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[North Carolina] Should e-cigs be marketed as a public-health benefit? UK report adds new fuel to debate over efforts to reduce smoking

“The House of Commons committee report on e-cigarettes is science-based, rational and reasonable, and it will have absolutely no effect on health authorities and regulators in the U.S.,” said Brad Rodu, a professor of medicine at the University of Louisv
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 21, 2018 13:11
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Hawaii Federal Judge Bars Pro Se Complaint Against Brown & Williamson ($$)

A plaintiff previously deemed an “abusive litigant” in Hawaii federal court saw his latest efforts at litigating pro se — this time against Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp. — thwarted Aug. 16 by a different Hawaii federal judge, who found that the propose
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 21, 2018 13:08
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Montana Supreme Court Rejects Challenge Of Tobacco Tax Initiative ($$)

Although conceding that a proposed ballot initiative regarding, among other increases, a $2 tax on cigarettes may contain a “mathematical misstatement,” the Montana Supreme Court on Aug. 15 refused to enjoin the state from putting the question to Montana
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 21, 2018 13:07
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After Agreeing To Award Punitives, Florida Jury Can’t Decide On Amount ($$)

A mistrial was declared in Phase 2 of an Engle progeny case on Aug. 17 by a Florida judge after jurors indicated that they were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on the amount of punitive damages to be awarded to the family of a smoker (Frances Bessent
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 21, 2018 13:06
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[Nebraska] Tribal Cig Cos. Say Justices Should Weigh ATF Records Row ($$)

Cigarette companies owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska urged the D.C. Circuit on Friday to pause its ruling that the companies must let the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives inspect their sales records, saying the case raises triba
Law360
added Aug 21, 2018 13:05
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[Michigan] Tribe Opposes Discovery Order Appeal In Mich. Tax Row ($$)

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community... The tribe opposed the appeal from various defendants, which include Michigan Treasurer Nick A. Khouri, who had argued U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul L. Maloney was wrong to rule that law enforcement investigative techniques sh
Law360
added Aug 21, 2018 13:04
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Hit With $2M Verdict In Smoking Death Suit ($$)

A Florida state jury found R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. partially at fault for the death of a lifelong smoker who succumbed to laryngeal cancer, returning a $2 million verdict, according to court records. Tyrone Dixon was addicted to cigarettes, the jury fo
Law360
added Aug 21, 2018 12:39
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[New York] CNY man pleads guilty to having 38,000 untaxed cigarettes; must pay $10,000

A Utica man admitted Monday in Cayuga County Court that he had more than 38,000 untaxed, unstamped cigarettes while traveling along the Thruway a year ago, Cayuga County District Attorney Jon E. Budelmann said in a news release. Timothy Heburn, 40, of 1
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Aug 21, 2018 10:59
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New York State Smokers' Quitline launches enhanced website

headquartered at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in Buffalo, launched a fully updated, redesigned and mobile-ready website at nysmokefree.com. Enhanced visuals, easier-to-read text and more intuitive navigation will help visitors quickly find the
Niagara Frontier Publications
added Aug 21, 2018 10:59
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Halsey commands attention in a lace corset and scanty denim shorts as she indulges in a cigarette during casual stroll in New York

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2018 10:56
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