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[North Carolina] Duke Homestead: Cultivation of a Tobacco Empire

The trek back to Orange County following the Civil War marked the beginning of Washington Duke's rise to prominence in the tobacco business. He gathered his family and returned to his virtually barren homeplace. Having been unable to make the proper paym
Duke Homestead
added Oct 24, 2013 03:23


Increasing the price of a pack and promoting less smoking in the home could help reduce cigarette consumption nationwide, according to research by a team from the UC San Diego School of Medicine. The study, published last week in the American Journal of
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Oct 20, 2013 15:40

[New York] Judge overturns smoking ban in state parks

The city of Rochester has been looking to go further than the state regulation and prohibit people from lighting up at any time in city-maintained parks, ball fields or along trails. The city proposal, which officials had said would be sent to City Counc
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Oct 14, 2013 03:48

Tobacco Companies Rejected by High Court in Florida Case

The U.S. Supreme Court rejected the tobacco industry’s appeal of a Florida ruling that may help thousands of smokers sue cigarette makers over smoking-related illnesses.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 8, 2013 03:59

Tobacco settlement coughs up $4M to fight smoking in Oregon

Oregon is getting a $4 million boost from the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement to fight youth smoking, the first time funds from the settlement are actually being used in the state to fight tobacco use.
The Business Journal Portland (OR)
added Sep 10, 2013 13:16

[Florida] Punitive damages upheld in Miami-Dade County smoker case

Pointing to decades of efforts by the tobacco industry to mislead the public, a state appeals court Wednesday upheld a $25 million punitive-damages award against Lorillard Tobacco Co. The 3rd District Court of Appeal also said Lorillard should pay $8 mil
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Sep 5, 2013 06:56

[Oklahoma] Man killed in explosion due to smoking around his oxygen tank

Jones was smoking a cigarette at the time. His family tells us he has had three prior explosions at his home for the same reason, but this one was different because it killed him.
The Oklahoman
added Jul 28, 2013 21:10

[North Dakota] As Minnesota cigarette tax spikes, Moorhead retailers feel the burn

at Brady’s Service Center located off Interstate 94 here jumped to $6.50 on Monday, the first day of a new per-pack tax increase in Minnesota. Just a few miles away at Fargo’s Gateway Service Center-Cenex along Main Avenue, that same pack of Pall Malls w
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Jul 3, 2013 11:18

[Texas] Police: Toddler chewed on cigar

Pasadena police said Ruiz was smoking synthetic marijuana ... While Ruiz was passed out, the 2-year-old grabbed one of his cigars and chewed on it, police said.
KPRC-TV (Houston, TX)
added Mar 9, 2013 22:32

[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. v. COHEN - September 12, 2012.

We approve of the amount of punitive damages awarded by the jury; therefore, the only issue to be decided on remand is appellee's entitlement to the award, which will be resolved when the jury determines whether Nathan reasonably relied on statements or o
added Feb 18, 2013 05:57
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