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[California] UCSF settles sexual harassment suit involving star researcher

has agreed to pay a former postdoc $150,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit involving a prominent tobacco researcher on its faculty. In the settlement, dated last month, Stanton Glantz, director of the UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and
statnews.com
added Oct 17, 2018 02:10
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COALITION TO EXPLORE IMPACT OF JUUL, OTHER E-CIGARETTES ON KENTUCKY’S HEALTH

Concerned that the escalation of Juul and other e-cigarette use will undermine progress in reducing tobacco-related disease in Kentucky, the Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow will host a half-day conference in Louisville on Monday, December 10, to expl
BereaOnline.com
added Oct 16, 2018 20:51
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[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Snuff out smoking in parks

Green spaces and outdoor recreational opportunities are key for healthy, livable communities. And these should be smoke-free environments. Bowling Green City Council should approve the smoking ban proposal and other communities that still allow smoking
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Oct 16, 2018 20:47
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[Ohio] Not hiring smokers is discriminatory, groups say

Smokers’ rights groups and civil liberties advocates contend that the growing trend of not hiring smokers in Ohio is discriminatory and could lead to bans against hiring others at risk of missing work. “What about women of childbearing age? Will they b
KOKI Fox23 (Tulsa, OK)
added Oct 16, 2018 20:40
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[New Jersey] Hopatcong will set regulations for e-cigarettes

HOPATCONG -- Borough officials are seeking to update local ordinances regarding smoking on borough properties and to add provisions about electronic smoking devices to Hopatcong's code books. The new
New Jersey Herald
added Oct 16, 2018 20:26
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Alabama players joke with ex-Vol coach Butch Jones and his lack of cigar smoking

AL.com
added Oct 16, 2018 19:59
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[Montana] LETTERS: Letters to the editor for and against I-185, the proposed tobacco tax hike to continue medicaid expansion

We at the Montana Guardian Group oppose I-185 — not because we are funded by big-tobacco dark money (we are not); nor because we believe the use of tobacco products should be more widespread (we do not); but because we are Montanans, and we believe our C
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 02:07
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Florida Supreme Court Rules Expert Witness Law Unconstitutional

– In a case stemming from a man who developed the asbestos-related disease mesothelioma, a sharply divided Florida Supreme Court on Monday said a controversial 2013 law about expert-witness testimony was an unconstitutional infringement on the court’s aut
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Oct 17, 2018 20:30
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[Massachusetts] Boston, NYC Lawyers Team to Secure $43M Verdict in Case Linking Cancer to Asbestos, Tobacco in Cigarettes

After a five-week trial and 23 total hours of deliberations spread over four days, a jury of 11 found against cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds on claims of defective design, fraud failure to adequately warn and in favor of the family of the late Louis Summer
Law.com
added Oct 17, 2018 03:11
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[New York] AUDIO: FDA and CNY Schools Crack Down on Teen Use of E-Cigarettes

In 2018 just four percent of high schoolers had smoked tobacco cigarettes; in contrast, more than 40 percent of high schoolers have admitted to using e-cigs. Director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, Mitch Zeller, said The Real Cost campaign poi
WAER (Syracuse, NY)
added Oct 17, 2018 03:10
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