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[Massachusetts] Lorillard Inc. (LO): Lorillard's CEO Discusses Q3 2013 Results

We felt strongly about our position on appeal and we took it to the highest court in Massachusetts, the court agreed with us on numerous points and vacated punitive damages, but the court disagreed with us on the compensatory damages. Accordingly, we have
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 24, 2013 03:40

[Massachusetts] SJC orders retrial for $81M in punitive damages in tobacco case

Massachusetts' highest court yesterday threw out an $81 million punitive damages award for the family of a late Roxbury woman who was hooked on cigarettes thanks to free samples she got as a child at her Orchard Park playground -- but the court found her
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jun 12, 2013 14:57

[Massachusetts] NH's tobacco tax revenues plummet

But the year-old tax reduction failed to live up to expectations -- falling $11.5 million below projections.
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jul 9, 2012 03:00

[Massachusetts] Group’s lawsuits aim to boost public health

there’s an intriguing twist to the suits filed in Middlesex Superior Court last month. They are the product of a new Boston group that seeks to promote public health through the courts. And these lawyers are working on several fronts, not just tobacco. T
Boston (MA) Globe
added Apr 12, 2015 12:39

[Massachusetts] This was then: The Cigar Smoking Machine

This was then: The Cigar Smoking Machine
Martha's Vineyard (MA) Times
added Dec 24, 2015 16:46

[Massachusetts] Cancer's (not) smoking gun: BU, UCLA researchers say e-cigs still unsafe

according to an ongoing study between researchers at Boston University and University of California-Los Angeles, the answer may not be this simple and straightforward. In fact, their research indicates that electronic cigarettes, often referred to as e-ci
The Daily Free Press (Boston University)
added Apr 29, 2014 18:30

[Massachusetts] SJC splits decision in cigarette samples appeal

The state's highest court says the family of a late Boston woman who got free cigarette samples as a child can keep $35 million in punitive damages awarded in a lawsuit against the tobacco company. But justices Tuesday threw out an $81 million compensato
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 11, 2013 11:59

[Massachusetts] Smokey Joe's Cigar Lounge, residents clash over smoking permit in downtown Springfield

located on the ground floor of the McIntosh Condominiums on Chestnut Street, has local and state permits to allow smoking by its members and guests, but the condominium association is opposed to renewal, saying they are harmed by second-hand smoke.
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Aug 10, 2016 18:32

[Massachusetts] UMass Boston bans smoking on campus

The University of Massachusetts Boston on Tuesday banned smoking on school property. The prohibition also applies to vaporizers and e-cigarettes. Effective immediately, students, visitors, and staff will no longer be able to light up in outdoor spaces i
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jan 20, 2016 18:38

[Massachusetts] Southampton bans tobacco sales to those under 21, enacts other restrictions

The measure, which was approved unanimously by the Board of Health on Dec. 9, also restricts where e-cigarettes can be used and the sale of cigars and flavored tobacco products, according to a statement issued by town Health Director Geraldine Swanson.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Dec 23, 2015 20:23
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