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[California] Palos Verdes Estates widow wins lawsuit against cigarette company

A jury found Wednesday that Lorillard Tobacco Co.’s cigarettes contributed to the death of a Palos Verdes Estates man, but the amount the company must pay to his widow was not immediately clear. A Los Angeles Superior Court jury deliberated for about a
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Jul 31, 2014 08:46
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[California] E-Cigarette Measures Go Before San Diego City Council On Monday

The San Diego City Council unanimously approved regulations regarding vapor inhalers, also known as electronic cigarettes, on Monday. The two measures will regulate retail sales of the battery-operated devices and restrict their use. They will generally
KPBS TV/FM (San Diego, CA)
added Jul 28, 2014 22:30
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[California] Husband's Death Worth $3.8M, Says Economist Testifying in Tobacco Suit - Business - Palos Verdes, CA Patch

The widow of a longtime smoker sustained about $3.8 million in lost household income as a result of her late husband's death from lung cancer, an economist testified today in trial of the Southland woman's negligence suit against Lorillard Tobacco Co. Ja
Patch.org
added Jul 24, 2014 15:21
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[California] Palos Verdes Estates woman testifies in negligence suit against tobacco company

“When he was gone, I felt like half of me was gone,” 69-year-old Tajie Major said of former Navy Capt. William “Earl” Major, who smoked for decades....Her lawsuit, being tried before jurors in a Los Angeles courtroom, alleges Lorillard put sales over safe
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Jul 23, 2014 15:20
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[California] Man accused of stabbing woman near Belmont Park over smoking

A 70-year-old man arrested on suspicion of stabbing a woman near Belmont Park because her smoking bothered him was charged Tuesday with assault with a deadly weapon and making a criminal threat.
KFMB-TV CBS 8 (San Diego, CA)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:07
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[California] City moves ahead with smoking ban — partly: Foster City Council postpones decisions on restaurant and apartments

After months of debate over how to protect the public in Foster City from secondhand smoke, the City Council voted 3-2 Monday to set aside two controversial aspects to move forward with updating its smoking ordinance. The council agreed to ban smoking i
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 12:05
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[California] Many Young Adults Misinformed About Hookahs' Harms

Hookah smoking can be just as dangerous as cigarettes, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, this study found that many young adults believe the water pipes are a safe alternative to cigarettes. Researchers asked pat
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 19, 2014 13:30
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[California] Arcata Fire officials: Don't leave e-cigarettes plugged in

Williamson said the district has not yet had any calls about e-cigarettes causing problems, but there have been numerous instances of the devices causing fires throughout the nation after they have been charged and are still plugged into outlets. "You ha
Eureka (CA) Times-Standard
added Jul 18, 2014 15:33
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[California] Tobacco Company Puts Sales Over Safety, Contributes to Former Navy Captain's Death

Lorillard Tobacco Co. put sales over safety in marketing its cigarettes, a strategy that contributed to the death at age 55 of a former Navy captain whose widow is suing the tobacco manufacturer for negligence, an attorney told a Los Angeles Superior Cou
Westsidetoday.com
added Jul 15, 2014 12:45
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[California] Study: Young People Downplay Risks Of Hookah Smoking

Over half of young adults believe smoking tobacco out of water pipes is not harmful to their health, despite warnings from federal health officials to the contrary, according to a UCLA study. KNX 1070′s Claudia Peschiutta reports researchers with the UCLA
CBS 2 News / KCAL 9 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Jul 15, 2014 12:03
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