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[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
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[North Carolina] Duke Homestead: Cultivation of a Tobacco Empire

The trek back to Orange County following the Civil War marked the beginning of Washington Duke's rise to prominence in the tobacco business. He gathered his family and returned to his virtually barren homeplace. Having been unable to make the proper paym
Duke Homestead
added Oct 24, 2013 03:23
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[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
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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
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[Wisconsin] Sheboygan cigar-making industry once was smoking

Tobacco was first grown by enterprising Wisconsin settlers in 1844 in Walworth County. Twenty years later, the Civil War boosted the popularity of cigars in the state, but it was ultimately the significant German immigrant population that created a huge
Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Apr 25, 2015 12:31
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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
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Timeline Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

June 2009 President Obama signed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act into law July 2009 Established collection of user fees from industry
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 30, 2013 01:20
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[Canada] Freedom of Speech and the right to lie to Parliament

The unresolved issues today are whether or not the company presidents were liers or outliers and, if the former, whether they can ever be held responsible for using Parliament as part of their efforts to mislead the public.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 22, 2014 14:58
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Should baby boomers worry about the health hazards they grew up with?

“The baby boom really brackets the high rates of smoking in the U.S.,” Diane Lauderdale, professor of epidemiology and chair of the department of health studies at the University of Chicago told FoxNews.com. “The majority of children were probably expose
Fox News
added Feb 11, 2014 17:14
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MULTIMEDIA: Tobacco-Related Events in the United States, 1900-2014

1900 Tobacco Industry and Product Consumption Annual Adult Cigarette Consumption 54 cigarettes per capita 2.5 billion cigarettes smoked 1901 Tobacco Industry and Product Consumption Cigarettes Are Least Popular Tobacco Product Annual Tobacco Consu
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jan 12, 2014 06:01
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