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[California] Tony Gwynn's family sues tobacco industry over star's death

The court filing lists eight defendants, including Altria Group Corp. and US Smokeless Tobacco Co. LLC., and two people the suit says ran an intramural softball team called "Skoal Brothers" at San Diego State in the late 1970s. The "Skoal Brothers" provi
AP - Associated Press
added May 24, 2016 13:20

[California] Tony Gwynn’s Family Sues Tobacco Industry, Seeking Recourse Over Fatal Habit

The family of Tony Gwynn, a baseball Hall of Famer who died of salivary gland cancer in 2014, filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against the tobacco industry, charging that Gwynn had been manipulated into the addiction to smokeless tobacco that ultima
New York Times
added May 24, 2016 13:11

CVS Health Publishes 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

and achieving a 10% decline in new youth smokers, as well as a 3% decline in the national youth smoking rate. Progress toward these targets will be fueled by CVS Health's Be The First campaign, a five-year, $50 million initiative to help deliver the nati
PR Newswire
added May 19, 2016 17:18
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[Washington] WSU Tri-Cities going tobacco free in all buildings, grounds

Washington State University Tri-Cities will clear the air beginning with next fall’s classes by making the entire Richland campus tobacco free. The new policy, which goes into effect Aug. 22, prohibits cigarettes and pipe tobacco as well as smokeless to
Tri-City (WA) Herald
added May 18, 2016 19:05

[New Zealand] Novel nicotine inhaler doubles smoking quit rates University of Otago

A study by researchers at New Zealand's University of Otago, Wellington shows that smokers who used a nicotine inhaler were twice as likely to quit smoking as smokers using a placebo inhaler. The researchers developed and tested a novel nicotine inhaler
added May 17, 2016 20:26

[Arizona] NAU to become tobacco free in July

Northern Arizona University President Rita Cheng announced Thursday afternoon, effective July 1, NAU will become a smoke and tobacco free campus. In a statement, Cheng said current policies already prohibit smoking inside university buildings and univer
Arizona Daily Sun
added May 13, 2016 19:53

£930000 to develop new smoking cessation aids

Chemists at the University of Bristol have been awarded £930,000 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to develop potential new aids to help smokers stop smoking.
University of Bristol (uk)
added May 13, 2016 19:52

Northern Arizona Univ. adopts tobacco-free campus policy

Northern Arizona University will become a smoke- and tobacco-free campus beginning July 1. NAU President Rita Cheng made the announcement Thursday. She says the initiative reflects the school's strong commitment to wellness and public health and to crea
AP - Associated Press
added May 13, 2016 18:07

[California] UCLA community reacts to new law aimed at stubbing out underage smoking

Some Westwood smoke shop owners and UCLA students disagreed on the effectiveness of a new law that will increase the smoking age in California to 21 on June 9. Gov. Jerry Brown signed several bills May 4 that will also classify electronic cigarettes as
The Daily Bruin (UCLA)
added May 12, 2016 20:20

[California] Proposed Law Banning Smoking on Campus Gains Steam

The California State Assembly passed bill (AB 1594) April 25 that, if ratified, will prohibit all use of tobacco products on California community college and state university campuses by January 2018. The next stop for the bill, authored by Assemblymemb
The Guardsman (City College of San Francisco)
added May 12, 2016 12:39
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