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[Florida] Reynolds Rejected by Court on $20 Million Smoker Award

The justices today refused to hear a joint appeal from R.J. Reynolds and Vector Group Ltd. (VGR)’s Liggett unit. A jury said the two companies were responsible for the death of Janie Mae Clay, who smoked for 40 years and died in 2003 of lung disease.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Nov 29, 2012 14:39
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[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Tobacco Attorney - Our Lawyers Help Victims Defeat Big Tobacco Companies

Kelley / Uustal is committed to helping victims and their families seek justice against Big Tobacco.
Kelley / Uustal – Justice For All
added Sep 18, 2012 00:22
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[Rhode Island] LETTER: A Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

Providence, R.I., is fighting to protect our children from tobacco. We took the ruling by the Food and Drug Administration banning flavored cigarettes a step further by banning the sale of other candy- and fruit-flavored tobacco products.
New York Times
added Sep 13, 2012 06:41
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[Florida] Jackson County Man Dies After Winning Tobacco Company Civil Suit

Back in March, a Jackson county jury agreed with Emmon Smith that R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company caused his lung cancer, which he was diagnosed with 20 years ago.
WMBB-TV (Panama City, FL)
added Sep 6, 2012 08:18
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Democratic National Convention Won’t Like North Carolina Tobacco Stocks AOI, RAI & LO, Should You?: Small Stock Gems

Tobacco stocks Alliance One International (AOI), Reynolds American (RAI) and Lorillard Inc. (LO) are based in North Carolina where the Democratic National Convention is taking place.
SmallCap Network
added Sep 4, 2012 18:30
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[California] Ashes still hot on cigarette battle

Even with a law passed and new "no smoking" signs going up at Furman Park this week, those on the two sides of the cigarette debate still feel like arguing.
The Downey (CA) Beat
added Aug 18, 2012 19:33
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[Canada] AUDIO: A beach party targeting candy-flavoured tobacco products

Smokers may beg to differ, but a local poll suggests more people than not prefer smoke-free local beaches. That from the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit, which also tells us members of its youth program HEAT will head to Port Dover beach on the last day o
CD98.9 (Simcoe, ON) (ca)
added Aug 17, 2012 03:13
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Teens and Tobacco Use: Why Declines in Youth Have Stalled

Tobacco use in dropped sharply between 1997 and 2003, but since then the rate of decline has slowed. Between 2009 and 2011, it nearly ground to a halt. Why?
TIME Magazine
added Aug 12, 2012 18:55
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[North Carolina] NC teen smoking rates hit all-time low

According to the 2011 N.C. Youth Tobacco Survey, the state's middle school smoking rate dropped to 4.2 percent in 2011. During that time, the high school rate dropped to 15.5 percent.
Richmond County (NC) Daily Journal
added Aug 2, 2012 12:52
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[Ohio] Smokeless tobacco marketing towards tweens

Gone are the days of the small circular tin holding chewing tobacco or dip. Now there are new-shaped tins, similar to an Altoid mint box, that contain nicotine-filled "mints" that are being marketed towards the younger crowd, typically children ages 11-1
Canton (OH) Repository
added Jul 27, 2012 13:56
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