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[Georgia] New study looks at the role kids play in parents breaking their smoking habit

A ground breaking new study has come out over the past few months from our very own Medical College of Georgia about smoking and how to quit and how to make sure kids never start. All about breaking that cycle of tobacco and nicotine addiction, getting r
WJBF-TV ABC Channel 6 (Augusta, GA)
added Aug 7, 2018 16:47
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[Florida] Sanctions Law: A Litigation Frontier

The four-judge panel overseeing the Florida tobacco litigation imposed sua sponte a $9.2 million penalty (later cut in half) against two firms that had filed claims the panel considered baseless. Because the underlying litigation already had settled, the
Law.com
added Aug 7, 2018 03:13
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[Illinois] Kwame Raoul says he can't be bought by controversial tobacco executive donation

Raoul's Democratic opponents in the primary criticized him for taking $100,000 in donations from tobacco executive Don Levin. Levin, who also owns the Chicago Wolves, is fighting the state over money from the tobacco settlements. Raoul explained wh
OurQuadCities.com WHBF-TV/KGCW-TV/KJLB-TV (Rock Island,IL)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:19
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[Florida] DANIEL: Sanctions Law: A Litigation Frontier

The four-judge panel overseeing the Florida tobacco litigation imposed sua sponte a $9.2 million penalty (later cut in half) against two firms that had filed claims the panel considered baseless. Because the underlying litigation already had settled, the
Law.com
added Aug 6, 2018 22:14
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Massachusetts Package Stores Association Partners with Intellicheck to Offer Age ID

“Age ID has made a demonstrable difference in preventing underage access to alcoholic beverages and other age restricted products including e-cigarettes, tobacco and cannabis for retailers nationwide. Our technology solutions’ track record speaks volumes
Business Wire
added Aug 6, 2018 22:11
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[Iowa] Flavored E-Cigarettes Get Unlikely Supporter

Iowa Attorney General Thomas Miller, in his filing with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), submitted during the agency’s Advance Notice of Public Rulemaking (ANPRM) period in mid-July, said the “challenges” of making rules around flavors with n
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Aug 6, 2018 18:45
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[Massachusetts] Insurer Not Responsible For Settlement Over Blown Deadline In Tobacco Case ($$)

Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled that a superior court judge did not err in finding that an insurer need not pay a $1.55 million legal malpractice settlement reached between an attorney and his former client whose case against the tobacco industry was no
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 6, 2018 17:47
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[California] REYNOLDS: San Francisco leads nation with ban on flavored vaping products

I am appalled that the “No on Proposition E” campaign was almost entirely funded by my family’s R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. It outspent the “Yes on Prop. E” campaign many times over. This was a David versus Goliath battle, Big Tobacco against health advoca
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Aug 6, 2018 17:44
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[Louisiana] Public housing residents cope with smoking ban

Since the apartment complex banned smoking July 1, Crochet now often finds herself grouped together with several other residents on benches outside the building to smoke. The smoking ban at Bayou Towers is part of a nationwide rule that went into effect
Houma (LA) Courier
added Aug 6, 2018 14:45
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Rhode Island Public Housing Implements Smoke-Free Policies

The Rhode Island Department of Health says all 25 public housing authorities are in compliance. Smoking is not allowed anywhere inside public housing or near the outside of the buildings, to help prevent smoke from drifting indoors. Health Department Di
New England Cable News (NECN)
added Aug 6, 2018 14:38
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