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LETTER: Getting tobacco settlement money for Missouri is an easy fix

Your article on how Missouri is about to lose $69 million this year and in subsequent years, because Missouri failed to pass legislation required by the 1998 settlement with major tobacco companies, is disturbing ... Mr. Stream should know that voting t
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Feb 23, 2014 13:56
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[Florida] North Miami man’s case against tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds will continue

Everett Belanger successfully appealed a 2011 ruling from Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Beatrice Butchko, who dismissed Belanger’s claim that cigarettes made him sick. In finding 2-1 on behalf of Belanger this week, the Third District Court of Appeal noted t
Miami (FL) Herald
added Feb 12, 2014 19:57
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[Utah] Dixie State University Becomes Tobacco-Free Campus

Dixie State University in St. George has become Utah's first public institution of higher education to ban all forms of tobacco on campus. "It was a student-driven initiative that was in the works for almost four complete years," DSU Dean of Students Del
KUTV CBS 2 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Jan 4, 2014 04:50
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[California] More Young Teens Puffing On Electronic Cigarettes

A new addiction is butting its way into the hands of young teens. While one local organization is fired up about electronic cigarettes, others say the cigarettes are the new and healthy alternative to smoking.
KCOY CBS 12 (Santa Maria, CA)
added Oct 29, 2013 15:56
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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
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[California] STUDY: HIGHER PRICES MEAN LESS SMOKING

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
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[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
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[Missouri] LETTER: Protect bystanders from e-cigarette vapors

Users claim e-cigarettes are perfectly safe, but I question their opinion when it applies to my health. Very peculiar odors come out of some of those fake cigarettes and I think it is time for regulation in order to protect bystanders.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 3, 2013 04:30
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[Delaware] Biden calls for ban on e-cigarette sales to kids, restrictions on advertising

Attorney General Beau Biden has joined 39 other state Attorneys General in calling for the Food and Drug Administration to regulate the marketing and sale of electronic cigarettes. In a letter sent this week to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, the Att
Cape Gazette Newspaper (Lewes, DE)
added Oct 3, 2013 04:21
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[Ohio] Did Obama administration duck smoking issue in free trade talks? Sherrod Brown suggests so

a tobacco-and-trade debate that Sen. Sherrod Brown joined today with a letter to President Barack Obama's administration asking a basic question: Should trade treaties, which encourage the global flow of goods and services, trump public health and safety
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Sep 13, 2013 01:50
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