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Florida's Courts 4th on Tort Reformers' 'Judicial Hellholes' List

"Florida’s storied tobacco litigation shows no signs of burning down after 2016’s back-to-back Florida Supreme Court rulings expanding liability," says the report. Since the state high court lowered evidentiary requirements in tobacco lawsuits a decade
Sunshine State News (Tallahassee, FL)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:33
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Week ahead: Groups await FDA tobacco rule

Industry and advocacy groups are expecting the Food and Drug Administration to release its long-awaited final rule to regulate cigars and electronic cigarettes this month. The FDA, though, is keeping their cards close to the vest. FDA spokesman Michael F
The Hill
added Apr 11, 2016 14:03
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[Canada] City council moving forward with hookah ban

City council is forging ahead with plans to ban the use of herbal water pipes, otherwise known as hookahs, in public places. Council passed a motion Wednesday asking Ottawa Public health to study how it can expand the city's bylaws to regulate all smoki
CRFA (Ottawa) (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 03:48
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[District of Columbia] OBAMA STAFFERS PARTY, SMOKE CUBAN CIGARS ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF BENGHAZI, 9/11 TERROR ATTACKS

Rhodes hurried into a cab, dropping his cigar, marked with a red tape seal, on the sidewalk as he left. That cigar, obtained by Breitbart News, was an H. Upmann Magnum 46 cigar with a seal that read “Habana Cuba.”... Another cigar found nearby was a Mont
breitbart.com
added Sep 13, 2015 15:09
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[Alabama] House Speaker Mike Hubbard says session collapsed after cigarette tax failed

said hopes of solving the state budget shortfall during the special session essentially died earlier this week when a committee snuffed out a proposal to raise the tax on cigarettes....the House Ways and Means General Fund Committee rejected the cigarette
AL.com
added Aug 8, 2015 14:04
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[Colorado] Breckenridge Town Council tables new smoking laws to research cigar bars

the proposed ordinance limits indoor use of electronic devices like vaporizers, also known as vape pens, and places further restrictions on smoking in front of building entrances and on public patios. That final provision brought Jeff Cox to the town cou
Summit Daily News (CO)
added Feb 1, 2015 10:32
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DOJ Banning Smoking in Federal Prisons / Only exemptions for ‘religious reasons’ and staff

All federal prison inmates will be prohibited from smoking, unless they receive a religious exemption. Staff will also still be able to smoke in designated areas. The government said they are moving forward with the regulation, which goes into effect in
Washington Free Beacon
added Dec 5, 2014 17:24
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[Canada, New York] SPEAR: First Nations Need Tobacco More Than Harper's Law and Order

a more plainly descriptive title for this legislation might be "A Bill to Prevent the Mohawks from Cutting Into Our Business." Contraband tobacco refers to the reserve-based smoke shack industry, which has bloomed in the past decade on the reserves alon
First Perspective (ca)
added Feb 21, 2014 15:10
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[Guam] Cruz Bill Would Raise Tax on Smokeless Tobacco Products to the Same Level as the Tax on Cigarettes

Vice Speaker Benjamin Cruz has introduced a bill to make tax rates on smokeless tobacco equal to cigarettes. The aim is to reduce consumption of all tobacco products and prevent the associated harm it causes..
Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Oct 14, 2013 07:07
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[Europe] ARCHIVE: BRAUCHLI: Cigarettes and Senators

Consider Senators Mitch McConnell (R - KY) and Richard Burr (R - N.C.). ... The money that cigarettes have paid the two men, as well as some of their colleagues, makes them understandably sensitive to the well-being of their donors and they have expresse
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:30
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