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[Kentucky] Work begun on EKU tobacco-free policy

Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson announced in a video Sept. 27 that a campus-wide tobacco free policy was being developed by a university task force.
Richmond (KY) Register
added Oct 6, 2013 06:17
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[Indiana] OUR VIEW: Smoking a problem for BSU's neighbors, but there is a solution

Instead, we urge smokers to kick the habit, with help from the university. Smokers' health will improve, they will save money and they won't be forced to walk blocks just to light up. Quitting won't be easy, but there are resources to help smokers get sta
Muncie (IN) Star-Press
added Sep 22, 2013 12:36
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. should emulate Florida's approach to teen smoking

Part of Florida's experience offers a model for other states. One key is that 15 percent of its share of the national tobacco settlement fund is dedicated to youth smoking prevention efforts ... Florida's experience proves that substantial progress can
Shamokin (PA) News-Item
added Sep 13, 2013 17:34
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[Florida] RJR Can't Nix $3M Smoking Verdict In Fla. Appeals Court

A Florida appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a $3.2 million jury award against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. for the widow of a lifelong smoker, ruling that the onset of the husband's peripheral vascular disease before 1996 meant that his widow was eligible
Law360
added Aug 16, 2013 02:59
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[New York] Smokers can light up once again at state parks in the city after officials halted a ban following an objection from a pro-smoking group

Further review of the policy is needed amid the objection, and a lawsuit is likely
AP - Associated Press
added May 30, 2012 02:02
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[Florida] $7.1M Verdict Slams Philip Morris in Trial Over Virginia Slims Smoker's Fatal Lung Cancer

The Gentile case against Philip Morris is a rare Florida tobacco lawsuit that is not among the thousands of "Engle progeny" cases against the nation’s cigarette companies. Unlike in Engle progeny lawsuits, where the issue of negligence has already been d
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 13, 2017 20:48
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[Florida] THOMAS V. R.J. REYNOLDS

In this tobacco litigation, plaintiff claims defendants' concealment of smoking's dangers caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:10
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Ask Fla. Justices To Weigh In On Atty Fee Row

Philip Morris USA Inc. and Liggett Group LLC asked the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday to reverse the award of attorneys' fees and costs for a smoker who won a $35 million jury award, arguing that the lower courts of appeal are divided on whether or no
Law360
added Jun 23, 2017 02:14
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[Florida] Smokers Can Rely On Engle To Prove Liability, 11th Circ. Says ($$)

The appeals court, sitting en banc, reversed an earlier panel ruling that had said Earl Graham, whose wife died of smoking-related lung cancer and was part of the original Engle class, could not rely on the jury's conclusions in Engle v. Liggett Group In
Law360
added May 19, 2017 05:30
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[Florida] LAWRENCE V. R.J. REYNOLDS

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturer's concealment of smoking's dangers caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 25, 2017 02:29
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