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Missouri prisons go tobacco free

Missouri prisons are now tobacco free. This change comes after an inmate took the Missouri Department of Corrections to court and won, blaming the department for his secondhand smoke. The tobacco free change became official April 1, 2018. The ban is for
KSPR-TV Springfield 33 (Springfield, MO)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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[Germany] Cigarette warnings does not need to be visible in the store

The warnings printed on packets of cigarettes do not necessarily have to be visible in the store. This has the district court Berlin in a on 29. It dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband against a seller. On landing shelves
InfoSurHoy.com
added Apr 3, 2018 15:32
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Illinois Appellate Court Upholds Denial Of Retail Tobacco License

upholding the denial of an application for a retail tobacco license because the evidence showed that the store had been operating without a current license and continued to operate despite several cease-and-desist orders (E Cigs Loop Inc., et al. v. Chica
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 2, 2018 22:44
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[Florida] KAPLAN V. PHILIP MORRIS, ET AL. UPCOMINGTrial 04/09/18 –

plaintiff claims defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related illness through their concealment of smoking's risks.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 2, 2018 22:43
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[Montana] Missoula Children's Museum to move after smoke concerns

believes they have grounds to break their lease agreement... Museum patrons began sending complaints of tobacco smell to the Missoula-County Health Department months ago which led to the Health Board filing a lawsuit against the Fool’s End Cigar Club, loc
KPAX CBS 8 (Missoula, MT)
added Apr 2, 2018 15:35
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RJR Prevails at Trial Over Florida Woman's Death, As Jury Rejects Link Between Its Cigs and Her COPD

needed about nine hours to conclude that while Vivian Gay was addicted to cigarettes, Reynolds' cigarettes did not cause her death from complications related to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 31, 2018 20:33
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[Colorado] Attorneys invited to April housing law training

The training is open to attorneys and mediators interested in housing law, and will cover topics, including:... secondhand smoke as a legal issue; implementation of smoke-free policies... To register, visit www.cosmokefreehousing.org.
Durango (CO) Herald
added Mar 31, 2018 20:13
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[Germany, New York] What We Can Learn About the Ludicrous Kirsten Gillibrand "Sex Cult" Scandal and What We Can't

Gillibrand went on to defend big tobacco against lawsuits in the mid-90s—even taking two trips to a German lab that questioned the cigarette-cancer connection on behalf of Phillip Morris
Paste Magazine
added Mar 31, 2018 16:43
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[Germany, New York] ARCHIVE: Gillibrand's trip on Tobacco Road

The New York Times has a detailed investigation of Gillibrand's legal work for big tobacco in the 1990s. It turns out then-Kirsten Rutnik played a middle-of-the-pack role in defending Phillip Morris against lawsuits, twice traveling to a controversial la
Politico
added Mar 31, 2018 16:43
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VIDEO: Missouri prisoners will no longer be allowed to smoke starting Sunday

It may seem like a cruel April Fool’s joke, but Missouri prisoners will wake up this April 1 to news they can no longer smoke. Missouri's Department of Corrections has been working for months to avoid a potential Easter rebellion.
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:20
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