Sen. Blumenthal rallies against cigar commercials

Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he's happy the Orange Bowl committee and the NCAA decided against a sponsorship deal with a cigar company. Earlier this month, Blumenthal joined a petition letter lead by

News 12 Staff

Dec 28, 2011, 9:06 PM

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Sen. Blumenthal rallies against cigar commercials
Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he's happy the Orange Bowl committee and the NCAA decided against a sponsorship deal with a cigar company.
Earlier this month, Blumenthal joined a petition letter lead by senators Dick Durbin and Frank Lautenberg asking the committees to reconsider the proposed three-year sponsorship with Camacho Cigars.
Blumenthal says the associations are making a good example for young sports fans by not going forward with a deal.
The senator says he plans on continuing his efforts to keep kids in Connecticut smoke free.


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