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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Asks For Recall After E-Cigarette Explodes In Stratford Man's Mouth

After an electronic cigarette exploded in a Stratford man's mouth, knocking out his teeth and sending him to the hospital, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is redoubling his efforts to regulate the devices. "Anybody who is smoking an e-cigarette ought to be
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Dec 27, 2016 01:42
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: Fire dept. issues warning after e-cig explodes in man's mouth

The warning comes after an e-cigarette exploded in one man's mouth, knocking out two of his teeth and cracking two others a few weeks ago. "Right in his mouth," says Lt. Robert Daniel. "Some of the witnesses stated it sounded like an M-80 going off."
News 12
added Dec 15, 2016 11:17
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: EXCLUSIVE: MAN SPEAKS OUT AFTER E-CIGARETTE EXPLODES IN MOUTH

"The vape decided to blow up. I didn't know what happened until five minutes later. When I was on the floor, I woke up, I was unconscious, I was missing two teeth, my hand was black from the smoke of the vape blowing up," said Manny Almodovar, the victim
WABC-TV Ch. 7
added Dec 15, 2016 11:15
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[New Jersey] National Report: Connecticut Tied for Last in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Connecticut is one of two states, along with New Jersey, that have budgeted zero state funds... Connecticut will collect $519.7 million in revenue this year from the 1998 state tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend none of it on tobacco pre
PR Newswire
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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[Connecticut] As vaping gains popularity, warnings increase of dangers

The Vapor Place offers customers U.S.-manufactured vaping equipment and e-liquids where ingredients are clearly listed on labels. Nicotine levels vary in strength from 12 mg to 0 mg, where a 6 mg concentration equates to what would be in one pack of ciga
Norwich (CT) Bulletin
added Dec 12, 2016 06:31
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New Report Will Help Guide Connecticut Legislation On E-Cigarettes

Johnson said what is most alarming is that 7.2 percent figure of those smoking e-cigarettes is an increase from 2.4 percent smoking e-cigarettes back in 2011, according to a 2015 Connecticut Youth Tobacco Surveillance report compiled by the Department of
CTNewsJunkie.com
added Dec 10, 2016 17:48
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[Connecticut] Worker admits he accepted food stamps for cigarettes, bongs

A Connecticut grocery store worker has admitted in federal court that he unlawfully allowed customers to exchange food stamps for cigarettes, bongs, hookahs and glass smoking pipes. Prosecutors say 40-year-old Raul Monarca-Gonzalez pleaded guilty Monday
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 30, 2016 05:45
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New “Secondhand Smoke” raising concerns in Connecticut

They are striving to create awareness of what is being labeled, the “new secondhand smoke” – wood burning smoke. “One of the reasons it’s a problem is the particulates in wood smoke are so small,” said Alderman. Smoke she says can travel for half a mil
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Nov 18, 2016 18:25
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[Connecticut] Department of Revenue Services MEDIA release

A three-month investigation by the Department of Revenue Services (DRS) resulted today in the arrest of a Trumbull Connecticut man, the seizure of more than $53,000 in cash, 5,000 packs of cigarettes, 53,000 counterfeit Connecticut cigarette tax stamps an
Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (DRS)
added Nov 15, 2016 06:26
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[Connecticut] Tobacco tax efforts draw unexpected support, detractors

voters seeing the onslaught of TV ads on behalf of both can be excused if they don't know what to believe. After all, tobacco companies are largely financing the campaigns for both tax measures, spending nearly $18.5 million combined. Equally counterintu
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 30, 2016 22:26
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