Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with California 14,068 headlines found


[California] Swisher Says $44M Cigarillo Verdict Ignores Antitrust Law ($$)

told a California federal court on Monday that it wants a new trial after a $44 million jury verdict for a rival for which it had manufactured small cigars, saying a simple contract fight was passed off as an antitrust suit.
added Jun 15, 2016 20:20

[California] LA City Council approves ban on using chewing tobacco at city parks and sports venues

There are exceptions to the ban at designated areas of some parks where smoking is also allowed, such as at some golf courses, the Autry National Center, the Greek Theater and the Los Angeles Zoo, and when its use is allowed under a filming permit. “I l
added Jan 26, 2016 21:51

[Canada, California] Monster Pot Raid on Tribal Territory in Modoc County; Feds Allege Connection With Canadian Tobacco Giant

A federal search warrant executed on a tribal grow op in Modoc County this morning alleges that a tiny northern California tribe today has partnered up with an executive of a huge Canadian tobacco concern to produce marijuana on a massive scale.
Lost Coast Outpost (Ferndale, CA)
added Jul 20, 2015 11:43

[California] MORRISON: Outdoor smoking bans: Thanks, we'll keep 'em

California has led the way in banning smoking from many parks and beaches. Cities in all 50 states have followed suit. Was it because of health concerns? Sure, in part. But I think the bans were mostly about the fact that it is just plain gross to turn a
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 9, 2013 19:01

[California] Obama to announce Tobacco Tax plan for funding Pre K

California is seen as a shining example of how tobacco taxes can be used to both dissuade smoking and also improve children's health and readiness for school. Now President Obama is following California's lead. When he presents his budget Wednesday, the
89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio
added Apr 9, 2013 02:19

[California] SMOKE SCREEN Big Vape is copying Big Tobacco’s playbook

E-cigarette manufacturer NJOY and importer Smoking Everywhere have hired the same firms that previously helped the tobacco industry evade regulation... THE ATTACKS ON SONEJI ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE LOBBED AT ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO SPEAKS OUT ABOUT THE POSSIBLE H
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54

[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

[California] Smokeless tobacco at Dodger Stadium? You're out of here!

The L.A. council vote, in sports vernacular, was a blowout: The motion won 14-0. In a statement, the council said the ordinance was passed “both to set the right example for America’s youth and for the health of the players.” The Dodgers have previously
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 26, 2016 21:45

[California, Illinois] How Big Vaping is misinforming the public about e-cigarettes

Backed by three vaping-advocacy groups, Not Blowing Smoke borrows font, design elements, and imagery from the state's website... The vaping camp also launched a Twitter account that uses the state campaign's name — Still Blowing Smoke — but with this tagl
Vox Media
added Mar 28, 2015 12:55

[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
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines