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Bill On Smoking In Cars With Children Progresses

A bill that would bar people from smoking inside a vehicle when there’s a child inside is progressing through the Connecticut legislative process.

03/30/2015

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Driver Suffers Minor Injuries In West Hartford Rollover Accident

West Hartford police and a repair crew from Eversource were called to South Main Street in West Hartford this morning after a car hit a utility pole and flipped over.

03/16/2015

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Doctors Warn Sitting Disease Could Become The New Smoking

But that efficiency can be deadly. For years, health experts have been warning about sitting disease, where sitting for long periods of time glue to your office seat, car seat, or in front of the TV could be hazardous.

11/05/2014

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Milford Considering Smoking Ban At Recreation Areas

Milford’s Recreation Department is considering a smoking ban at Little League fields and possibly parks, beaches and other recreation areas.

09/29/2014

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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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