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[Washington] Insurance Company Seeks Declaratory Judgment Against Tobacco Shop ($$)

claiming that it does not have a responsibility to defend a tobacco shop in a lawsuit because the insurance policy does not cover bodily harm (Atlantic Casualty Insurance Company v. Lilac City Vapor LLC, et al., No. 2:16-cv-00422, E.D. Wash.).
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 9, 2016 23:36

[New York] Bronx EMT suffers horror burns after e-cigarette explodes in his pocket as he is driving through Manhattan

An off-duty Bronx EMT ended up taking a ride in one of his own ambulances after suffering severe burns when an e-cigarette exploded in the pocket of his pants. Ricardo Jiminez, 24, ended up suffering excruciatingly painful second-degree burns to his thig
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:16

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Our view: Smoking ban clears air, saves money

Numbers provided by the government make a sound, convincing case for the ban, especially when the interests of taxpayers are factored in.
Erie (PA) Times-News
added Dec 9, 2016 21:38

Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act celebrates 10 years since passing

The Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition celebrated 10 years of passing of the Nevada Clean Indoor Air Act Thursday at the Governor’s Mansion. The Coalition held a ceremony in the Nevada Room to both celebrate a decade of clean air, but to also discuss t
Nevada Appeal
added Dec 9, 2016 21:38

Florida Appellate Panel Remands Engle Suit To Disqualify Plaintiff’s Attorney ($$)

found a trial court erred in denying Philip Morris USA Inc.’s motion to dismiss the law firm representing her because one of her attorneys previously represented Philip Morris in similar lawsuits, which prevents him from being the plaintiff’s attorney und
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 9, 2016 05:07
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Maryland Judge Dismisses Negligence Suit Against Asbestos Manufacturer ($$)

on Nov. 16 granted a defense motion for summary judgment and dismissed a suit claiming that five workers were never warned that smoking cigarettes while working with asbestos can lead to lung cancer (James Harrell, et al. v. ACandS Inc., et al., No. 24X16
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 9, 2016 05:06


On December 7, 2016 Vector Group Ltd. and its Liggett Group tobacco subsidiary reached an agreement resolving 124 Engle progeny tobacco litigation cases pending...plaintiffs are dismissing their claims, with prejudice, against the Company and Liggett.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
added Dec 9, 2016 04:52

BRIEF-Vector Group says company and its subsidiary reached an agreement resolving 124 Engle Progeny tobacco litigation cases pending in Florida

* Vector Group Ltd - expects to incur an after-tax charge of about $11 million in Q4 of 2016 related to settlement agreement-sec filing * Says upon dismissal of settled cases, company and liggett will be defendants in approximately 125 state court Engle
added Dec 9, 2016 04:46

[Minnesota] Surgeon General: E-cigarettes pose imminent risk to kids

"This report from the Surgeon General highlights what we have already seen in Minnesota: young people are using e-cigarettes, despite potential health risks," said Andrea Mowery, Vice President at ClearWay Minnesota. "There is no safe level of nicotine f
PR Newswire
added Dec 9, 2016 04:18
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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: HealthWatch: Second-Hand Marijuana Smoke Warning

Researchers just published the first study to show that when kids are around marijuana users, not only do they inhale harmful smoke but their bodies also take up the psychoactive chemicals that produce the “high” from marijuana. This is a good reminder t
added Dec 9, 2016 03:30
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