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[Maryland] COLLINS: Georgetown University, Learning From Its Sins

The Jesuit cemetery in St. Inigoes, Md., used to be surrounded by tobacco fields. Over the course of roughly 150 years, those fields were worked by hundreds of slaves owned by the Jesuits... I am convinced that the past matters in the present. That is one
New York Times
added Aug 31, 2016 21:34
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[Maryland] Judy Center nips smoking, other harmful habits in bud

a disproportionate number of them are in Somerset County, which is why the county Judy Center Partnership has launched a smoking cessation campaign designed to spare young children from secondhand smoke and to reduce their likelihood of picking up the pot
DelmarvaNow.com
added Aug 19, 2016 19:35
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Tobacco Companies Seek Supreme Court Review Of FAA Ruling In Maryland ($$)

on June 22 seeking to certify two questions over the Federal Arbitration Act and whether a Maryland appellate court erred by invalidating a multi-hundred-million dollar arbitration settlement between the state and a group of tobacco companies stemming fr
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 21, 2016 19:54
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[Maryland] Tobacco Companies Reiterate Divide Among State Courts In FAA Question ($$)

A group of tobacco companies reiterated to the U.S. Supreme Court on July 5 that it should review a case involving the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) between a group of tobacco companies and states over whether the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) p
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 21, 2016 19:51
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[Maryland] Recycling program collects 55000 cigarette butts from Baltimore's Inner Harbor in six months

A recycling initiative collected 55,000 cigarette butts during its first six months in the Harbor East neighborhood, according to a news release. The Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore started the program by installing 15 recycling receptacles and now
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Jul 13, 2016 20:02
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Asbestos-Tobacco Case Too Late, But Joinder Not Impossible, Maryland Court Says ($$)

Joinder of tobacco defendants for their alleged “synergistic” role in a lung cancer case in Maryland’s special asbestos docket came too late, but may be permissible in the future, the state’s top court held July 5 (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Inc., et al.
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 7, 2016 18:21
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[Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania] Tobacco companies seek U.S. Supreme Court hearing; hundreds of millions of dollars at stake

largest tobacco manufacturers have filed a second petition...The manufacturers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether the Federal Arbitration Act — which governs contract agreements involving interstate commerce — pre-empts contrary state
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 7, 2016 13:38
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R.J.REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., COMMONWEALTH BRANDS, INC., ET AL., v. STATE OF MARYLAND: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI (PDF)

QUESTIONS PRESENTED Whether, when the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") governs an arbitration, the FAA's judicial­ review standards apply in state court and preempt application of different state-law judicial-review standards. Whether, when arbitrators h
Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 6, 2016 14:26
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[Maryland] Tobacco Cos. Ask High Court To Undo Arbitration Reversal ($$)

asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to determine whether a Maryland appeals court was wrong to undo a 2013 arbitration ruling it said wrongly reduced payments owed to the state under a 1998 nationwide settlement with the...
Law360
added Jul 2, 2016 17:46
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[Maryland] VIDEO: FDA e-cigarette and vape regulations will impact local users

Michael Keller, the manager of S.S. Vape on York Road, said it's dangerous for customers when they don't know what's in the e-liquid they're smoking. "You can go somewhere and they can add a whole bunch of stuff to it, you don't really know the quality
WMAR ABC2 (Baltimore, MD)
added May 18, 2016 16:21
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