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[Nevada] TPE 2019 Announces New Tradeshow Details

Bringing together the best people, companies and products in the tobacco, vapor and alternative accessory business, TPE 2019 is already a must-attend event... That’s why the Tobacco Media Group (TMG), parent company of TPE, is even more pleased to announ
Convenience Store Decisions
added Oct 9, 2018 19:26
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[Montana, South Dakota] Two States Face Big Tobacco Tax Increases

On Nov. 6, Election Day, a question will appear on the Montana and South Dakota ballots asking voters to vote in favor of or against large cigarette and tobacco tax increases. Retailers with stores in either state should join the effort to defeat these ta
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:23
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[Massachusetts] Widow Blames Husband’s Death on Asbestos, Lung Cancer and Smoking

In a recent lawsuit over a man’s death from lung cancer, both heavy smoking and exposure to asbestos from brake dust were found to be responsible. The man, Louis S., died from lung cancer before the trial began. The asbestos lawsuit was filed jointly by
Top Class Actions
added Oct 9, 2018 19:21
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[California] San Francisco Voters End the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products Despite Strong Industry Opposition

defied a $12 million campaign funded almost entirely by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJR) and supported implementation of a law prohibiting the sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes and flavored vaping liquids—the first suc
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Oct 9, 2018 18:57
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[California] GLANTZ: Putting the successful defense of San Francisco’s prohibition on sale of flavored tobacco products in context

San Francisco voters showed that with appropriate support for public health campaigns, it is possible to overcome more heavily financed efforts by Big Tobacco if there is enough funding to spread the message. RJR's attempt to roll back the law illustrate
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 9, 2018 18:56
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[Europe, Slovakia, Michigan] Joey Schuman: Communism and cigarettes

But I did learn a lesson that day, and throughout my time in Europe, even if just by observing my friends: To better your life, smoke a cigarette every once in a while. -- JOEY SCHUMAN Daily Health & Wellness Columnist
Michigan Daily [U. of Michigan]
added Oct 9, 2018 17:19
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[Montana] LETTER: Don't buy tobacco industry's lies on I-185

the tobacco industry targets low-income communities, marketing flavored brands that are thought to be especially addictive and giving huge discounts to hook people on tobacco products. We don’t have to take this — that’s what citizens' initiatives are f
The Missoulian
added Oct 9, 2018 17:14
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TOH: California is overtaxing a public health necessity: e-cigarettes

For the sake of public health, for the sake of the lives of millions of smokers across the state, state legislators must exclude Juul pods from the Proposition 56 tax. Juul is not part of the problem, but part of the solution.
Daily Trojan (University of Southern California)
added Oct 9, 2018 16:51
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Kansas Public Health Association honors lawmakers’ anti-smoking efforts

Archer and Schwartz were honored for the role they played fighting to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco-related products, including electronic cigarettes, from 18 to 21 in the city of Topeka and in Shawnee County’s unincorporated areas.
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Oct 9, 2018 16:51
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$21.5 Million Award To Smoker’s Widow Affirmed By Florida Appellate Court ($$)

A Florida appellate court on Sept. 28 affirmed a $21.5 million jury award for damages to the widow of a man who died from cancer caused by smoking cigarettes...
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 8, 2018 20:47
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