Connecticut

Coventry, Conn. Bans Smoking on Town Property

With a unanimous 6-0 vote on Monday, the Coventry Town Council passed a ban on the smoking of tobacco and cannabis products on town-owned property….

Vernon, Conn. Bans Smoking in Parks, Town-Owned Properties

In response to concerns over the “congregation of large and disruptive crowds” in town-owned parks, Vernon, Conn. has banned smoking on all town-owned properties. It…

Connecticut Flavored Tobacco Ban Bill Advancing in Senate

A bill that would seek to ban the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products in the state of Connecticut cleared its first hurdle earlier…

Connecticut’s Minimum Tobacco Purchasing Age Increases Today

The minimum age to purchase tobacco products or e-cigarettes in the state of Connecticut is now 21. Today, the state’s tobacco purchasing age increase goes…

New Britain, Conn. Bans Smoking in Parks and City-Owned Properties

At its meeting on Wednesday, New Britain’s Common Council passed a ban on the use of tobacco in all forms—including e-cigarettes—as well as the use…

Connecticut Governor Signs Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

On Tuesday, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed HB 7200 into law, a bill that will raise the state’s minimum age to purchase tobacco products, e-cigarettes…

Connecticut Senate Passes Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

On Friday, the Connecticut Senate gave its approval to HB 7200, a bill seeking to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in the…

Connecticut Senate Passes Beach Smoking Ban

The state of Connecticut is one step closer to banning smoking and vaping on state park beaches. Wednesday night, the Connecticut Senate passed S.B. 752…

Connecticut House of Representatives Passes Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

On Thursday, the Connecticut House of Representatives gave its nearly overwhelming support to a bill that would raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products…

Meriden, Conn. Approves Tobacco Purchasing Age Increase

At its meeting this week, the Meriden City Council approved a proposal that will raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products and tobacco alternatives…

Trumbull, Conn. Raises Tobacco Purchasing Age

At its most recent meeting, the Trumbull Town Council unanimously approved an ordinance raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21-years-old, joining a…