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[Connecticut] State gets dismal report card on tobacco control

The report points to several weak spots in Connecticut for which the state received an F, including the lack of state funding for tobacco prevention programs. According to the report, the state is one of only two in the nation that provide no money for t
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Jan 25, 2018 01:06
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[Connecticut] State gets dismal report card on tobacco control

Connecticut got unimpressive grades — including two Fs — for its tobacco policies in the American Lung Association’s annual “State of Tobacco Control” report. The report, now in its 16th year, grades states and the federal government on policies aimed a
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Jan 25, 2018 01:05
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[Connecticut] Adolescents more likely to smoke when they like the taste

discovered that e-cigarette flavors differently affect patterns of e-cigarette usage between adolescent and adult populations. These findings provide researchers with a greater understanding of the consequences of the availability of a wide range of e-cig
Yale Daily News
added Jan 18, 2018 19:16
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[Connecticut] Lifetime costs of being a smoker in CT? About $2.1 million

WalletHub did a survey looking at the true per-person cost of smoking in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Researchers looked at such expenses as the lifetime and annual cost of a cigarette pack per day, health care expenditures, income
Connecticut Post
added Jan 17, 2018 20:17
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[Connecticut] Two indicted in $5.8M tobacco tax fraud scheme

A federal grand jury in Bridgeport has returned a 13-count indictment against two tobacco wholesalers who are charged with defrauding the state of approximately $5.8 million in taxes due on tobacco products imported into the state.
Westfair Business Publications Online
added Jan 16, 2018 00:23
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[Connecticut] Feds Say Tobacco Dealers Bilked State Of $5.8 Million In Taxes

Federal prosecutors said Friday they have indicted two Bridgeport tobacco wholesalers for cheating the state out of $5.8 million in taxes owed on tobacco products shipped into Connecticut. Pavan Vaswani, 39, of West Haven, and Rishi Malik, 45, of Fairfie
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 15, 2018 23:13
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[Mexico, Connecticut] LAFAIVE/NESBIT: Cigarette Tax Hike: Smuggling Up, Revenue Down

In writing several academic studies on cigarette taxes, we have built a statistical model to measure cigarette smuggling between states, as well as to and from Mexico and Canada. Through 2015, Connecticut had the 15th highest smuggling rate in the nation
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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[Connecticut] More evidence that youth e-cig use promotes cigarette smoking (not the other way around)

Krysten Bold and her collages at Yale just drove a big stake through the heart of that (already implausible) argument. In their paper “Trajectories of e-cigarette and conventional cigarette use among youth” published in Pediatrics they followed Connecti
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:54
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[Connecticut] Statewide Narcotics Task Force Make Arrests Following Hartford Search Warrants

detectives seized over $30,000.00 in US currency, 13 Cartons of untaxed cigarettes, 164 Grams of Heroin, 45 grams of Cocaine, 29 Grams of Fentanyl, 88 Grams of a white powder suspected to be Fentanyl, cutting agents and packaging material.
Office of the Governor (CT)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:25
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[Connecticut] Teens Vaping E-Cigarettes Up To 7 Times More Likely To Smoke Later, But Not Vice Versa

The study’s findings call into question claims from some harm reduction e-cigarette advocates that teens may be likely to use e-cigarettes to quit smoking, suggested Klein. “E-cigarette products were not part of young people’s efforts to quit,” Klein wr
Forbes
added Dec 5, 2017 17:04
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