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[Michigan] 18 and older may buy tobacco in Genesee County for now, judge rules

Determining that the enforcement of a 21-and-up tobacco-buying age may cause "irreparable harm" to local businesses, on Monday, June 19, Genesee Circuit Judge Judith A. Fullerton granted a preliminary injunction and a temporary restraining order on the co
Michigan Live
added Jun 19, 2017 20:32
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Health Leaders Urge Michigan Lawmakers to Raise

We are very disappointed that a Michigan circuit court today prevented the implementation of Genesee County’s law prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. Such laws are life-saving and contribute to healthier individuals, fa
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:31
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[New York] Alleged Street Boss And Underboss Of La Cosa Nostra Family Charged With Murder And Racketering Offenses In White Plains Federal Court

along with other members and associates of La Cosa Nostra, committed a wide array of crimes in connection with their association with the mafia, including murder...and trafficking in contraband cigarettes.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:29
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Lithium Battery Catches Fire on Flight

Although no one was injured on the flight, lithium battery explosions can cause devastating injuries, particularly in cell phone and e-cigarette explosions. Last year, Samsung recalled millions of its Galaxy Note 7 phones because the batteries were catch
National Law Review
added Jun 19, 2017 20:22
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[California] Want to snuff out a neighbor’s secondhand smoke? Here are 5 things to know

Scott Bonesteel, a San Diego lawyer who won a secondhand smoking case against a homeowners association on behalf of an Orange County family in 2013, says that four years later, he continues to get calls every week from multi-family property dwellers seek
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jun 19, 2017 18:10
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[Australia] Indonesia's 'smoking baby' kicked his habit but the battle against tobacco rages on

Diana also tells us of her struggle to get Aldi to quit in the middle of a fishing village where smoking is ubiquitous and villagers would give him money to buy cigarettes because he was "cute and funny".... But now health experts are alarmed that a contr
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 17, 2017 14:53
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[Oklahoma] Capitol Insider: What Happens If The Supreme Court Finds The Cigarette Fee Unconstitutional?

the Alcoholic Beverage Law Enforcement Commission, the Oklahoma Health Care Authority, the Department of Human Services and the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. If the court finds the fee unconstitutional, those agencies will los
KGOU Radio (Norman, OK)
added Jun 17, 2017 14:15
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[Togo, Texas] Familiar sides square off in Arlington smoking ban lawsuit

The City Council passed the revised smoking ordinance by a 7-2 vote during its May 9 meeting. The revised ban does not regulate electronic cigarettes. Andy Prior, now helping Dream City Coalition in its fight against Arlington's smoking ban, stands deje
Dallas Morning News
added Jun 16, 2017 22:17
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[Florida] Jurors Disagrees On Compensatory Damages In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

A Florida judge on June 15 declared a mistrial in an Engle progeny suit after the jury deadlocked on compensatory damages and attorneys for Philip Morris USA Inc. argued that there cannot be a compromise verdict (Jo Freeman v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No.
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 16, 2017 22:10
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[Florida] Mistrial in Cancer Case Against Philip Morris After Jury Deadlocks on Damages

After one juror rejected a purported verdict and the jury later announced themselves hopelessly deadlocked on damage questions, a state court judge Thursday declared a mistrial over Philip Morris’ alleged role in the cancer death of a Florida smoker. Fre
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 16, 2017 22:04
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