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[Illinois] 'We're not the no-smoking police'

University of Illinois campus went smoke-free Jan. 1, and that means no more smoking indoors or out on university property. ...But police won't have no-smoking patrols scouring tailgates for offenders. "We're not the no-smoking police," said UI Deputy Po
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Aug 30, 2014 19:41

[Canada, New York] Truck driver arrested after more than 15,000 kg of tobacco seized at border crossing - Truck NewsTruck News

A trucker is in some serious heat after the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), the RCMP and the Sûreté du Québec tobaccoworked together to discover he had attempted to smuggle more than 15,000 kg of contraband tobacco at the Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle po
Truck News (ca)
added Aug 30, 2014 18:24
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Nebraska's high court: Allowing smoking in cigar bars unconstitutional

Cigar lovers may get another month before having to snuff their stogies. That’s the typical time between the Nebraska Supreme Court issuing a ruling and the ruling being formally delivered to the lower court. Until then, Hobert Rupe, executive director o
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Aug 30, 2014 18:22

Fears brew in Omaha area that Nebraska high court ruling will 'kill the cigar business'

Area cigar bars were reeling after the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled it illegal for them to allow smoking in their establishments. John Larkin, the owner of Jake’s Cigars and Spirits in Omaha and Lincoln, said the ruling will “kill the cigar business.” He
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Aug 30, 2014 18:19

[Minnesota] E-cigarettes regulated in Edina

E-cigarettes are now included in Edina’s ordinance regulating cigarettes. The ordinance also includes electronic delivery devices in the definition of tobacco-related devices, requiring any business selling these items to hold a city tobacco license.
Sun Newspapers (MN)
added Aug 30, 2014 18:17

Alternatives to cigarette smoking may still pose a risk to human health due to over-use

A recent literature review study by researchers at the University of Miami (UM) suggest that small dosages of nicotine found in cigarette substitutes could be harmful to human musculoskeletal system, due to overuse. The findings are reported in the Globa
added Aug 30, 2014 18:17

[Florida] Cooper v. RJ Reynolds

Outcome Hung Jury - Mistrial / defendant tobacco companies, including R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris, and Liggett, argue that Cooper's larynx cancer did not "manifest" itself prior to the cut-off date to fall within Engle.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2014 18:13

[Florida] Thoracic Surgeon Testifies on Cause of Smoker’s Lung Cancer in Engle Progeny Tobacco Suit

A thoracic surgeon testified be believed that decades of smoking, rather than tubercular scarring or dust exposure, was the main cause of the lung cancer that killed David Ellsworth, the focus of Hubbird v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., an Engle progeny toba
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2014 16:20

[Florida] Baum v. RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co

Defendants contend that Baum was a smoker by choice rather than an addict. Defendants also claim that plaintiff is not an Engle class member because Baum suffered from tracheomalacia unrelated to his smoking. Sessions This proceeding is currently in pro
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2014 16:19

[Florida] VIDEOS: Ken Ellis v. RJ Reynolds

Defendants contend Owens never wanted to quit smoking and challenge the assertion that her lung cancer was smoking-related. Sessions This proceeding is currently in progress.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 30, 2014 16:17
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