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[Massachusetts] Tobacco company challenges $152m award in case of Newport cigarette smoker

Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 6, 2012 09:53
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco company challenges $152m award in case of Newport cigarette smoker

In his oral argument to the Supreme Judicial Court, attorney Paul F. Ware Jr. said there was no evidence presented at a Suffolk Superior Court civil trial that directly linked the giveway of Newport cigarettes in the Orchard Park neighborhood to the smok
Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 4, 2012 13:47
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco company seeks wrongful-death retrial

A tobacco company that claims it didn't get a fair trial will ask the state's highest court this morning to reverse a $116 million wrongful-death judgment awarded two years ago on behalf of a Dorchester lawyer who lost his mother to her nicotine addictio
Boston (MA) Herald
added Dec 4, 2012 13:45
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[Massachusetts] Framingham State University aims to be tobacco-free by next year

But the details of that campus-wide ban on cigarettes, chewing tobacco and similar products are still up in the air, as an ad hoc committee responsible for developing the policy introduces its preliminary draft to students and staff.
Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added Dec 4, 2012 01:26
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[Massachusetts] LETTER: Cigarette tax has saved lives since '92

Since 1992, the SouthCoast area continues to be at the forefront of passing local Board of Health regulations to protect youth from access to tobacco products and protecting the public from exposure to secondhand smoke. We wish to thank the SouthCoast v
Taunton (MA) Gazette
added Dec 1, 2012 15:07
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[Massachusetts] WILLIE EVANS vs. LORILLARD TOBACCO COMPANY & others: CALENDAR & DOCKET

FUTURE CALENDAR Monday, December 3rd 2012, 9:00 AM Presiding: Ireland, C.J., Spina, Cordy, Botsford, Gants, Duffly, JJ. John Adams Courthouse, Courtroom One, Second Floor, Pemberton Square, Boston, MA 02108
Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court of Massachusetts
added Nov 30, 2012 19:34
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[Massachusetts] Lorillard Appeals Cigarette-Sample Ruling

Arguments to Supreme Judicial Court start Dec. 3
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 27, 2012 13:10
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[Massachusetts] Lorillard appeals in Mass. cigarette samples case

Lorillard's appeal is set to go before the highest court in Massachusetts next month. . . . During the 2010 trial, Evans' lawyers said Marie Evans first received free samples of Lorillard's Newport cigarettes when she was 9 or 10 years old. She said s
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 25, 2012 12:18
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[Massachusetts] Berkshire Community College group advocates for tighter smoking restrictions

A grassroots group at Berkshire Community College is advocating to expand smoking restrictions on campus. A proposal is being developed, but a recommendation isn't expected to go before the board of trustees until August 2013, according to Deborah Cote,
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Nov 17, 2012 18:54
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[Massachusetts] Berkshire Community College group advocates for tighter smoking restrictions

respiratory care students at Berkshire Community College, hold up filters from a secondhand smoke demonstrator that was on display Thursday at the student cafeteria during the Great American Smokeout.
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Nov 16, 2012 14:10
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