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Smoking among Hispanic/Latino nationality groups and Whites, comparisons between California and the United States

California state residence significantly impacted smoking behaviors as indicated by significant differences in smoking intensity between California and the remaining US among Hispanic/Latino nationality groups. Understanding smoking behaviors across Hisp
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 4, 2017 20:07
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California appeals court affirms plaintiff judgment in tobacco case

affirmed a jury verdict that found Lorillard Tobacco Co partially liable for the death of a heavy smoker and awarded his widow $3.75 million in damages. The three-judge panel of the California Court of Appeal for the Second District, Division Eight, in a
Reuters
added Sep 4, 2017 11:56
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California Appeals Panel Affirms $3.75 Million Judgment Against Tobacco Company ($$)

affirmed a $3.75 million verdict in a product defect and negligence suit against a tobacco company to the widow of a man who died from lung cancer after finding that the trial court did not err in excluding evidence of the man’s exposure to asbestos (Taji
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 1, 2017 14:27
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[California] RJR Unit Can't Shake $3.9M Wrongful Death Verdict On Appeal ($$)

A California appellate court on Wednesday upheld a $3.8 million verdict against an R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. subsidiary for contributing to a smoker’s death by negligently designing its cigarettes, holding that federal law does not preempt the smoker’s w
Law360
added Sep 1, 2017 13:54
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[California] Tobacco-Free Policy Comes Into Effect

On Aug. 1, USF became a completely smoke and tobacco free campus after the tobacco-free campus policy came into effect. Public Safety is aware of the new policy, but students will not be disciplined for violations. Enforcement of this policy is the respo
San Francisco (CA) Foghorn (UCSF)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:21
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California appeals court affirms plaintiff judgment in tobacco case

The three-judge panel of the California Court of Appeal for the Second District, Division Eight, in a unanimous decision on Wednesday said the trial court did not err in its jury instructions and federal law did not preempt the woman’s claims.
Reuters
added Sep 1, 2017 03:07
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[California] C.A. Upholds $3.8 Million Award Against Tobacco Company

Justice Rubin Declares That Federal Government Has Not Preempted Disputes Concerning Liability For Smokers’ Deaths, Rejects Contention That State Is Effectively Creating a Ban on Cigarettes
Metropolitan News-Enterprise (Los Angeles, CA)
added Sep 1, 2017 03:04
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[California] Moving Closer to a Smokefree L.A.

As part of their project, UCLA Center for Health and Policy Research is partnering with community-based organizations to take steps toward expanding smokefree apartment living in the city of Los Angeles. The project will reduce secondhand smoke exposure
Los Angeles Sentinel
added Aug 31, 2017 15:48
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[California] UC appoints new class of Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Student Fellows

Eleven UC Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Student Fellowships of $12,000 each have been awarded to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing projects aimed at reducing the health hazards of smoke and tobacco systemwide and supporting campus policy-oriented ef
University of California, Berkeley
added Aug 30, 2017 04:41
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[California] HARRIS v REYNOLDS: ORDER RE MOTION TO DISMISS SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT (PDF)

These allegations are insufficient for the same reasons the partial representation allegations fail. RJRV disclosed that VUSE produces nicotine and is a tobacco product. A consumer cannot plausibly claim that RJRV misrepresented VUSE to consumers as ri
Amazon CloudFront
added Aug 29, 2017 12:51
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