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[Connecticut] "21+ Reasons Why" Showcases Support for Tobacco 21

Today, a new online exhibition, "21+ Reasons Why," launched showcasing the many reasons why Connecticut parents, students, and concerned citizens support increasing Connecticut's tobacco sale age to 21.
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:37

[Connecticut] Candy or nicotine? Flavored e-cigarettes manipulate brain activity

Researchers from the Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science found in a recent study that advertisements for flavored e-cigarettes may override negative perceptions of tobacco products, especially in youth. Their brains process these advertisements as
Yale Daily News
added Apr 17, 2018 20:40

[Connecticut] Juuling sweeps through universities, high schools

Juuling has become popular at Yale, as many students see the Juul as a safer alternative to cigarettes....Juuling must not be a serious issue because so many people in high school and college are doing it. “People rip their Juuls in lectures,”
Yale Daily News
added Apr 14, 2018 01:51
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How picking tobacco in Connecticut influenced King's life

King himself once worked as a manual laborer, earning his first wages in the tobacco fields of Connecticut. He later recalled that his time in the state helped form his view...experienced for the first time life outside of the segregated South. In his le
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Apr 4, 2018 20:32

[Connecticut] GRZELAK: Bill to raise tobacco age in CT highlights out of touch political class

This bill goes far beyond outlawing tobacco until age 21. This bill is a direct shot at every single citizen of Connecticut. Our all-knowing politicians in Hartford are telling you this: you are totally unintelligent, irresponsible and immoral. Therefore
Daily Campus (U. of Connecticut)
added Apr 4, 2018 20:25
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: Kids join fight to raise minimum age for buying tobacco

Kids and adults were at the State Capitol on Wednesday, urging lawmakers to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products. The Public Health Committee approved a bill raising the legal age from 18 to 21. Among the groups at the capitol on Wednesday w
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Mar 30, 2018 00:25

[Connecticut] Bill raising tobacco age of purchase passes committee

State residents younger than 21 may soon be banned from buying tobacco, e-cigarettes or vapor products under a law under consideration by the General Assembly. The legislative Public Health Committee approved the change with significant bipartisan suppor
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Mar 27, 2018 14:44

Youth Across Connecticut Speak Up in Support of Raising the Tobacco Sales Age to 21

Mobilize Against Tobacco for Connecticut's Health (MATCH), is partnering with Connecticut youth leaders who are standing out and speaking up in support of raising the minimum tobacco sale age to 21 .Youth are hosting events across the state to give their
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2018 15:03
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Connecticut has second highest lung cancer survival rate

The association’s inaugural LUNG FORCE State of Lung Cancer report examining national and state lung cancer statistics... Roughly 2,700 people in Connecticut are expected to be diagnosed with lung cancer this year, and roughly 1,500 are projected to die
Connecticut Post
added Mar 10, 2018 17:36

New York, Connecticut Report Highest Lung Cancer Survival Rates

A new report by the American Lung Association shows lung cancer patients in Connecticut and New York are among the earliest to be diagnosed and have some of the best survival rates in the country.
WSHU (Fairfield, CT)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:08
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