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[Oregon] Editorial: Caesar issues a smoking ban

Think ahead 50 or 100 years. If nobody objects and — like Katniss Everdeen — rebels and fights back, what else will the government have banned in the name of protecting health? Will there still be any little slivers of liberty left?
Albany (OR) Democrat-Herald
added Aug 7, 2012 13:36
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[California, Oregon] State courts rule on punitives ($$)

Tobacco cases follow key Supreme Court decision
Lawyers Weekly USA
added Feb 14, 2008 00:00
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[Oregon] Justices Turn Down Philip Morris Appeal of $25M Judgment

The justices on Monday are leaving in place a state appeals court ruling that likened the cigarette maker's role in smoker Michelle Schwarz's death to manslaughter under Oregon law, had the case been pursued in criminal court.
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2016 14:51
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[Oregon] Philip Morris USA Inc., Petitioner v. Paul Scott Schwarz, Personal Representative of the Estate of Michelle Schwarz

Proceedings and Orders Feb 10 2016 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 13, 2016 17:38
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[Oregon] NORTH: For the Convenience of the Tobacco Companies

The Obama administration has understandably expressed its opposition to use of the chemical Sarin that has killed hundreds in Syria. It’s too bad it doesn’t have the backbone to stand up to the promotion of cigarettes chock full of other chemicals that ha
The Lund Report
added Sep 5, 2013 07:39
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Oregon enters arbitration that could reduce size of future payments under tobacco settlement

Oregon is among the states entering a high-stakes arbitration battle with tobacco companies who agreed in 1998 to pay $206 billion over 25 years to settle legal claims. If a panel of three retired federal judges side with the tobacco firms, Oregon and ro
The Oregonian
added Apr 18, 2013 23:18
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[Oregon] Fire rips through Portland cigar shop

A fire broke out Tuesday morning at a building that houses Roll Your Own cigar shop in southeast Portlan
KPTV Oregon’s 12
added Sep 27, 2012 08:24
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[Oregon] MERKLEY STATEMENT ON FDA DELAY OF E-CIGARETTE REGULATIONS

we were hoping to hear a strong plan from the FDA today. “Unfortunately, the FDA instead announced that it will allow e-cigarette products, largely aimed at children, to remain on the market for five more years with very little regulation. “According t
US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:44
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[Oregon] TODAY IN 2007: SCOTUS VACATES $79.5 MILLION PUNITIVE DAMAGES AWARD AGAINST PHILIP MORRIS

In the end, the ruling didn’t change much: on remand, the Oregon Court of Appeals reinstated the original $79.5 million punitive damages judgment. Philip Morris appealed to the Supreme Court again, which responded by withdrawing its writ of certiorari –
Reuters
added Feb 21, 2015 10:19
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[Oregon] One person speaks against state park smoking ban

Matt Kirstein of Oak Grove, the sole person speak at Thursday's hearing, said he thinks the rule represents a slippery slope. "Let's face it: this isn't about trash in streams or anything like that," said Kirstein, who said his favorite state parks was
Salem (OR) Statesman-Journal
added Jan 10, 2014 11:20
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