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[New York] For Teenage Smokers, Removing the Allure of the Pack

Fixes looks at solutions to social problems and why they work.
New York Times Blogs
added Aug 1, 2012 15:34

[New York] Haverstraw village agrees to repeal tobacco display law

The village of Haverstraw Board of Trustees has approved the settlement with the plaintiffs who filed a federal lawsuit against the village, challenging the village's local law restricting tobacco-product displays in stores.
Politics on the Hudson (The Journal News blog)
added Jul 17, 2012 19:49

[Florida] Cigar shop owners take action on possible regulations

With the law not specific yet on cigar regulations, the cigar industry wants Congress to protect premium brands from standards imposed on cigarettes, such as requiring new health-warning labels, banning certain flavors and limiting the sizes and shapes o
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jul 2, 2012 00:45

Trade pact could weaken Australia's tobacco fight

There are concerns a new trade agreement between the US, Australia and several other Pacific nations could weaken Australia's defences against challenges to its planned tobacco packaging laws.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 14, 2012 12:46

Tobacco Industry Vet Freudenthal Joins Imperial Tobacco Group

Appointed region director, Americas, president & CEO of Commonwealth - Altadis
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 8, 2012 00:00

[Florida] Tobacco manufacturers appeal to U.S. Supreme Court on Engle progeny lawsuits

The manufacturers say in their 432-page petition that they are asking for clarity on whether previous court rulings should be allowed as evidence, as well as whether their due process has been compromised. “While the class put on evidence of myriad purp
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 30, 2017 16:44

[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $15 Million Tobacco Verdict for Smokers Widow; Attorney: Hillsboro County Jurys $12 Million in Punitive Damages Signals Disgust for Deceptive Practices

Jurors found that Johnny Lima, who was 60 when he died in 1994, was addicted to R.J. Reynolds’ cigarettes containing nicotine. Lima left behind his wife, a son and three daughters, grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. “Mr. Lima’s story is another in t
KPLC-TV Channel 7 - NBC (Lake Charles, LA)
added Apr 26, 2017 17:00

[Florida] Tampa jury awards widow of chain smoker $15 million in big tobacco lawsuit

The jurors concluded Mary Lima should be compensated after her husband, Johnny Lima died at age 60 from a smoking-related illness caused by his nicotine addiction. Lima, a grocer and restaurateur in the Tampa area, started smoking two packs a day in the
WFLA TV (Tampa, FL)
added Apr 22, 2017 12:40

[Canada] Changes coming to Windsor's smoking bylaws

Windsor City Council voted to update the city's smoking bylaws to include a number of outdoor spaces. The smoking ban will apply to city parks, beaches, trails, bus shelters, marinas, as well as recreation centres and conservation areas.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 4, 2016 21:59

[Canada] Strata heads to B.C. Supreme Court to get senior smoker to butt out

A strata council’s fight to force a cigarette-addicted army veteran to quit lighting up in his condo opened Tuesday in B.C. Supreme Court. The council is seeking a court order against Langley senior Paul Aradi, claiming he’s been warned numerous times to
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 13, 2016 06:43
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