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VIDEO: SJC-11179, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Oral Arguments: Evans v. Lorillard Tobacco Company

Torts; Wrongful Death-- Various issues arising out of a multi-million dollar judgment against a cigarette manufacturer in a suit by the estate of a smoker who died from lung cancer; whether an award of punitive damages was proper.
Suffolk University Law School - Boston
added Dec 7, 2012 16:33
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco company challenges $152m award in case of Newport cigarette smoker

In his oral argument to the Supreme Judicial Court, attorney Paul F. Ware Jr. said there was no evidence presented at a Suffolk Superior Court civil trial that directly linked the giveway of Newport cigarettes in the Orchard Park neighborhood to the smok
Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 4, 2012 13:47
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[Massachusetts] Potential cigarette carton images stir controversy

Although the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is pushing to require graphic images on cigarette packaging, controversy over First Amendment rights has stirred a number of health and smoking rights advocates.
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Oct 16, 2012 07:18
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CASAA: Massachusetts Call to Action on E-Cigarette Tax Bill

H.4291 would change Massachusetts' definition of 'smokeless tobacco' for tax purposes to include electronic cigarettes and dissolvable tobacco.
Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Jul 30, 2012 12:04
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[Massachusetts] Judge Asked To Award $600M For Alleged False Marketing Of Marlboro Lights

A trial has concluded in a class action brought on behalf of nearly 200,000 Massachusetts smokers who claim they were duped into buying Marlboro Lights by Philip Morris USA’s advertisements that they contained less nicotine than normal cigarettes, leaving
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2015 07:55
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[Massachusetts] Community reductions in youth smoking after raising the minimum tobacco sales age to 21

results suggest that raising the minimum sales age to 21 for tobacco contributes to a greater decline in youth smoking relative to communities that did not pass this ordinance. These findings support local community-level action to raise the tobacco sales
Tobacco Control
added Jun 14, 2015 20:59
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[Massachusetts] INCREASING THE MINIMUM AGE FOR TOBACCO SALES IN MONTAGUE FROM AGE 18 to 21.

1. Do you think the Montague Board of Health should increase the minimum age for tobacco sales from age 18 to age 21?
SurveyMonkey.com LLC
added Jan 16, 2015 12:24
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Hypocrisy over smokes

But now at least eight communities have raised the age to 21 and four others have set it at 19. Keep in mind, this is a perfectly legal product and unlike alcohol no one can get arrested for driving while smoking. Add to that the fact that most 18- to 20
Boston (MA) Herald
added Dec 31, 2013 18:13
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[Massachusetts] FDA: cigarette of the future could be non-addictive

We have the authority given to us by Congress to reduce nicotine in cigarettes down to nearly zero," Zeller said. Since nicotine is the addictive chemical in cigarettes, teens who start smoking products that are almost nicotine-free could, in theory, nev
Boston (MA) Globe
added Nov 5, 2013 18:08
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[Massachusetts] New smoking regulations target secondhand smoke, blunt wraps, and rolling machines

the Board of Health has banned smoking in the outdoor seating areas of restaurants where the waitstaff serves customers.
Wareham (MA) Week
added Feb 27, 2013 18:27
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