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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.

09/03/2014

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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.

02/14/2014

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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.

10/09/2013

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Study: Smoking Could Make Hangovers Worse

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

12/06/2012

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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.

09/01/2011

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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.

06/23/2011

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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.

03/28/2011

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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 […]

03/03/2011

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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.

02/09/2011

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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.

01/31/2011

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