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CVS Stops Tobacco Sales 1 Month Early

As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation’s second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.


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Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of Smoking

A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.


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Killingly Rejects Tobacco Ban For Town Rec Areas

Killingly officials have rejected a proposed ban on tobacco use in town recreation areas.


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Study: Smoking Could Make Hangovers Worse

A new study has learned that hangovers could hurt even more for smokers.


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Judge Upholds $28 Million Judgement in Smoking-Cancer Case

A federal judge has upheld a $28 million judgment against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in the case of a Connecticut smoker who developed larynx cancer.


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New London May Ban Smoking In Parks

The New London City Council is considering a ban on smoking in city parks.


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Legislation Would Expand Smoking Bans

A tough new ban on smoking in the workplace in Connecticut has won broad approval in its first test in the legislature.


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$16 Million Interest In Tobacco Award

JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A federal judge has awarded nearly $16 million in interest to a smoker who already had won $12 million against a tobacco company in the first […]


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Proposal Would Ban Smoking In Private Clubs

Connecticut lawmakers are considering a bill that would end the exemption that allows people to smoke in private clubs.


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Call For Medicaid To Help Smokers Quit

The group Mobilize Against Tobacco for Connecticut’s Health is pushing for Connecticut’s Medicaid program to offer services that help needy clients stop smoking.



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