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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Cigarette smokers are trashing scenic bayfront: Letters to the editor

I often think when we go down to the bayfront that if the city would invest in some smoker poles, maybe we wouldn’t have as many cigarette butts littering the area. But then I think that maybe if the smokers were responsible and respectful of our beautif
Erie (PA) Times-News
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[Massachusetts] Chelmsford among communities with age 21 tobacco restriction

The effort to increase the tobacco sales age limit to 21 years will undoubtedly cut into the revenue of convenience stores, including the 7-Eleven Dennis Lane has owned for 44 years. The loss would be unfortunate for business, he said, but it’s not why
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Legislature advances public health in state

Tobacco should not be sold under the same roof as medications and other health-care products. We hope that Baker signs the package into law and puts Massachusetts in the forefront of the nationwide effort to discourage smoking and vaping by teenagers.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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CVS Health and Truth Initiative Challenge All Women's Colleges to Go Tobacco-Free

CVS Health and Truth Initiative® are calling upon women's colleges in the United States to apply for their grant program dedicated to helping colleges and universities advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies.
PR Newswire
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[North Carolina] State Health Plan Quits QuitlineNC, Switches To CVS Caremark's MinuteClinic

will switch from QuitlineNC to CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic. The former contract cost the plan $1.3 million per year, and State Treasurer Dale Folwell said the new contract will cost $862,000, a savings of $479,000. With CVS locations across the state, F
WUNC-FM (Chapel Hill, NC)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[Asia, India] Now, more city youth hooked to e-cigarettes despite doctors’ warning

The youth of Vijayawada have taken to electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes or e-cigs), which puts them at a risk of getting addicted to yet another form of nicotine-intake. The trend of ‘vaping’, inhaling and exhaling the smoke produced by e-cigs, is beco
New Indian Express (in)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[Africa, South Africa] DREYER: New bill makes it harder for smokers to choose reduced risk products

The proposed Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill, currently open for public comment, seeks to limit the marketing and information that retailers can give to customers...• Warren Dreyer is the owner of JJ Cale Tobacconists.
News24 (za)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:56
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Florida Still a Dismal Swamp for Cigarette Makers Fighting Death and Injury Claims

With the huge backlog of cases–and trials moving at a rate of only 30 to 50 per year–there is a chance of many claims dying with plaintiffs or their elderly survivors before they can be tried. It isn’t easy to secure a trial date, said Howard Acosta,
FairWarning
added Jul 25, 2018 17:32
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Florida Still a Dismal Swamp for Cigarette Makers Fighting Death and Injury Claims

With the huge backlog of cases–and trials moving at a rate of only 30 to 50 per year–there is a chance of many claims dying with plaintiffs or their elderly survivors before they can be tried. It isn’t easy to secure a trial date, said Howard Acosta,
FairWarning
added Jul 25, 2018 17:32
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$5M Verdict Smacks Philip Morris, RJR at Trial Over Florida Woman's Fatal Lung Cancer

A nearly $3 million punitive verdict last week capped a $5 million total award to a Florida man for the role a jury found the country’s two largest cigarette makers played in his wife’s cancer death. Kaplan v. Philip Morris, CACE 08025823.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 25, 2018 17:23
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