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Florida Appeals Panel Upholds Summary Judgment In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

affirmed summary judgment for a tobacco company in an Engle progeny suit in which a woman claimed that her husband developed emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and died because of his addiction to cigarettes made by the tobacco com
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 12, 2018 21:17
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[Florida] Retrial Begins in Case Against Philip Morris Over Whether Smoking Addiction Caused Contractor's Cancer

Attorneys last week argued over the role Philip Morris cigarettes and nicotine addiction played in the death of a 54-year-old Florida building contractor, as retrial against the tobacco giant opened nine months after jurors deadlocked in the case’s first
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 12, 2018 17:40
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[Texas] VIDEO: New Fort Worth Smoking Ban Begins Today

Starting today, smoking in bars and bingo halls in Fort Worth is against the law. Fort Worth becomes the last major city in Texas to enact an ordinance that protects workers from secondhand smoke in all workplaces. Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, exactly
CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Mar 12, 2018 15:10
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[Florida] Editorial: Raise age for local tobacco sales to 21

Alachua County should protect the health of its residents, while setting an example for the rest of Florida, by raising the age at which tobacco can be bought here to 21 years old. Five states and 290 cities and counties across the country have already
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Mar 13, 2018 15:28
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[Texas] VIDEO: Fort Worth smoking ban goes into effect on Monday

Smoking is officially banned in all bars and bingo halls in Fort Worth starting Monday. The city passed an updated ordinance in December, giving businesses 90 days notice. For more than 30 years, Charlie Browns Club has been open for business on Lancas
KDFW FOX 4 (Dallas, TX)
added Mar 12, 2018 15:11
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[Montana] The cloudy debate around Missoula's vape laws

Missoula’s new smoking law is at once needed, inevitable, fair and likely to hurt businesses, depending on whom you ask...updates and expands the 2006 Montana Clean Indoor Air Act to ban vaping indoors, and all types of smoking in certain outdoor areas,
The Missoulian
added Mar 11, 2018 15:08
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[Florida] Secondhand Smoke and Screen Time: Prevention Insights at ACC

Interventions to prevent cardiovascular (CV) disease and diabetes, including those that target youth, were the focus of Saturday’s poster session, “Blood Pressure, Cigarette Smoking and Exercise: Key in the ABCDEs of Comprehensive Cardiovascular Preventi
The American Journal of Managed Care
added Mar 11, 2018 14:53
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[Pennsylvania] SPIEGLER: Assessment of Maher's tenure misses mark

retiring Republican state Rep. John Maher...a smoker, shamefully voted against the Clean Indoor Air Act...Did he see no conflict of interest in voting on the measure as one who wished to continue inflicting secondhand smoke on others? How many of us would
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added Mar 11, 2018 14:46
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[Kansas] City considers ban on tobacco use in all parks

The commission heard a presentation Wednesday night from Erin Laurie, health educator at the Franklin County Health Department as well as many community members, supporting the ban for health reasons. A task force had been formed to consider the proposal
Ottawa (KS) Herald
added Mar 10, 2018 16:06
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Girl Scouts help pass anti-smoking law in Colorado

A city in Colorado has passed an antismoking law that was drafted by a group of Girl Scouts who wanted to combat secondhand smoke. Adults are no longer allowed to smoke in cars with minors in Aurora, Colo.
New York Daily News
added Mar 10, 2018 15:55
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