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[Canada] VIDEO: Ottawa eyes hookah smoking ban in Toronto

With a large number of hookah bars here, there are a lot of nervous people tonight wondering what this means for their businesses. Smoking tobacco in hookah bars has been banned for some time in Ontario, under the ‘Smoke Free Ontario’ Act but now Toronto
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:24
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[New York] Muni Tobacco Bonds Rally Most Since January on N.Y. Settlement

High-yield municipal tobacco bonds rallied by the most since January after New York reached a settlement with cigarette companies that freed up $550 million of funds, fueling speculation that other states will follow suit.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 21, 2015 15:10
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[Africa] Cuban Tobacco Factory to Open New Plant in Morocco

The Economist, in its September 21st edition, reported that Habanos is preparing to implement the first factory for the manufacture of tobacco products in the Casablanca region. According to the same source, the company scheduled to launch in December 2
Morocco World News (ma)
added Sep 21, 2015 20:59
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[Florida] SANTOS V. PHILIP MORRIS, ET AL. LIVETrial

In this Engle progeny tobacco suit, Rebecca Santos claims defendant tobacco manufacturers concealed the dangers of smoking, fueling a nicotine addiction and leading to a smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 11, 2015 10:50
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[Florida] Trio of Tobacco Companies Cleared in $15M Lung Cancer and COPD Suit

Jurors answered “no” to the initial questions of whether Fannie Collar, a smoker for 50 years according to her attorneys, was addicted to nicotine and whether that addiction caused her lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Collar, 81, w
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 1, 2015 20:03
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[Canada] Could Facebook or Twitter help you quit smoking? Using social media to kick the habit means you're 'TWICE as likely to succeed'

After 3 months, 32% of people using social media-based support had quit This was compared to 14% of people given phone-based support Experts said social media sites are a good way of reaching people who may not use more traditional smoking cessation meth
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 11, 2015 14:02
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Oman health: The Sultanate prohibits tobacco trade in all forms

Muscat: Sale of chewing tobacco in all its forms and brands is strictly prohibited in Oman, the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) has reiterated. Speaking to the Times of Oman, a senior PACP official said that the law was enacted as chewin
Times of Oman (om)
added May 4, 2015 19:32
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[Florida] Jury holds Reynolds liable for $25 million

A Florida jury voted Tuesday to make R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. liable for $25 million in punitive damages in a case involving Thomas and Bettye Ryan. The amount was $3.5 million requested by the plaintiffs.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 23, 2015 11:26
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FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT

On April 17, 2015, Reynolds American Inc. issued an earnings release... • the possibility of being required to pay various adverse judgments in the Engle Progeny cases and/or other litigation; • the substantial payment obligations with respect
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Apr 17, 2015 12:30
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Planned U.S. subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco names new head

The planned U.S. subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group Plc is changing its top executive — even before the subsidiary legally exists. The company said Thursday it has named David Taylor, chief financial officer of Lorillard Inc., as chief executive of ITG
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 27, 2015 16:19
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