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[Wisconsin] Local tobacconist founds international group for women cigar afficionadas

Mary Lynn Kane vows to change the cigar industry...Under the auspices of the group she founded five years ago – the International Women's Cigar Society (IWCS) – she conducted a first-of-its-kind survey earlier this year of women cigar smokers in the U.S.
OnMilwaukee.com
added Aug 25, 2014 13:01
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[Florida] Jury Holds Tobacco Company Responsible for Deception About Its Products

regardless of the final outcome it is the duty of the courts and elected officials at all levels of government to hold the industry accountable for the unspeakable pain and incalculable loss it has inflicted upon society.”
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Jul 29, 2014 13:54
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[Georgia] College of Charleston goes tobacco-free

not just smoke-free, but tobacco-free. The college's new tobacco policy approved last October is taking effect Tuesday. Tobacco is banned in all buildings and on all land owned or leased by the college. The rules apply to all forms of tobacco, including
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2014 11:34
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[Kentucky] Tobacco Farmer To 'Daily Show': It's OK To Employ Kids In The Fields Because Society's 'Too Soft'

a devastating reality that even "The Daily Show" struggled to make funny. On the heels of a shocking recent Human Rights Watch (HRW) report, "The Daily Show" dispatched Samantha Bee, "most senior correspondent," to investigate the child labor practices
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 29, 2014 03:03
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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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Massachusetts Tobacco Case Information Hotline Form

Massachusetts smokers who have been become sick as a result of smoking-caused diseases who want to learn more about tobacco litigation should fill out the form below and we will contact you.
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Oct 23, 2013 11:29
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[Maryland] Prince George’s County Council proposes ‘e-cig’ ban

Electronic cigarettes are hailed as a safe alternative to smoking, but Prince George’s County officials are skeptical retailers aren’t just blowing smoke on the potential long-term effects and are proposing a ban on the devices. “Many of the [electronic
Gaithersburg (MD) Gazette
added Oct 18, 2013 20:44
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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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