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[Mississippi] Bill fails that would limit A.G.'s power to sue

Barbour — who was a tobacco lobbyist in Washington during Mississippi's lawsuit against the industry — used the tobacco money to help prop up the state budget .... The payments ... are still being spent under the current Republican governor, Phil Bryant.
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Feb 5, 2015 05:36
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58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC / Two out of five children breathing in passive smoke, study says

"Secondhand smoke can kill, and too many Americans -- and particularly too many children -- are still exposed to secondhand smoke," Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the CDC, said during a midday press conference. Frieden, citing the U.S. Surgeon General, sa
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 3, 2015 19:35
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[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.
Law360
added Feb 3, 2015 20:00
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[Florida] LANDAU v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., et. al.: DEFENDANTS’ MEMORANDUM IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF ORDER EXCLUDING EVIDENCE OF DEFENDANTS’ CONDUCT AFTER 1976 (PDF)

Even if the Court were to determine – contrary to Supreme Court authority – that reprehensibility is an issue for jury consideration during Phase I, that determination still does not open the door to the admission of Defendants’ alleged tortious conduct o
Law360
added Feb 4, 2015 11:33
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GOODIN-SMITH: Voices: Who is calling the shots on the measles vaccination?

1994 and it was a personal choice to smoke in a restaurant... Flash forward to 2015: The smoking ban has spread to 36 states and secondhand smoke’s presence in the air continues to decline, while unvaccinated children have grown up and are now occupying t
USA Today
added Jan 31, 2015 11:30
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[Ohio] Cigarette tax increase to be proposed in Gov. John Kasich's state budget, reopening debate

The tobacco tax hike, part of a wider overall tax cut package, will reopen the debate about whether an increase would encourage smokers to quit and in the process hurt Ohio retailers. Last year, Kasich proposed increasing Ohio's cigarette tax from $1.25
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Feb 2, 2015 17:44
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[Kentucky] Project adds Horse Cave tobacco tales to ‘Stories’ website

Stories about the role of tobacco Horse Cave and the surrounding area, as told by those who grew it and worked in warehouses where it was sold, have been preserved in an online oral history project.
Glasgow (KY) Daily Times
added Feb 2, 2015 18:44
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[UK] DOMINIC LAWSON: Why persecuting smokers will cost us all more in the long run

I was editor of the Sunday Telegraph at that time, and I ran a story about this under the headline ‘Passive Smoking Doesn’t Cause Cancer: Official’, revealing that the WHO had initially kept back its research into passive smoking in seven countries which
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 16:36
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[North Carolina] Upcoming Events: “Tobacco from Jamestown to Winston-Salem”

3 events that take a look at “Tobacco” and its role in developing this community. On January 22nd, Elizabeth Chew, the Betsy Main Babcock Director of the Curatorial and Education Division at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, will outline tobacco in
New Winston Museum (Winston-Salem, NC)
added Jan 23, 2015 14:15
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[North Carolina] Hot Pick: Tobacco Town

TOBACCO TOWN: The New Winston Museum will present “Tobacco from Jamestown to Winston-Salem” at noon today. Elizabeth Chew, the Betsy Main Babcock Director of the Curatorial and Education Division at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, will outline tob
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 23, 2015 14:08
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