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Public To Comment On 1st-In-Nation Tobacco Ban

A proposed first-in-the-nation ban on sales of all tobacco and nicotine products has bitterly divided this small community, and health officials are bracing for an onslaught of opinions as they consider the move.


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CVS Changes Name And Stops Tobacco Sales 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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Schilling Blames Chewing Tobacco For Mouth Cancer

Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling has revealed that he is battling mouth cancer and he blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.


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CVS To Stop Selling Cigarettes, Tobacco Products At Its Stores Nationwide

CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide.


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Tobacco Shop Owner Draws 6 Months in Donovan Case

A Middlebury man who owned two roll-your-own tobacco shops in Waterbury has been sentenced to six months in prison for his role in a campaign financing scheme involving former state House Speaker Chris Donovan’s failed 2012 congressional campaign.


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Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.


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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 […]


UCONN Health Center Going Totally Tobacco Free

FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) _ The University of Connecticut Health Center is preparing to become an entirely smoke-free campus in a few weeks. Smoking has been prohibited since 1990 inside John Dempsey Hospital on the center’s […]