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[Canada] Helping smokers quit sparks Guelph vape shop owners

Proposed provincial legislation to regulate the sale and use of e-cigarettes has the owners of Ponyboy Vapes concerned about the future of their business less than a month after they opened a new store downtown on Wyndham Street.
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:37
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[Florida] Hundreds of Engle lawsuits thrown out

A Florida appeals court has dismissed nearly 10 percent of the pending Engle progeny lawsuits against U.S. tobacco manufacturers, citing improper claim submissions by a law firm. The court's ruling Wednesday affects 750 Engle lawsuits filed by The Wilner
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 12, 2014 10:35
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[Africa, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Zim hosts tobacco growers’ indaba

Zimbabwe is hosting the International Tobacco Growers’ Association Africa meeting which starts in Harare today. More than 20 delegates from member countries - Zimbabwe, Kenya, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi, South Africa and Tanzania - are expected to atten
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 5, 2013 17:45
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[Pennsylvania] Roll-your-own cigarette shops move to form private smoking clubs

Owners of several tobacco shops that charged customers to use $35,000 cigarette-rolling machines until changes in federal law made the practice illegal are looking to establish private smoking clubs. Like other fraternal organizations, the nonprofit smo
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Dec 27, 2012 12:31
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[Canada] St. John's school bans electronic cigarettes, students still vaping

Waterford Valley High in St. John's says it has zero tolerance for electronic cigarettes, but some students say the new smokes are popular on and off school grounds. "The [vice] principal ... made an announcement that he doesn't want any vaping in school
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 16, 2015 08:04
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[Canada] Gasping for a solution to Hamilton's murky smoking bylaws

they are constantly surrounded by their neighbour’s smoke, which seeps up through the floorboards and vents. ... The laws around smoking in multi-unit buildings (both public housing and private properties) are murky and often misunderstood by even the lan
Metro (ca)
added Jul 30, 2014 05:36
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[Florida] Lorillard, Reynolds Hit With $3.8M Verdict In Engle Suit ($$)

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Tobacco Co. were slapped with $3.8 million in damages Friday in a lawsuit in Florida state court brought by the widow of an attorney who died of lung cancer after decades of smoking. The total verdict was for $5.8
Law360
added Sep 23, 2013 20:01
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[Canada] Grant: Illegal tobacco is costing Alberta $100M a year

Contraband tobacco is setting up shop in Alberta. That means lost tax revenues for the province, circumvention of health standards and regulations, and easy access to tobacco for minors...Alberta raised tobacco taxes by more than 10 per cent in the spri
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Oct 10, 2015 13:23
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Reynolds loses another “Engle” case in Florida

A Palm Beach County jury awarded $6 million in compensatory damages and $14 million in punitive damages Monday to plaintiff Gwendolyn Odom... Stephen Pope, managing partner for Spotlight Ideas in London, said the remaining tobacco manufacturers’ Engle exp
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 25, 2014 16:06
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[Florida] Fla. Court Halts Suits By Engle Opt-Out Plaintiffs ($$)

In three separate rulings, Florida's First District Court of Appeal said the statute of limitations on the claims by the three plaintiffs began to run in 1997 when they opted out of the Engle v. Liggett Group class, which was decertified in 2006 by the F
Law360
added Jan 6, 2014 13:35
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