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[North Carolina] Hemp and CBD: Renaming Tobacco Road

WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Dec 2, 2018 21:18
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[New York] Sweeping anti-tobacco law picks up support from Erie County lawmakers

Health advocates have rallied around the Public Health Protection Act, the most sweeping anti-smoking legislation seriously considered by the County Legislature in over a decade. The proposed law — a collection of three distinct measures individually int
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 2, 2018 17:23
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[North Carolina] Duke removes Confederate veteran’s name from building

its Board of Trustees on Saturday voted to approve removing Julian Carr’s name from a building where the history department is located. Carr was a Confederate veteran and tobacco magnate...He once bragged during a 1913 speech about whipping a black woman
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2018 16:09
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Flavored e-cigarettes are latest target of California lawmakers

“We must stop the appalling epidemic of e-cigarette use by youths,” Hill said in a statement. “Enticed by fruit, candy and other appealing flavors, high school and middle school students throughout the U.S. are vaping in record numbers. The surge has reve
Fox News
added Dec 12, 2018 02:31
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[Florida] Smoking Appeal Burns Big Tobacco with $24.5M Hit at 11th Circuit

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has affirmed a $6.25 million verdict in a Florida Engle-progeny smoking injury case and reinstated $20.76 million in punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA.
Law.com
added Dec 5, 2018 18:16
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[New York] Man Avoids Jail Time for House Fire That Killed Son

A western New York man who started a house fire that killed his 7-year-old son after lighting a cigarette with a blowtorch was sentenced to probation.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2018 21:17
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Maryland Panel OKs Bill Requiring Midnight Close Of Hookah Bars

The Maryland Court of Special Appeals on Nov. 28 rejected a challenge to a Baltimore County Council bill that restricts the hours of operation for hookah lounges, finding instead... To view the full article, register now.
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 1, 2018 21:07
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[Virginia] PALM: Smoke got in our eyes — and in our lungs

As for the woman who prompted this reflection, I witnessed her smoking in her car with kids in Virginia, where I now live and where it is illegal. Washington has yet to pass such a law. It should.
Kitsap (WA) Sun
added Dec 1, 2018 20:43
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[Florida] Attorneys Debate Cause of Smoker's Death as Trial Against R.J. Reynolds Opens

Loretta Ellis smoked a pack or more of cigarettes for more than 50 years, favoring R.J. Reynolds’ Winston brand, before her death in 2010. Ellis’ son, George, claims his mother died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, brought about by her
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 1, 2018 14:44
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Texas A&M students unveil Bryan-College Station air quality findings

Three graduate environmental health students at the Texas A&M School of Public Health found wide variations in smoking-related contaminants between seven popular smoking and non-smoking establishments in Bryan and College Station. While it's no secret
Bryan (TX) Eagle
added Nov 30, 2018 22:28
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