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[Connecticut] City Halfway To Stop-Smoking Outreach Target

So reported Harp administration officials Thursday. They updated the public at City Hall on their effort to make the city tobacco free, six months after passing an ordinance prohibiting the use of tobacco in public spaces.
New Haven (CT) Independent
added Jan 11, 2016 18:30

[Connecticut] Panel looking at smoking in cars ban broadens review

A legislative task force is grappling with the best way to protect children from secondhand smoke, especially those riding in a vehicle with a smoker. The study panel was created after a bill that would have banned smoking in cars with young passengers
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 11, 2016 00:56

1,100 Cartons of Untaxed Cigarettes Seized in Connecticut

Maximiliano Reyes-Cadena, 43, and Epifanio Razon-Almonte, 57, of New Britian, were arrested for alleged trafficking of fraudulently stamped cigarettes and untaxed tobacco products, the Department of Revenue Services said. Justin Bieber Asked to Leave Me
NBC Los Angeles
added Jan 9, 2016 17:31

[Connecticut] As Smoking Rates Drop, Medicaid Recipients Twice As Likely To Smoke

Connecticut's Medicaid program is among the most aggressive in the nation in trying to help enrollees kick the habit, according to the CDC. It is one of only nine state Medicaid programs that in 2015 covered individual and group cessation counseling as
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 8, 2016 21:58
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[Connecticut] Ralph Nader’s museum battles claims US is too litigious

The cases showcased by the museum — in the 81-year-old activist’s 7,000-strong home town of Winsted — range from asbestos and tobacco litigation to the case of a spilled cup of McDonald’s coffee.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 1, 2016 17:56

[Connecticut] Wallingford ‘vape’ shop owners say product helps quit smoking, while studies cite health risks

When three area residents opened All The Vapors, a business that sells various products for electronic nicotine delivery systems, they wanted to create an environment to help people quit smoking cigarettes.... Mayor William W. Dickinson Jr. said he had no
Meriden (CT) Record-Journal
added Dec 16, 2015 18:57

[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
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