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[Missouri] FLYNN: All For Want of a Good Five-Cent Cigar

Michael Brown lost his life after pursuing his unrestrained, but not unrequited, love for Swisher Sweets, which he heisted from a Ferguson, Missouri, shopkeeper... he revolted against the tax man. A dead kid, looted stores, a torn community—all for the wa
American Spectator
added Aug 22, 2014 23:46
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[New York] Medical Monitoring Cause of Action Rejected in One of Three Stand-Out Cases

One of the most highly anticipated product liability decisions of the year came when the Court of Appeals considered in Caronia v. Philip Morris USA12 whether under New York law current or former longtime heavy smokers who had not been diagnosed with a sm
New York Law Journal
added Aug 22, 2014 20:07
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[Canada] BETWEEN: CITY OF VANCOUVER CLAIMANT AND: ABDOLABBAS ABDIANNIA CARRYING ON BUSINESS AS AHWAZ HOOKAH HOUSE AND ABDOLHAMiD MOHAMMADIAN, CARRYING ON BUSINESS AS PERSIA SMOKE SHOP, ALSO KNOWN AS PERSIAN TEA HOUSE DEFENDANTS (PDF)

I find both Defendants guilty as charged
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Aug 22, 2014 20:01
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Virginia’s McDonnell Tells of Pursuing Loan From Businessman

McDonnell said there was nothing illegal and no favors done in exchange for the loan from the wealthy businessman, Jonnie R. Williams Sr. “My administration hadn’t done anything for him,” Mr. McDonnell testified as his trial’s fourth week concluded. “He’s
New York Times
added Aug 22, 2014 18:17
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[Florida] 11th Circ. Denies Fees For Withdrawn Atty In Tobacco Suit ($$)

a Florida attorney could not collect fees for litigation work he did for Aldar Tobacco Group LLC because he voluntarily withdrew from the case before the case settled and Aldar recovered money. A three-judge panel for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a dist
Law360
added Aug 22, 2014 13:25
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Lawsuit Challenges USDA’s Failure to Collect Tobacco Buy-Out Assessments from Tribal Manufacturers ($$)

Troutman Sanders LLP
added Aug 22, 2014 13:23
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[Alaska] Kenai adds e-cigarettes to smoking ordinance

After hearing about the potential health concerns of electronic cigarettes at its preview two meetings, the Kenai City Council Wednesday night passed an ordinance for e-cigs to be regulated the same as smoking tobacco.
Kenai Peninsula (AK) Clarion
added Aug 22, 2014 13:22
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More studies examine e-cig risk

How safe are electronic cigarettes and what public health role could they play in reducing the risk from consuming tobacco products? As the tobacco industry, consumers and public health advocates continue to wait on the Food and Drug Administration – fiv
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 22, 2014 13:21
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NACS FILES COMMENTS WITH FDA ON E-CIGARETTE RULEMAKING

expressed support for the proposed provision requiring retailers to ensure that anyone who seeks to purchase e-cigarettes is at least 18 years of age. ...NACS opposed a provision that would require sellers of individual cigars to place a warning statement
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Aug 22, 2014 13:20
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[North Carolina] Wilson Tobacco Market marks 125th year this week

It was September 1890 when the Wilson Tobacco Market opened for its first season of selling the golden leaf. Advertisements in The Wilson Mirror, the newspaper at the time, urged growers to haul their tobacco to Wilson to sell because they could save mon
InsuranceNewsNet.com
added Aug 22, 2014 13:17
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