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ZOTTER: Judicial Follies: More tobacco dangers

One doesn’t hear much about exploding cigars these days, however, and that could be because of cases like Clem Nieman’s. He sued Dow Drug Co., as well as S. Frieder Sons. (He apparently didn’t sue the Helena Cigar Company, probably because of the difficu
Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal
added Feb 11, 2015 06:49

[UK, USA] 16 outrageous tobacco ads that would be illegal today

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Stanford School of Medicine's "Research into the Impact of Tobacco Advertising." Over the years, the project has published more than 16,000 vintage tobacco ads. Most of them would be completely illegal in man
Business Insider
added Jun 30, 2016 20:31

[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Fight To Keep 'Tortious' Conduct Off Engle Trial ($$)

Reynolds Tobacco Co. and other tobacco giants fought Saturday to preserve two court orders so far finding that evidence of their conduct after a smoker kicked the habit in the 1970s should be kept from an upcoming Engle trial this month.
added Feb 3, 2015 20:00

[Florida] Engle Trading Card Tuesday Series 2, #1: Howard Acosta

we’re introducing Series 2 of our the trading cards. Each Tuesday, we’ll issue a new card featuring a case or attorney that has made a significant impact in this landmark litigation.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 13, 2014 06:02

[New York] When it came to cigarettes, Rochester was Peerless

we recall the time when Rochester was remarkable for its cigarettes. Yes, cigarettes. Credit that distinction, dubious or not, to William S. Kimball, whose story has been well told by several local historians, among them Blake McKelvey, Donovan Shilling,
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Oct 30, 2013 15:51

[New Zealand] Inside the gates at Big Tobacco's happy place

In the face of increasing pressure from anti-smoking lobbyists, the three main players in New Zealand's tobacco industry - British American Tobacco, Imperial and Philip Morris - are all still raking it in.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Oct 13, 2013 01:09

[New York] Who Made That Cigarette Filter?

Robert N. Proctor, a professor of the history of science at Stanford . . . Here he talks about the promises made for filters. Were filters used to obscure the dangers of cigarettes? Oh, yes. Filters are the deadliest fraud in the history of human civili
New York Times
added Jul 6, 2012 11:56

Thank You for Not Smoking / How the WHO Fought Tobacco Through Treaties

The FCTC, as the first treaty negotiated under the auspices of WHO and the first collective response to non-communicable diseases, provides a critical case study of how developments at the international level can influence domestic policymaking and creat
Foreign Affairs
added Sep 25, 2015 16:09

[North Carolina] Welcome to (Your Name Here) Medical School

Bowman Gray School of Medicine …became increasingly awkward to have an emblem of the leading cause of preventable death headlining an esteemed medical institution … quietly went back to being just the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 15, 2015 12:40

Ohio Statehouse can help snuff out disturbing trend 50 years after Surgeon General's landmark smoking report: Toby Cosgrove and Michael F. Roizen

But Ohio has now sullied itself by being one of the few states -- if not the only state -- with increased tobacco use since 2009. Why?... We need leadership in Columbus; we in the United States, and in Ohio especially, can’t afford for additional progre
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Jan 12, 2014 04:00
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