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[Florida] Appeals court overturns tobacco settlement due to Duval judge's 'critical misunderstanding'

ruled that a Duval County judge used flawed logic in 2011 when awarding a Jacksonville family nearly $15 million ... there has to be evidence that “addiction was the legal cause” of a disease, which the 1st District Court of Appeal said was not the case w
Florida Times-Union
added May 20, 2013 09:11
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[Canada] Smoking while driving with kids is illegal

in some areas - including B.C. - it is already illegal to smoke in a vehicle if in the presence of children. Those caught smoking in a vehicle with children under 16 are subject to a $109 fine. Since 2006, several communities across North America have
The NOW Tri-Cities (ca)
added May 23, 2014 11:08
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National forum on the future of tobacco control in Canada: What we heard

The expiry of the current Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (FTCS) in March 2018 presents an opportunity to modernize the federal approach, reduce the burden of tobacco use on all Canadians and strengthen Canada's role as a world leader in public health.
Canada.ca (ca)
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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[North Dakota] SWEANOR/WARNER: Their View: Measure 4 wrongly targets all tobacco products

By all means, North Dakota should have a much higher cigarette tax. But Measure 4's proposed increased tax on smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes sends the message that all tobacco and nicotine products are equally dangerous. This is not true and has the
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Sep 5, 2016 02:07
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Starbucks Smoking Ban Starts Today: Customers To Boycott Starbucks, First Chain To Say No To Smokers on Patio [VIDEO]

Starbucks' smoking ban begins today, and several customers have shown their resistance to the Starbucks' ban on smoking by boycotting the store and its products.
KpopStarz.com
added Jun 2, 2013 11:10
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[Korea - South] KT&G dominates cigarette market

Korea's leading cigarette manufacturer, KT&G, remains the top player in the local market over international giants. Last year, the company held 62 percent of the market share.
Korea Times (kr)
added Mar 26, 2013 14:35
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[Canada] Hookah pipes banned in licensed Toronto establishments

Dozens of hookah bars across the GTA may soon be closing up shop after city council voted overwhelmingly in favour of banning the use of hookah pipes inside licensed establishments in the city. City councillors voted 34-3 in favour of the ban on the pip
CityNews CP24 (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:28
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[Florida] Jury increases Delray Beach woman's tobacco verdict to $20 million ($$)

A jury returned to a Palm Beach County courtroom to decide how much to punish R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for the 1993 lung cancer death of a Boynton Beach woman. When it on Friday awarded Odom $6 million for losing her 58-year-old
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Jun 23, 2014 23:20
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[Canada] VIDEO: Students using e-cigarettes to get high, police warn

Police in Edmonton are warning parents in Alberta and across the country that several students at local high schools have been caught using e-cigarettes to get high.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 9, 2014 17:10
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[Solomon Islands] WE’VE REACHED CRISIS POINT

“Second-hand smoke has now reached crisis point in Solomon Islands,” Dr Geoff Kenilorea of the Ministry of Health, warned. “This is a big issue and one that we must address.
Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Jan 20, 2014 00:52
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