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[Connecticut] Hamden smoking ban may be expanded to all public areas

Hamden Mayor Curt Leng is hopeful about a proposed new smoking ban that would extend a current ban to all public areas in the city. The new ban, to be debated Monday night, is an expansion of a current ban on smoking in parks. Approved last July, that ba
WTIC Fox 61 (Hartford, CT)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:04
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: No smoking near Meriden city-owned buildings

The ordinance bans smoking within 25 feet of doors, windows and air intakes of city buildings such as the police and fire departments and City Hall. City officials said the ban is in the interest of public health.
WFSB (Hartford, CT)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:23
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[Connecticut] Meriden City Council bans smoking outside city buildings

City Council voted Monday night to ban tobacco use within 25 feet of doorways, windows and air intakes of municipal buildings. The ordinance, recommended by the city Health and Human Services Department, prohibits smoking tobacco and any form of nicotine
Meriden (CT) Record-Journal
added Jul 18, 2017 12:50
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[Connecticut] 2nd Circuit Panel Orders New Trial Over Punitives In Tobacco Suit ($$)

on July 7 ordered a new trial on punitive damages only in a suit brought by a woman who claimed that a defect in her cigarettes caused her larynx cancer following a Connecticut Supreme Court decision that held that Connecticut’s common law rule, which lim
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 18, 2017 03:17
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[Connecticut] Appeals court upholds damages against Reynolds in Conn. case

the jury found plaintiff Barbara Izzarelli was at fault for 42 percent of her illness, which reduced Reynolds’ liability to $7.98 million in compensatory damages and $3.97 million in punitive damages...The Izzarelli case is one of the most prominent non-E
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 11, 2017 08:43
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Court upholds $28M verdict in Connecticut smoker case

A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York also ruled Friday that the case will be sent back to the trial court to see if the company must pay additional damages. Norwich resident Barbara Izzarelli sued the Winston-Salem, N
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 10, 2017 01:02
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VIDEO: Tobacco Troubles In Connecticut

shade tobacco is down from 700-plus acres six years ago to less than 150 acres today, and experts fear we could be seeing the end of a century-old Connectiuct agricultural tradition.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jun 17, 2017 15:14
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[Connecticut] Sovereign Health's Chief Scientific Officer Veena Kumari, Ph.D., Presented on 'Nicotine Addiction in Schizophrenia' at Yale University School of Medicine

Dr. Kumari's presentation discussed the reasons for the elevated smoking rates in people with schizophrenia. emphasizing that theories on this behavior is related to sensory gating (blocking or inhibiting certain stimuli) and cognitive deficits in this d
PR Newswire
added May 27, 2017 23:29
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[Connecticut] Senate bickers, adjourns, without a vote on smoking ban

A bill that would ban cigarette smoking at state beaches might become the casualty of a partisan argument in the Senate between Democrats and Republicans, who are split 18-18
Connecticut Post
added May 25, 2017 22:40
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[Connecticut] Undercover minors used to help reduce underage tobacco sales

has a strict policy: he IDs everyone. It’s how he passed the test when a 17-year-old was working undercover for the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) tried to buy a tobacco product from him on Thursday.
WTIC Fox 61 (Hartford, CT)
added May 13, 2017 01:43
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