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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[Massachusetts] PHAI Takes Cigarette Companies to Court

its newly formed Center for Public Health Litigation has filed lawsuits against two major tobacco companies and several local distributors on behalf of the families of two former smokers who suffered devastating disease from smoking cigarettes. “This is
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:08
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[Massachusetts] FDA: cigarette of the future could be non-addictive

Mitch Zeller, the director for the FDA Center for Tobacco Products, sat down for an interview Monday to discuss efforts to help people stop smoking and to keep kids from starting in the first place. Here’s a run-down of some of the things on his agenda,
Boston (MA) Globe
added Nov 8, 2013 20:48
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Trying to quit smoking just got a little easier

Now, the FDA has seen the light and will remove the time limits and the rules about cheating. With its announcement on Monday, the bureau recognized that anything that helps people to quit should be encouraged, not forbidden. Unlike many FDA moves, thi
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 5, 2013 14:47
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