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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.
Dec 3, 2012 Suffolk University Law School - Boston
added Dec 7, 2012 16:33
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
Dec 4, 2012 Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 4, 2012 13:47
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.
Oct 16, 2012 The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Oct 16, 2012 07:18
H.4291 would change Massachusetts' definition of 'smokeless tobacco' for tax purposes to include electronic cigarettes and dissolvable tobacco.
Jul 27, 2012 Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA)
added Jul 30, 2012 12:04
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
Dec 2, 2015 Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 2, 2015 07:55
[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
Jun 12, 2015 Tobacco Control
added Jun 14, 2015 20:59
1. Do you think the Montague Board of Health should increase the minimum age for tobacco sales from age 18 to age 21?
Jan 16, 2015 SurveyMonkey.com LLC
added Jan 16, 2015 12:24
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
Dec 28, 2013 Boston (MA) Herald
added Dec 31, 2013 18:13
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
Nov 4, 2013 Boston (MA) Globe
added Nov 5, 2013 18:08
the Board of Health has banned smoking in the outdoor seating areas of restaurants where the waitstaff serves customers.
Feb 27, 2013 Wareham (MA) Week
added Feb 27, 2013 18:27