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Proponents of raising Connecticut smoking age question fiscal impact

A spokeswoman for the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, and American Lung Association, said the calculations provided by the Office of Fiscal Analysis assume “all smokers between the
New Haven (CT) Register
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Keep those butts off our beaches

By this summer, Old Lyme is expected to join the list. It makes sense for all Connecticut communities to find a way to keep their parks and beaches tobacco free. Two states – Maine and Oregon – have regulations banning smoking at state-owned parks and be
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 25, 2017 20:55
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal’s former firm remembers ‘a brilliant lawyer’

before questioning Judge Neil Gorsuch, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal harkened back...it is more than a quarter century since Blumenthal left his own private practice behind for an extended run in public service, first as Connecticut attorney general with a
Stamford (CT) Advocate
added Mar 24, 2017 12:21
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[Connecticut] Bill could raise legal smoking age to 21

There’s a bill to raise the legal smoking age in the state of Connecticut from 18 to 21. You know you have to be at least 21 to buy alcohol here in Connecticut. But now some lawmakers want the same laws for cigarettes. This bill would also make 21 the mi
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:45
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[Connecticut] ‘Kick Butts Day’ urges tobacco legislation

For ‘Kick Butts Day’ on Wednesday, some of Connecticut’s most prominent public health advocates called on state lawmakers to pass legislation that will help young people from ever getting addicted. On Kick Butts Day, kids encourage their peers to be toba
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Mar 17, 2017 21:03
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MURPHY, LARSON, COURTNEY CALL FOR ACTION TO PROTECT CONNECTICUT SHADE TOBACCO INDUSTRY FROM ‘DECEPTIVE’ MISLABELING BY FOREIGN COMPETITORS

Connecticut Tobacco Growers Are Being Undercut By Foreign Growers Who Are Mislabeling Products As “Connecticut” Products
US Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.)
added Mar 15, 2017 16:15
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Connecticut Could See Cigar Taxes Go Up

A bill introduced into the Connecticut General Assembly could have cigars costing more this summer, as the governor is calling for a $1 increase on the current tax cap amongst a number of other increases that are part of his proposed budget.
HalfWheel
added Feb 22, 2017 03:42
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[Connecticut] Doctor-lawmaker tries to restrict smoking in tobacco country

AP - Associated Press
added Feb 19, 2017 16:04
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[Connecticut] Lawmakers Weigh Increasing Smoking Age To 21

It would cost the state millions of dollars to do so, but public health advocates are once again pushing legislation that would raise the legal age for the purchase and use of tobacco products from 18 to 21.
CTNewsJunkie.com
added Feb 14, 2017 13:01
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[Connecticut] Malloy’s cigarette tax could earn the state $60 million

With a $1.5 billion budget deficit, Connecticut's governor suggests increasing the tax on cigarettes could be worth $60 million to the state's General Fund. Cigarettes set customers back nearly $10 a pack at Hamden News and Cigar, whose owner, Babu Patel
WTIC Fox 61 (Hartford, CT)
added Feb 11, 2017 00:47
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