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CT and NY receive mixed grades in new ‘State of Tobacco...

Connecticut is one of two states that does not fund tobacco prevention programs.

American Lung Association faults CT and NY on tobacco policies

Connecticut was graded a D on offering access to tobacco cessation services and New York got an F for tobacco prevention and for cessation funding.

Westchester ups age for tobacco, e-cigarette sales to 21

Lawmakers said that the new measure will reduce the number of new smokers and the likelihood of new addictions to vaping products.

Trial to begin in Bridgeport against Philip Morris in smoker’s death

The lawsuit alleges 42-year-old Jeanette Bifolck died in 2000 as a result of having smoked the company’s Marlboro and Marlboro Lights since the early 1970s.

New data details Connecticut’s smoking problem

The state spent nothing last year on tobacco reduction and prevention policies.

Connecticut ranks third in survey of healthiest states

Nonetheless, the state has elevated levels of smoking, obesity and chlamydia.