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State Pushes To Raise Smoking Age to 21

State Pushes To Raise Smoking Age to 21

Justin Schwebel, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

A recent bill, authored by Connecticut Senator Mae Flexer, and introduced into the Connecticut General Assembly under the recommendation of The Connecticut Department of Public Health, aims to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21. S.B. No. 290, “An Act Concerning The Sale And Purchase Of Tobacco Product...

E-cigs take Staples

E-cigs take Staples

Katelyn DeAgro, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015

Though the practice of ‘Vaping” has been around since 1963, e-cigarettes have become a fad at Staples High School. They’ve even impacted the student body, from standing in the rain because of a fire alarm to smelling the fruity vapor walking through the halls. “It’s hard not to be aware...

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