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Former Connecticut Woman's $28M Tobacco Verdict Stands

Former Norwich resident and smoker Barbara Izzarelli is in line to receive at least $28.1 million in damages against R.J. Reynolds after the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to hear the case.
Law.com
added Mar 1, 2018 14:30
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[Connecticut] $28.1M judgment upheld in former Norwich woman’s suit against tobacco company

A tobacco company is on the hook for paying $28.1 million to a former Norwich woman who developed cancer after she began smoking at the age of 12. Her’s is the first smoker’s case to come to trial in Connecticut and the first jury verdict ever to be ret
Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Mar 1, 2018 13:51
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[Connecticut] High Court Won't Review $28M RJ Reynolds Judgment ($$)

R.J. Reynolds is facing a possible boost to the punitive damages in a $28.1 million judgment in favor of a former Salem Kings cigarette smoker and laryngeal cancer survivor after the U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to review the Second Circuit’s finding
Law360
added Feb 27, 2018 21:35
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Lung Association’s Grades On Connecticut Tobacco Policies Are Abysmal, Again

“When states, the federal government, and even municipalities score high on these policies, we see fewer youths using tobacco products, more successful programs helping adults quit smoking, and reducing everyone’s overall exposure to second-hand smoke,”
Newtown (CT) Bee
added Feb 10, 2018 18:44
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Statewide Effort Launched To Support Raising Tobacco Sale Age in Connecticut

has recently launched Tobacco 21, an educational campaign to generate awareness and support for raising Connecticut's minimum tobacco sale age to 21. "About 95% of smokers begin smoking before the age of 21," explains Bryte Johnson, Government Relations
PR Newswire
added Feb 7, 2018 00:31
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[Connecticut] Malloy's Final Budget Includes Tax Increases, Cuts and Tolls

It increases the cigarette tax from $4.35 per pack to $4.60 per pack.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 5, 2018 22:56
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[Connecticut] Malloy Budget: Taxes, Tolls and Cuts

Malloy’s plan calls for increasing the cigarette tax to $4.60 per pack, which would be the highest state tax in the nation. Currently, Connecticut is tied with New York at $4.35 for the highest state tax. Some cities, like Chicago and New York City, impo
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Feb 5, 2018 22:56
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[Connecticut] Study: Vaping Can Lead To Smoking

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said. “The American public deserves thorough, immediate, and sustained [FDA] scrutiny of these products. FDA must fulfill its commitment to safeguard public health and use its full authority under the Tobacco Control Act to pr
CTNewsJunkie.com
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
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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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