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  • Sec. 12-285c. Restrictions on shipping cigarettes. Unlawful delivery of cigarettes. Penalty. Civil Penalty.

  • Sec. 12-295a. Purchase by, or sale to, minors. Penalties. Suspension of licenses. Appeals.

  • Sec. 17b-278a. Coverage for treatment for smoking cessation. 

  • Sec. 19a-342. Smoking prohibited. Exceptions. Signs required. Penalties. 

  • Sec. 21a-157. Communicable diseases bar to employment. Examination. 

  • Sec. 31-40q. Smoking in the workplace. Designation of smoking rooms.

  • Sec. 31-40s. Smoking or use of tobacco products outside of the workplace.

  • Sec. 53-198. Smoking in motor buses, railroad cars and school buses.

Connecticut Public Acts

  • PA 07-175. An Act Increasing Penalties for the Sale of Cigarettes or Tobacco or Tobacco Products to Minors. 

  • PA 07-180. An Act Concerning Fire Safe Cigarettes

Connecticut Case Law

  • Batte-Holmgren v. Commissioner of Public Health 281 Conn. 277 (2007)
    (Declaratory judgment; action by plaintiff restaurant owners to declare unconstitutional legislation that expanded statutory (§ 19a-342) smoking ban prohibiting smoking in certain restaurants and cafés but not in casinos and private clubs; whether legislation violated equal protection clause of state and federal constitutions)

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