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[California] Register of Actions (ROA): Case Title: Gwynn vs. Altria Group Inc

05/23/2016 Complaint filed by Gwynn, Alicia; Gwynn-Jones, Anisha...Civil Case Management Conference scheduled for 10/21/2016 at 01:00:00 PM at Central in C-71 Gregory W Pollack.
Superior Court of California, County of San Diego
added May 27, 2016 17:23
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[California] Family of Tony Gwynn officially announces lawsuit against tobacco company

"In the late 1970s, as Tony Gwynn was entering San Diego State University as a minor, they ran a sophisticated marketing campaign targeting minors, African Americans, college students, and athletes. Sadly, Tony Gwynn was their perfect target, and in 2014
KUSI-9 (San Diego, CA)
added May 27, 2016 17:13
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[California] LIEF: Gwynn’s Appeal to Jury Could Overshadow Medical Science

Precisely, the kind of chewing tobacco Gwynn used does have some risk of oral cancer, but not parotid gland cancer, which is the kind to which he succumbed. Don’t just take our word for it. Supporting this view is the American Medical Association and the
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added May 27, 2016 16:52
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Who walks into vape shops in Southern California?: a naturalistic observation of customers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Vape shops provide consumers a place to purchase and discuss e-cigarettes and offer an environment that serves as a place of recreation with customers lounging once inside. Findings should inform local tobacco control efforts and regulatory policies in t
BioMed Central (uk)
added May 27, 2016 11:22
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Large majority of California voters favor raising tobacco tax $2 per pack, poll says

The poll results are a boost to a coalition of health groups called Save Lives California that has submitted signatures it believes are sufficient to qualify the measure for the November ballot. “Voters are poised and ready to save lives and ask smokers
Los Angeles Times
added May 26, 2016 08:27
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[California] Letters: Tobacco users, including Gwynn, knew the risks

Stop blaming others. Tony made a mistake and continued doing so even after he knew it was not wise. He paid the price. Now it seems that others are trying to capitalize on his mistakes by suing the evil tobacco industry.
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added May 26, 2016 08:14
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[California] VIDEO: Tony Gwynn family: Tobacco industry targeted African Americans

The lawsuit states that the industry honed in on young African-American men in particular, citing a “Project Apollo” marketing campaign that would distribute free samples in “the largest African-American population centers nationwide.”
USA Today
added May 26, 2016 08:13
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[California] VIDEO: Gwynn family on tobacco company lawsuit: 'They used him'

Tony Gwynn Jr., his sister Anisha Gwynn-Jones and their attorney David S. Casey, Jr. held a press conference Tuesday to discuss the family's lawsuit against the tobacco industry whom they hold accountable for the baseball great's death.
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added May 26, 2016 08:10
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[California] Tony Gwynn’s children put blame on tobacco industry

“Our dad was an elite athlete who didn’t drink or smoke because he cared about his health and performance,” Tony Gwynn Jr. said. “If he had known how addictive and harmful to his health dip was, he would not have started using it in college, become addic
Los Angeles Times
added May 26, 2016 08:08
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[California] NOON: Gwynn Would Not Have Wanted to Sue Big Tobacco If Still Alive

What matters in the end is we must continue to influence our children that smoking, dipping and chewing tobacco in any way, shape or form, is bad for you. If they choose to rebel and use it by their own volition, then so be it.
KFMB Radio 760 (San Diego, CA)
added May 26, 2016 08:00
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