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[Connecticut, Florida] The Tobacco Cases

CIPOLLONE CASE The plaintiff in Cipollone v. Liggett Group was Rose Cipollone, who began smoking in 1942, when she was 16 years old. Shortly before she died of lung cancer in 1984 at the age of 58, her husband sued the company that manufactured the ciga
American Museum of Tort Law
added Oct 4, 2015 11:33

Proposed Bill Could Bring Connecticut Tobacco to Cuba

Democrat Chris Murphy held a round table discussion with Connecticut tobacco growers to hear their take on the issue. ... The Freedom to Export to Cuba Act would also remove a president’s authority to impose future embargoes, and repeal the prohibition on
NBC Connecticut
added Oct 2, 2015 21:27

Connecticut e-cigarette restriction laws start today

"The concern with e-cigarettes in saying that they're ok would be bringing back sort of a normalization of smoking,” said Dr. Michelle Petrucelli, emergency physician, Hartford Hospital. “Something that was seen in the 50s and 60s. We've worked decades t
WFSB (Hartford, CT)
added Oct 2, 2015 15:33

[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Set 21 as the legal smoking age

The bill, called the Tobacco to 21 Act, is a move that’s long overdue. It’s no hyperbole on the senator’s part when he says the bill would save “thousands of lives and millions of dollars by snuffing out smoking before it starts.”
Connecticut Post
added Oct 2, 2015 13:42

[Connecticut] Study shows alcohol relapse and cigarette smoking correlation

Smokers recovering from alcohol dependence often continue smoking in an effort to alleviate the discomfort of withdrawal...But the researchers determined that this cigarette use has an adverse impact on patients’ likelihood of staying sober in the long-r
Yale Daily News
added Sep 29, 2015 13:08

[Connecticut] Galas, Celtic Music, Scotch & Cigars, Fairs Are All Part of This CT Weekend

For some, there is no better way to start the weekend that with a glass of good Scotch and an even greater cigar. Enjoy both at Hartford’s Carbone’s Ristorante on Thursday, Sept. 24. The outdoor dinner and more benefits First Tee of Connecticut, an organ
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Sep 25, 2015 11:02

[Connecticut] IN THE JOURNALS Use of e-cigarettes to vaporize marijuana common among teens

“The results of this study provide important evidence that high school students are using e-cigarettes to vaporize cannabis,” researcher Meghan E. Morean, PhD, of the department of psychology at Oberlin College, and colleagues wrote. “At this time, the r
added Sep 25, 2015 08:14

[Connecticut] The Ongoing Battle Against Tobacco

Vivek Murthy made an appearance Thursday morning at Gateway Community College...applauded New Haven for their effective efforts on combatting tobacco through the city’s construction of a three-part plan to help eradicate the use of tobacco products throug
The Charger Bulletin (University of New Haven)
added Sep 23, 2015 19:18

[Connecticut, Kentucky] Teens using e-cigarettes to vaporize pot

Blayne Hogue, owner of Vapor Vision, an e-cigarette shop in Danville, said he believes people are using e-cigarettes to vape a number of illicit drugs. “I know that some people will crush up pills and vape those,” said Hogue. “People are resourceful when
Danville (KY) Advocate-Messenger
added Sep 22, 2015 11:48

[Connecticut] High School Students’ Use of Electronic Cigarettes to Vaporize Cannabis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Rates of vaporizing cannabis using e-cigarettes were high. These findings raise concerns about the lack of e-cigarette regulations and the potential use of e-cigarettes for purposes other than vaping nicotine.
added Sep 17, 2015 11:16
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