Legislation targets student use of e-cigarettes

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro held a press conference at Jonathan Law High School Tuesday to talk about legislation she re-introduced in the hopes of keeping electronic cigarettes out of the hands of people under age 18. DeLauro and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty first introduced the Stop Tobacco Sales to Youth Act in 2015. The legislation would ensure that Internet and mail order … read more

CT Pulse: Vaping among local teens a growing concern

On Wednesday, Jan. 10, CT Pulse is talking e-cigarette use among local teens and why some researchers and school officials are concerned. We talk with Peter Yankowski, a reporter at The Ridgefield Press, who interviewed students, parents and school officials about vaping among middle school and high school students in town. Read it here. Melissa McGarry, of the Trumbull Partnership … read more