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HACKETT: Adequate Funding Can Turn Around Nevada’s Tobacco Grades (Opinion)

Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition (NPTC) and its statewide partners urge state lawmakers to enact proven measures to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke by: Improving Nevada’s Clean Indoor Air Act to include all indoor places. There is
ThisisReno (NV)
added Mar 3, 2018 16:27
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[Connecticut] Tobacco lawsuit resolved in favor of former Norwich woman

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up cigarette-maker R.J. Reynolds' appeal of former Norwich resident Barbara Izzarelli's $28 million jury award for smoking-related cancer, a development her attorney said signals that Connecticut is a favorable
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 3, 2018 02:32

[Colorado] VIDEO: Should Nonsmokers Get Extra Days Off?

So do you think you should be rewarded if you’re a nonsmoker? A survey as part of this research shows 25% of nonsmokers believe they deserve some extra time off since they don’t go outside, or to a designated smoking area each day. On the other hand, 8
CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Mar 3, 2018 01:38
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[Arkansas] Fayetteville considers smoking ban in public parks and trails

City Council members next week will discuss a proposal to prohibit smoking and the use of tobacco products in all public parks and on the city’s trail system. The idea, sponsored by the Northwest Arkansas Tobacco and Drug-Free Coalition, has already ga
Fayetteville (AR) Flyer
added Mar 3, 2018 00:52

[Montana] Rule prohibiting indoor vaping takes effect today

Based on Montana’s Clean Indoor Air Act the Rule further protects the public from the harmful effects of secondhand smoke, including e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems. While the Montana CIAA already prohibits smoking in enclosed
Laurel (MT) Outlook
added Mar 3, 2018 00:51
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[North Carolina] ‘That one bad habit almost took everything from me’

Gaston County’s effort to snuff out tobacco use came to Bessemer City on Thursday. The Gaston County Health Department, along with other local health departments, elected officials and anti-tobacco advocates in the region gathered to discuss the dangers
Gaston (NC) Gazette
added Mar 3, 2018 00:44

[South Carolina] Smoking indoors still OK in Anderson and some want to change it

while cities in the Upstate including Greenville, Spartanburg, Clemson, Pendleton and Williamston have passed ordinances banning smoking at indoor workplaces, including bars and restaurants, Anderson has not.
Anderson (SC) Independent-Mail
added Mar 3, 2018 00:42

[Florida] Appellate court affirms award for widower in cigarette case

denied the appeal from Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds in a lawsuit that found in favor of a Florida man who sued the tobacco companies for hiding the dangers of smoking... The appellate court remanded the case back to trial court to “award compensatory d
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:59

[Connecticut] Tobacco lawsuit resolved in favor of former Norwich woman

Izzarelli, then of Norwich, sued the Winston-Salem, N.C., company in 1999 after having her larynx removed at age 36 due to laryngeal cancer. She had started smoking Salem Kings menthol cigarettes in the 1970s, at age 13, during a time when the company re
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:57

[Canada] United States: California Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Non-Participating Manufacturer

Grand River Enterprises Six Nations ("Grand River"), for failing to comply with California laws governing nonparticipating tobacco product manufacturers ("NPMs")....Grand River has asked that the court not have jurisdiction over the company, gi
added Mar 2, 2018 01:47
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