 2015 12:09
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