Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with All States 163,979 headlines found

0 Views

[District of Columbia] 3 innovative ways a dc consortium is tackling tobacco use disparities

The study uses MeTRIC as a case example... “D.C., plagued with extraordinarily high tobacco rates in its most diverse neighborhoods, is also home to some of the top tobacco control scientists in the world and a dedicated cadre of health officials. Yet th
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 26, 2017 21:30
2 Views

[Arkansas] AR to Receive Over $50M in Tobacco Settlement Funds

Arkansas will receive over $50 million in tobacco settlement funds, according to Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. "It is critical for me to continue enforcing the terms of the MSA agreement with the various tobacco companies," said Attorney Ge
KNWA-TV and KFTA-TV (Fayetteville, AR)
added Apr 26, 2017 17:03
10 Views

[Florida] Fort Lauderdale Law Firm Wins $15 Million Tobacco Verdict for Smokers Widow; Attorney: Hillsboro County Jurys $12 Million in Punitive Damages Signals Disgust for Deceptive Practices

Jurors found that Johnny Lima, who was 60 when he died in 1994, was addicted to R.J. Reynolds’ cigarettes containing nicotine. Lima left behind his wife, a son and three daughters, grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. “Mr. Lima’s story is another in t
KPLC-TV Channel 7 - NBC (Lake Charles, LA)
added Apr 26, 2017 17:00
0 Views

Indianapolis Motor Speedway grandstands will be smoke-free starting in October

Beginning with the 2017 Red Bull Air Race on October 14-15, smoking will not be permitted in any IMS grandstands. Fans wishing to smoke will be asked to do so 20 feet away from buildings and reserved seating entrances. Smoking will continue to be allowed
WXIN-TV Fox 59 (Indiannapolis, IN)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:54
0 Views

[Nebraska] Metro Community College board votes to ban tobacco use on its property

The Metropolitan Community College board Tuesday night prohibited smoking, chewing tobacco and the use of electronic cigarettes anywhere on college property. The policy takes effect on Sept. 17 and will apply to vehicles owned and leased by the college.
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48
1 View

[Texas] Council tables smoking regs amid increased opposition

In the face of heavy opposition, the Arlington City Council voted Tuesday night to continue exploring its options on an expansion of the city’s smoking regulations. In a unanimous vote, the council tabled the ordinance until its next meeting May 9 to all
Arlington (TX) Voice
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48
1 View

[Texas] Arlington council tables final vote on extending smoking regulations

In front of another overflow crowd of partisans, the Arlington City Council on Tuesday tabled a vote to extend the city’s smoking ban to include nightclubs, bowling centers, pool halls, sexually oriented businesses and other workplaces currently allowing
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48
0 Views

[Arkansas] Students Further Explore Effects of Smoking

A UA doctoral student is conducting a study on the effect of human proteins when exposed to smoke, with the first results showing smoking causes proteins to break down. UA doctoral student Abdullah Qassab tests this by isolating proteins in participants
Arkansas Traveler (University of Arkansas)
added Apr 26, 2017 15:48
1 View

[Minnesota] LETTER: STOPPING SMOKING

Minnesota will be the only state in the nation without a state-run quit-plan free to the uninsured. A quit-line is a crucial element for addressing tobacco-related health disparities. Funding for the tobacco cessation helpline would cost $3 million a year
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Apr 26, 2017 12:52
5 Views

[Florida] Jury Awards $15 Million To Widow Of Smoker In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

awarded the widow of a smoker in a tobacco suit a total of $12 million in punitive damages, bringing the total award against a tobacco company to $15 million (Mary Lima v. R.J. Reynolds, et al
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 26, 2017 12:48
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines