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[Michigan] Youth survey shows more kids use tobacco locally

In Houghton and Keweenaw counties, 14.2 percent of high school seniors use chewing tobacco, with an additional 19.4 percent smoking cigarettes. This might not seem like such a bad number but compared to the national norms, in which only 6.1 percent use c
Houghton (MI) Daily Mining Gazette
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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[Michigan] R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Dismissed From Exploding E-Cigarette Suit ($$)

A federal judge in Michigan on March 27 granted a motion to dismiss a tobacco company from an exploding e-cigarette suit and substitute the tobacco company’s subsidiary, which makes and sells the allegedly defective e-cigarette (Ronald Sumner v. R.J. Rey
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 16, 2018 21:56
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[Michigan] VIDEO: Counterfeit cigarettes sold in Detroit

You Tube
added Apr 6, 2018 19:18
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[Michigan] Bay City smokers will no longer be able to light up in public housing

The housing authority said that HUD's new policy will apply to their 527 units in four high-rise buildings and its 193 single family and duplex-style units scattered throughout Bay City neighborhoods. Another resident, who only identified himself as Way
Bay City (MI) Times
added Mar 31, 2018 06:58
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Michigan Tobacco Quitline offering free nicotine patches, gum or lozenges through May 31

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is expanding its telephone coaching and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) program to all Michigan residents through May 31. During this time, the Michigan Tobacco Quitline will offer a free, t
WLUC - Fox TV6 (Negaunee, MI)
added Mar 30, 2018 00:26
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[Michigan] Kalamazoo man sues after e-cig explodes

A Kalamazoo man is suing R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company because he claims an e-cigarette burned him. Ronald Sumner says that on July 1, 2016, an e-cigarette exploded, bursting into flames when he inhaled. The lawsuit says Sumner had third-degree chemical
WOOD TV8 (Grand Rapids, MI)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:25
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[Michigan] Girl Scouts project drives officials to rethink smoking ordinance in parks, playgrounds

A Girl Scouts project aimed to end smoking in parks and a playground has appeared to pay off for Troop 30226. DeWitt's City Council is expected to approve next week an ordinance that will make all seven city parks and a playground smoke-free. The effor
Lansing (MI) State Journal
added Mar 20, 2018 15:40
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[Florida, Michigan] Fla. High Court Considers Daubert Standard In Asbestos Case ($$)

A mesothelioma sufferer urged the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday to reinstate an $8 million verdict and keep a less strict standard for screening expert testimony in Florida despite a 2013 state law adopting a tougher standard. In oral arguments in Tal
Law360
added Mar 7, 2018 15:55
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[Florida, Michigan] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., Defendants/Appellants, v. MARY HOWLES, Plaintiff/Appellee: INITIAL BRIEF OF APPELLANTS (PDF)

When a plaintiff is diagnosed in Florida with a latent disease that was caused by long-term exposure to a hazardous substance in another state where he or she used to live, the foreign state’s law applies.
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Mar 7, 2018 04:25
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[Florida, Michigan] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Defendants/Appellants, vs. MARY HOWLES, Plaintiff/Appellee: APPELLEE’S ANSWER BRIEF (PDF)

A. Defendants Seriously Misstate and Ignore the Evidence Which Supported the Jury’s Compensatory Damage Award. PM and RJR state the compensatory damage award in this case is “grossly excessive” because it was more than “necessary” to compensate M
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Mar 7, 2018 04:21
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