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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] DeflateGate: NFL Hired Same Research Firm That Denied Secondhand Smoke Causes Cancer

Los Angeles Times...alleges that Exponent is a “hired gun” called upon by major corporations to “weather messy disputes.”... Does this article change the way you feel about Ted Wells’ findings?
WBZT.com
added May 7, 2015 12:47
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[Massachusetts] Vaping business advocates product to quit cigarettes

Like the nicotine patch before it, vaping advocates say it provides a safer way to place nicotine into the bloodstream, and is fast becoming the way for smokers to quit. "It simulates smoking," said Si Caponette, co-owner of City Vapor and E-Cig in Kelle
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Nov 25, 2013 12:44
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco firms, regulators take notice of e-cigarettes

As e-cigarette use climbs across the country, big tobacco and government regulators have taken notice. In 2012, Lorillard Inc., the country's third-biggest tobacco company, purchased the e-cigarette brand "blu eCigs" for $135 million. The brand now is s
Wicked Local (MA)
added Aug 27, 2013 11:01
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[Massachusetts] Mass. high court partially overturns landmark tobacco case award

The Supreme Judicial Court upheld the award of compensatory damages to the woman’s son and her estate, but struck down the award of punitive damages. “We affirm the judgment only in part,” the court said in a unanimous 82-page opinion written by Justic
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 11, 2013 11:47
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[Massachusetts] BREAKING: Healthy Marlboro Smokers Denied Lung Screening By Mass. Jury ($$)

California, Louisiana, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts have explicitly allowed this new type of claim; the latter’s high court ruled in 2010 that medical-monitoring claims can proceed under a tight set of guidelines. U.S. District Judge Denise Casper wil
Law360
added Feb 10, 2016 23:04
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[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
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[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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[Massachusetts] PLAINTIFFS’ MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN OPPOSITION TO PHILIP MORRIS’ MOTION IN LIMINE TO EXCLUDE DR. HAMMOND’S TESTIMONY REGARDING FEASIBLE ALTERNATIVE DESIGNS (PDF)

In his report, Dr. Hammond discusses feasible designs which could have reduced smokers’ exposure to carcinogenic tars. Ex. B. They include lower tar cigarettes, e-cigarettes, reduced nicotine cigarettes, and cigarettes with fewer tobacco-specific nitro
Law360
added Aug 14, 2015 11:33
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[Massachusetts] Up in Smoke: THE LAW SCHOOL’S PUBLIC HEALTH ADVOCACY INSTITUTE MOVES CLOSER TO MAKING SMOKING A RELIC OF THE PAST

The rationale for the new litigation arm, Daynard says, is that too many lawyers avoid cases that forge into new territory. “It’s hard to persuade them to do things that haven’t been done before,” he says. The lesson of the tobacco wars, he says, is that
Northeastern School of Law Magazine
added Mar 5, 2015 13:42
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