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CASE: The Wages of Smoking / Is $23.6 billion too much in punitive damages?

Reynolds lawyers inadvertently made this point themselves by announcing that a mere $100-million judgment would not affect their behavior. That strategy backfired ...Conservatives should have no principled objections to harsh punishment of companies that
National Review
added Jul 24, 2014 11:11
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GRAVES: Smoke gets in your eyes

The massive roadblock thrown in the path of medical science to educate the public on the dangers of tobacco smoking seems eerily similar to today's concerted denigration of climate scientists. The fundamental origin of the opposition is exactly the same
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Jul 24, 2014 10:55
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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Regulate e-cigarettes

In light of the Oregon Legislature’s disappointing failure to approve even moderate restrictions on electronic cigarettes in this year’s session, local governments, including Lane County, should fill the regulatory void with bans on the sale and marketing
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jul 24, 2014 10:53
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[Austria] Prison terms for illegal cigarette manufacturers

In what the judge described as the largest financial criminal case ever tried in Austria, the regional court of Wels (Upper Austria), convicted five out of six defendants on Wednesday for illegally manufacturing cigarettes.
The Local Austria (at)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:52
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[Wisconsin] EDITORIAL: Ban e-cigarettes from indoor workplaces

Just as tobacco smokers have a right to smoke, but are prohibited from doing so inside indoor workplaces because of the harmful effects to others, e-cigarette users should face the same restriction for the same reason. In this case, given what we do and
Appleton (WI) Post-Crescent
added Jul 24, 2014 10:50
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[Illinois] Local Manufacturers Market Electronic Cigarettes to Jails

Create a cigarette substitute for prisoners. That was the goal for the founders of NeUll's more than a year ago, and in the middle of June this year, they launched their jail-safe electronic cigarette. "It's clear. You see all of the components here on t
WMBD WYZZ TV (Peoria, IL)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:48
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[UK] Number of children trying smoking drops to record low

NHS statistics show one in five pupils aged 11 to 15 have tried cigarettes, the lowest level since records began in 1982
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:46
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[Spain] Smoking traffic bust

POLICE in Malaga have detained a man who they caught in flagrante transporting 2,400 packets of cigarettes, 5,584 bags of rolling tobacco and 17 boxes of cigars of various brands; arresting officers calculate the value of the haul to be more than €61,000
Euro Weekly News (es)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:45
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[UK] Smokers cost employers thousands each year according to British Heart Foundation research endorsed by Ashford-based training consultancy HR+ Limited

uit smoking, according to new research. Training consultancy HR+ Limited, based in Ashford, has endorsed research revealing that smokers cost British firms more than £8bn in lost productivity every year.
Kent Online (uk)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:44
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Lana Del Rey Can't Get Through A Show Without A Cigarette

Lana Del Rey often chooses to play outdoor festivals instead of indoor gigs because she can't get through a whole show without smoking. The Summertime Sadness hitmaker admits she is an addict, and often plans her concert schedule around her habit.
ContactMusic.com (uk)
added Jul 24, 2014 09:44
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