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[California] ANDERSON: Overcoming tobacco addiction in correctional settings

I am concerned about the potential for entry-level nicotine-delivery devices designed to appeal to youth. So, I’m not a fan. Each person struggling with an established addiction must find his or her own pathway to recovery. Professor Stanton Glantz, a
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Oct 14, 2017 08:28
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[Pennsylvania] Officials warn of fire hazards from smoking after recent tragedies

Discarded smoking materials were responsible for at least three recent fires in the region, including a September fire in Hamburg that claimed the lives of a pregnant mother and her two children. Cigarette fires, caused by careless smoking or discarding
Pottsville (PA) Republican
added Oct 14, 2017 08:25
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[California] HOA Homefront: Mary Jane in HOA Unit 420?

Given the recent change in the law, it is only a matter of time before residents argue that Proposition 64 gives them the “right” to smoke marijuana in the association. This is incorrect, and associations can pass rules or use restrictions banning marijua
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Oct 14, 2017 08:09
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CAINE & FIDDIAN-GREEN: Indiana must curb smoking among blacks

tobacco company marketing efforts are often concentrated in black and low-income communities. This should motivate us to redouble our efforts at curbing smoking, especially among blacks, and build upon the successes that groups such as the Indiana Minori
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Oct 14, 2017 07:55
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[Texas] Smoking in Fort Worth bars could be stubbed out in new ordinance

city leaders plan to take another look at adding it to the list of public places where smoking is banned. The push comes from Mayor Betsy Price, who said she’s been feeling the pressure from advocates of a smoke-free ordinance. “I truly think the timing
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Oct 14, 2017 04:55
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[Pennsylvania] Philly Sex Offender Sues Big Tobacco for $50 Million

McCracken’s lawsuit delves into the sordid history of the tobacco industry’s deception of the American people and details Big Tobacco’s infamous and laughable claims...doing so without a lawyer, as McCracken has chosen to do, is pretty much impossible. W
Philadelphia Magazine
added Oct 14, 2017 07:58
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[Indiana] Proposal aimed at smoking ordinance

The Cappses joined around 80 people who attended a town hall meeting Wednesday night at the Seymour Community Center to discuss a proposal by a local smoke-free coalition to change Seymour’s existing smoking ordinance. Smoke Free Seymour, a group led by
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Oct 14, 2017 00:27
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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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New York state schools to hold first 'Seen Enough Tobacco Day'

Black pinwheels will sprout up around Syracuse schools on Oct. 13 as part of the first "Seen Enough Tobacco Day." The day, to help raise awareness on youth smoking, will be the first observed by schools around New York state. Each pinwheel represents a
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Oct 13, 2017 14:11
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EDITORIAL: State of alarm: Indiana smokers in unwelcome company

Indiana's political leaders boast of low tax rates, but they do Hoosiers a great disservice in ignoring our tobacco problem. Indiana's estimated annual health care costs directly linked to smoking total $2.93 billion and 11,100 lives
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Oct 13, 2017 06:45
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