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[Cuba, Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared in $16M Suit over Fatal Lung Disease

Jurors took less than three hours to find Renato Santos was not a member of the Engle class of smokers suing the nation’s tobacco companies for diseases caused by nicotine addiction. Santos, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1962, smoked Reynolds-brand Pall
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 23, 2015 15:52
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No decline in overall youth tobacco use since 2011

4.7 million middle and high school students report using a tobacco product; almost half use at least two... 8.6 percent smoked cigars, 7.2 percent used hookahs, 6.0 percent used smokeless tobacco, percent smoked pipe tobacco, and 0.6 percent smoked bidis
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Apr 14, 2016 17:40
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[Canada] Stoney Creek startup tobacco business goes up in smoke

CT&G, a cigarette company started in Stoney Creek by a consortium of Korean convenience store owners to try to take on Big Tobacco, has declared bankruptcy. ..established in an attempt to offset losses following a 2010 move by Imperial Tobacco that effec
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Sep 13, 2014 20:42
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[Florida] Are White Men Better Jurors for Tobacco Companies?

Enoch's counsel used a peremptory challenge during the preliminary examination to strike prospective juror 18, a white man, during voir dire. But the tobacco companies objected, raising race and gender issues. "He's a white male. I don't understand what …
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:37
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[New York] How Tiffany Warren, an Executive at Omnicom Group, Spends Her Sundays Sunday Routine

I try to head to Blew Smoke, in Brooklyn. It’s really chill and cool and sexy — it’s men and women at a cigar club, and they’ll either watch a movie or football. I smoke flavored cigars, like a vanilla one. Mostly I just like being in the environment — t
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2016 02:17
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[Michigan] 1937 cigar industry strike

A history of the sit down strikes by predominantly Polish women workers in Detroit during the great depression: part of a national wave of sit-ins.
libcom.org (libertarian communism)
added Dec 13, 2015 16:45
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[Massachusetts] Lorillard appeals in Mass. cigarette samples case

Lorillard's appeal is set to go before the highest court in Massachusetts next month. . . . During the 2010 trial, Evans' lawyers said Marie Evans first received free samples of Lorillard's Newport cigarettes when she was 9 or 10 years old. She said s
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 25, 2012 12:18
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Highlights from the American Journal of Public Health: November 2012 issue

1) Secondhand smoke exposure is attributable to health and economic burden . . . 3) Tobacco use patterns differ across U.S. states and subpopulations
Newswise
added Sep 20, 2012 17:45
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[Massachusetts] Has Boston's 2011 cigar packaging and pricing regulation reduced availability of single-flavoured cigars popular with youth? [Free Full Text]

Retailers throughout Boston are in compliance with the regulation. The regulation has been effective in reducing levels and disparities in availability of flavoured single cigars popular with youth across Boston neighbourhoods, regardless of socioeconomic
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2016 23:53
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[California] Black Group Asks FDA to Snuff Out Menthol Cigarettes

the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council is using the day to urge the Food and Drug Administration to ban menthol in tobacco products, arguing that menthol masks the harsh taste of tobacco, encouraging more African Americans to smoke and to
New America Media
added May 31, 2013 17:12
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