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[California] VIDEO: EDITORIAL: San Francisco Should Reject Candy-Flavored E-Cigarettes: Editor

The Bloomberg View Senior Executive Editor David Shipley presents an editorial urging San Franciscans to vote yes on Proposition E, to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products in the city. This editorial aired on Bloomberg Radio.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 6, 2018 00:57
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[Florida] COHEN V. R.J. REYNOLDS, ET AL. UPCOMING Trial 06/06/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff, claims defendant hid the dangers of cigarettes, causing nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:35
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New Report Underscores Indiana’s Dangerous Underfunding of Tobacco Control; State Needs to Boost Spending to Improve Health, Economic Competitiveness

the state will collect over half a billion dollars in revenue this year from the 1998 tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend just over 1percent of the money on programs to prevent kids using tobacco and help smokers quit. Indiana’s high smo
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:33
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[Florida] Smoker's Estate Asks Fla. Court To Reverse RJR Win ($$)

arguing she had no indication that she had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease before the 1990 cutoff for membership in the Engle class. David Sales, who argued on behalf of the estate of Totsie Fleming, said the jury erroneously concluded Fleming shou
Law360
added Jun 5, 2018 23:31
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South Florida Attorneys Secure $21 Million Verdict for Widow of Cancer Patient

Gary Paige, of Gordon & Doner, and Hardee Bass, of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, secured $14 million in punitive damages and another $7 million in compensatory damages for client Faye Theis. Theis’ husband, Edward, died in February 1997 at a
Law.com
added Jun 5, 2018 23:25
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[California] San Francisco to vote on overturning ordinance banning flavors in tobacco products

However, ordinance opponents — with nearly $12 million in R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. funding support — were able to persuade at least 34,000 individuals to sign a petition in support of the referendum. “Last summer, the Board of Supervisors rushed throug
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 5, 2018 23:25
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[Alabama] HUD to Enforce Smoke-Free Policy

the American Lung Association will assist public housing agencies to transition through the new Smokefree Public Housing Initiative. The Lung Association will share best practices to implement smoke-free housing policies, provide quit-smoking support to r
Pickens County (AL) Herald
added Jun 5, 2018 23:17
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DOH: Number of Volusia youth exposed to secondhand smoke nearly 8% higher than rest of Florida

the number of Volusia County tobacco-related cancer deaths was higher than the rest of the state, according to the Florida Department of Health in Volusia. However, those affected aren't just smokers themselves.
Port Orange (FL) Observer
added Jun 5, 2018 23:08
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Study: Indiana's Tobacco Control Efforts Woefully Underfunded

Comprehensive tobacco control efforts play a powerful role in reducing smoking and the health and economic toll of the smoking epidemic. But Indiana woefully underfunds these initiatives, falling far below federal recommendations and dollars spent in othe
PR Newswire
added Jun 5, 2018 16:16
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[Georgia] Editorial: Augusta should breather easier

When is Augusta going to give the rest of us a break? Could it be today, when the Augusta Commission is set to consider the proposed ordinance clearing the air once and for all? The vast majority of us hope so. Bar owners opposing the ordinance that wo
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 5, 2018 16:15
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