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LETTER: Why jury found tobacco companies partly responsible for smoker’s death.

As a member of the jury, I would like to respond. … When we speak of responsibility, if you are a company selling an unusually dangerous product, designed to addict when used as directed, shouldn’t that come with some shared responsibility? At least towa
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added May 13, 2013 02:58
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GRIER: The Case Against a Smoke-Free America

There is such thing as a refined taste for tobacco, and enjoying it in moderation.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Dec 20, 2012 12:08
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[Canada] Tobacco Lawsuit Dismissed

An unusual, $500-million class-action lawsuit by tobacco farmers that accuses the federal and Ontario governments of turning a blind eye to contraband tobacco, seriously undermining the legal cigarette industry in the process, has hit a brick wall.
National Post (ca)
added Aug 16, 2012 11:59
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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
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[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
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[Czech Republic] Shining more light on tobacco company tactics

Two papers in PLoS Medicine this week highlight again the tactics used by the tobacco industry when attempts are made to regulate them.
PLOS Blogs
added Jun 27, 2012 13:37
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[UK] Tobacco industry treated 'shabbily'

Lord Naseby has encouraged ministers to end a policy of keeping their distance from tobacco firms
MSN UK (uk)
added Jun 21, 2012 00:48
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[Australia] DAUBE: Why work with Big Tobacco?

tobacco company executives . . . know that they are in the business of peddling a lethal drug. But the outcomes of the work done by otherwise respectable consulting, advertising, public relations, lobbying and legal companies that work for Big Tobacco ar
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 14, 2012 12:44
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[Florida] New push to ban flavored tobacco in Deltona

The head of the Volusia County Health Department said children are getting their hands on candy-flavored tobacco products and getting hooked on smoking.
Baynews 9 (Tampa, FL)
added Jun 5, 2012 15:01
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[Indiana] New cigars celebrate lounge lifestyle

The Times of Northwest Indiana
added May 8, 2012 13:29
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