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[Massachusetts] Trials Group Of The Year: Weil Gotshal & Manges ($$)

Led by attorneys skilled in breaking down complicated matters for juries, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP notched victories for...Philip Morris USA in a medical-monitoring case, earning it a spot among Law360's 2016 Trials Groups of the...
Law360
added Jan 27, 2017 16:58
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[Canada, Massachusetts] AUDIO: How raising the smoking age to 21 could stop teens from smoking

A small municipality in Massachusetts was the first in the United States to increase the smoking age to 21 from 18 — and the number of teenage smokers decreased dramatically.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 23, 2017 19:03
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Massachusetts lawmaker plans to re-ignite tobacco purchasing debate

Many western Massachusetts communities already require people to be at least 21-years-old to buy tobacco, but Dedham State Representative Paul McMurtry wants to make it the statewide standard. McMurtry wants to re-file a bill to align the tobacco purchas
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Jan 20, 2017 22:05
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[Massachusetts] Boston is 'least-friendly' city for vaping

To uncover the most and least friendly e-cigarette locales in the U.S., Halo, an e-cigarette company, looked at the top 300 largest cities and created a list of all the vape shops listed on Yelp. Then, it examined the existing laws that restrict e-cigare
Metro International
added Jan 20, 2017 15:24
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[Massachusetts] Bay State smokers burn through cash at near national high

Smokers in the Bay State burn an average of $43,000 every year to support their habit — more money than in nearly any other region in the U.S., according to a new study on the costs of tobacco addiction. “I think it’s a real eye-opener for smokers natio
Boston (MA) Herald
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40
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[Massachusetts] Cigarette smuggling in Mass. is up sharply, study says

In 2014 nearly one third of cigarettes in Massachusetts had been smuggled into the state, a sharp uptick over prior years, according to a recent study by the Tax Foundation. Smuggling tobacco across state lines is a crime made lucrative by disparities i
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jan 18, 2017 17:56
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[Asia, Massachusetts] Tufts MC grants target tobacco use in Chinatown

Tufts Medical Center announced on Jan. 9 seven Boston programs will share more than $300,000 in grants to educate the city’s Asian community about a deadly drug: tobacco. “Nationwide, we are starting to see a decline in cigarette smoking in many ethnic
Sampan Newspaper
added Jan 13, 2017 16:39
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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Terrifying CCTV shows an e-cigarette EXPLODE in an office worker's face leaving him needing 12 stitches

A man in an office goes to take a puff on electronic cigarette / As the cigarette nears his mouth it explodes / Taken to hospital and received 12 stitches after accident in Massachusetts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 9, 2017 12:49
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[Massachusetts] Cigarette, medical oxygen start fire at condo complex

The plaintiff suffered an ankle fracture descending from a second-story balcony to escape the blaze, which erupted when actively flowing medical oxygen in the unit below was ignited due to the tenant dropping a lit cigarette.
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
added Dec 26, 2016 18:12
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[Massachusetts] Product Liability MVP: Latham & Watkins' Kenneth Parsigian ($$)

Latham & Watkins partner Kenneth Parsigian’s work in helping defeat a class of healthy Marlboro smokers who were seeking to stick Philip Morris with a nearly $190 million tab for annual preventive lung screenings won a spot on this year’s list of Product
Law360
added Dec 23, 2016 13:54
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