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[Florida] Michigan Law Bars Smoker's $10M Award, Fla. Judges Hear

Two tobacco companies appealing a $10 million jury award...the trial judge erred in allowing the jury to award more than just compensatory damages since Michigan law, the state where Howles lived and smoked for most of her life, applies and doesn't allow
Law360
added Mar 7, 2018 04:12
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[Michigan] THOMPSON: Smokers, and nonsmokers, have rights

Freedom shouldn’t mean it’s OK to blow fumes into in my face, make my clothes stink and then expect me — through ever-higher insurance rates — to help pay the hospital bills caused by avoidable addiction.
Midland (MI) Daily News
added Dec 22, 2014 01:23
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Justices Bar Michigan From Suing Tribe Over Casino

Michigan may not sue an Indian tribe to shut down a casino opened far from the tribe’s reservation...The ruling, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote in dissent, “renders the tribes largely litigation-proof” for activities as varied as gambling, cigarette sales,
New York Times
added May 28, 2014 14:09
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[Michigan] Tax hike cuts tobacco consumption

A giant federal tobacco tax hike has spurred a historic drop in smoking, especially among teens, poor people and those dependent on government health insurance, a USA TODAY analysis finds. President Obama signed the tax hike -- the biggest to take effe
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Sep 11, 2012 12:50
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[Michigan] Dingell urges FDA to finalize e-cigarette rule after roadblock averted in funding bill

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District) is thanking negotiators for preventing a “poison-pill” policy rider from being included in the 2016 government funding bill that would have exempted electronic cigarettes from being regulated by the Food and Drug
Southgate (MI) News-Herald
added Dec 19, 2015 18:35
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Cigarette Smugglers Still Love New York and Michigan, but Illinois Closing In

Something should be done about the nation’s rampant smuggling problem. High excise taxes on cigarettes have led to all sorts of unintended consequences... Our smuggling study — conducted this year in concert with the Washington, D.C.,-based Tax Foundatio
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Jan 16, 2015 12:28
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[Michigan] 1500 lbs. of tobacco seized at Mich.-Canada border near Algonac

Officers arrested two U.S. citizens and seized 1,500 pounds of contraband tobacco at an international border near Algonac last week. During the arrest Thursday, the Detroit-Windsor Shiprider team, made up of U.S. Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Mount
Detroit (MI) News
added Sep 9, 2014 05:20
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[Michigan] Belleville couple gets in secondhand smoke battle with landlord

Tenants call Ruth to the Rescue for help in battle with Belleville landlord . . . The attorney said it could be a landmark case if the court were to decide second hand smoke makes a property unlivable.
WDIV-Ch. 4 (Detroit, MI)
added Jun 21, 2012 20:35
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[Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, North Dakota, Wisconsin] COSGROVE: Smoking in Oklahoma: Five states that have gone smoke-free

I was curious about other states that have made similar efforts. So, here’s a list of five states that have recently gone “smoke-free” in some regard.
The Oklahoman
added Feb 21, 2013 17:19
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[Michigan] Our view: States should work together on cigarette tax rates

Because cigarettes are a public health threat that can lead to all types of sickness and even death, it seems to us the solution is for the lower tax states to raise their rates up to a level where illegal smuggling is no longer such a temptation
Midland (MI) Daily News
added Jan 12, 2013 12:43
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