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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

[California] Philip Morris Urges Tossing Of $12M Award to Smoker's Son

Philip Morris USA Inc. urged a California appeals court on Tuesday to overturn a $12.8 million jury award to a man whose father died of lung cancer caused by smoking, saying it was based on an incorrect measure of damages for loss of consortium.
added Jun 11, 2013 22:48

[California] $2-Per-Pack Tobacco Tax Clears First of Legislative Hurdles

The Senate Governance and Finance Committee approved the bill in a 5-2 vote and the Senate Committee on Health approved it 6-2. All "yes" votes were Democrats. All "no" votes were Republican.
California Healthline
added May 13, 2013 14:06

[California] Study: Hookah no safer than cigarettes, just differently dangerous

more than 40% of college students had used a hookah, and many of them appeared to believe it was safer than cigarette smoking. Doctors are trying to dissuade folks of that notion. "The tobacco is no less toxic in a hookah pipe," according to the Mayo Cli
Los Angeles Times
added Apr 20, 2013 17:04

[California] LETTER: GALLEGOS: Secondhand smoke drifts regardless of scale

The health of the citizens of Glendale has been sold out to private retail tobacco interests ... I hope voters will remember this action next spring when Friedman and Najarian are both up for reelection to the City Council.
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Jan 4, 2013 14:56

[California] Federal highway bill forces Fremont 'roll-your-own' cigarette store to close

Customers from as far as San Francisco flocked to the tiny roll-your-own store he opened in Fremont's Niles district last year.
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added Jul 19, 2012 07:09

[California] Gap in Prop 29 Results Narrows, Ballots Still Being Counted

292,124 votes still needed to be counted and tallied across California. Currently, the results are 50.1% against Proposition 29 and 49.9% for. The two sides are divided by just 12,419 votes.
KTXL-TV FOX40 (Sacramento, CA)
added Jun 20, 2012 16:33

[Illinois] Dimitrios Kalantzis: California cigarette tax up in smoke

But beware any tax, fellow Illinoisans. Because the next one can affect you directly.
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Jun 6, 2012 13:49

[California] Attorney asking for $22 million in wrongful death case against Philip Morris

Southwest Riverside (CA) News Network
added Aug 11, 2011 00:00

[California, Florida] Jacksonville cigar maker Swisher International wins reversal of $44.4 million verdict in federal antitrust case

In April, a California jury found Swisher liable for breach of contract and violation of federal antitrust laws concerning its actions with Trendsettah, a small cigar company. It awarded Trendsettah $14.8 million, which is tripled under federal antitrust
Florida Times-Union
added Nov 28, 2016 01:56
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