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Florida Class action: American Spirit Cigarette Maker

making claims intended to suggest to consumers that American Spirits are healthier, safer, and present a lower risk of tobacco-related disease than other tobacco products. The class includes all persons in the United States who purchased American Spirit
JD Supra, LLC
added Oct 13, 2015 17:38

[New York] R.J. Reynolds Tabacco Co. faces lawsuit for Camel Cash program over allegations of contract breach

Three Camel cigarette smokers are suing the tobacco company over the termination of its Camel Cash program, claiming that the termination was a breach of contract. Jeffery Feinman, Richard Holter and Donald Wilson, on behalf of themselves and those simi
Legal NewsLine
added Oct 13, 2015 17:34

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Challenges Engle Tort Liability In Fla. Court ($$)

plaintiff Phil Marotta...successfully argued his strict liability claim in trial court... On appeal, R.J. Reynolds argues that the jury's conclusion should be overturned because the verdict either relies on a theory that all cigarettes are defective — an
added Oct 13, 2015 17:31

California lawmakers do what Major League Baseball couldn't accomplish, ban tobacco chewing

Major League Baseball still needs buy-in from the players, however, because the statewide ban that takes effect before next season has no provision for enforcement. "The question we've been asked is are we going to have police officers walking around ch
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 13, 2015 11:28

Florida Apartment Association Partners with Tobacco Free Florida to Offer Smoke-Free Multifamily Housing Program

Representatives of FAA and Tobacco Free Florida provided information and resources on smoke-free housing policies to some of the 800-plus conference attendees representing approximately 200 apartment management companies and multifamily communities across
PR Web
added Oct 13, 2015 11:26

[Asia-pacific, North Carolina] Fight over tobacco could derail gains for pork, poultry

A new trade agreement could mean significant gains for North Carolina’s pork and poultry industries, but a fight over the rights of tobacco companies in foreign markets could thwart the entire effort. Twelve nations — the United States, Australia, Brunei
Kinston (NC) Free Press
added Oct 13, 2015 10:16
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[Pennsylvania] Study explores maternal smoking

The National Cancer Institute recently granted Drs. Bradley Collins and Stephen Lepore of Temple’s College of Public Health $2.7 million to study the growing number of mothers who smoke. In their study, the professors plan to modify the NCI quit-smoking
Temple News (Temple University)
added Oct 13, 2015 10:11
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[Tennessee] Area mayors unite in campaign against smoking in public

So Coppinger and 10 other Hamilton County mayors are banding together to launch a campaign against smoking in public. And he said he will ask the area's legislative delegation to give local towns the authority to ban smoking in public parks and open spac
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Oct 13, 2015 10:09

[California] Healdsburg suspends its over-21 requirement for buying tobacco

Healdsburg is suspending its groundbreaking law that raised the minimum age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21 years of age, in order to avoid a costly legal battle that it might lose. Threatened with litigation by a tobacco retailers’ association, the cit
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Oct 13, 2015 10:07

[New York] Anti-tobacco study: Colleges get passing grades

Hornell, N.Y. Statewide colleges receive grades each year from the American Cancer Society for their policies on tobacco use on campus, and this year it was a mixed bag of grades for schools in the Southern Tier. Corning Community College, Alfred State C
Hornell (NY) Evening Tribune
added Oct 12, 2015 21:42
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