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TPLP Applauds Surgeon General Report’s Focus on Tobacco Litigation (#SGR50); Massachusetts Seen as New Frontier

Thanks to a landmark 2013 ruling by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) in the case of Evans v. Lorillard Tobacco Co., the Bay State is poised to become the most attractive state in which to file product liability lawsuits against tobacco compa
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jan 17, 2014 16:06
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[Massachusetts] $2m in fees awarded in smoking case

Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 3, 2011 00:00
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[Massachusetts] Experts: SJC’s tobacco ruling could pave way for suits

A first-in-the-nation Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court finding that tobacco companies cannot claim special protection under the law simply because their products are addictive could open the door to a slew of product liability suits, experts said. T
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jun 13, 2013 09:37
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[Massachusetts] Lorillard, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results

in Evans v. Lorillard Tobacco Company, a conventional product liability case ... Lorillard Tobacco paid the $79 million in compensatory damages and statutory interest, and the case is now dismissed in its entirety, including the potential for punitive or
Lorillard Tobacco Company
added Oct 23, 2013 11:22
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[Florida] HOPKINS: Big Tobacco--Emperor Has No Clothes in Massachusetts

InjuryBoard.com
added Sep 2, 2011 00:00
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[Massachusetts] Heated debate over proposed smoking bans in Cambridge

The proposed changes add new restrictions on smoking in public places, including parks and city-owned open space, hotel and inns and outdoor seating areas adjacent to bars and restaurants. The amendments also attempt to regulate nicotine delivery product
Wicked Local (MA)
added Nov 6, 2014 15:31
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Rational policy for e-cigarettes

communities might want to hold off on banning public use of these devices. Until we know they pose a threat to anyone but the user, how are they different from banning nicotine gum? Adults are free to make their own decisions unless there’s a good reason
Wicked Local (MA)
added Oct 26, 2013 20:09
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[Massachusetts] Mass gov't. officials attempt to regulate e-cigarette sales

As a bill to prohibit minors from purchasing electronic cigarettes works its way through the state legislature, Mass. Attorney Gen. Martha Coakley, along with 39 other attorneys general, signed a letter to the Food and Drug Administration asking that e-c
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:32
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[Massachusetts] Medway Board of Health drafting new tobacco regulations

But the Massachusetts Smoke-Free Workplace Law, enacted in 2004, states that smoking is prohibited in any and all workplaces, including hotels and motels – which Medway does not regulate in terms of secondhand smoke. The discussion of the changes comes
Milford (MA) Daily News
added Oct 31, 2013 13:30
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[Massachusetts] Brockton merchant throws up hands on roll-your-own cigarette machines

Injunction allowing roll-your-own cigarette machines lifted
Wicked Local (MA)
added Aug 22, 2012 13:16
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