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[Florida] Fla. High Court Asked To Restore $20M Engle Verdict ($$)

he daughter of a lifelong smoker who died of cancer argued Wednesday to the Florida Supreme Court that a state appeals court imposed an improper cap on damages awards when it overturned a $20 million jury verdict in her favor in an Engle progeny case.
Law360
added Jun 7, 2018 16:48
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[Florida] Justices weigh damages for adult child in smoker's death

Justices questioned attorneys for Odom and R.J. Reynolds about issues related to damage awards for adult children in wrongful-death cases — as opposed to damages that can be awarded to surviving spouses or minor children. The 4th District Court of Appeal
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 7, 2018 06:27
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[Florida] Court weighs if adults can win big verdicts in parents’ smoking deaths

lorida Supreme Court justices on Wednesday sharply quizzed a cigarette-maker that urged them to throw out an $18.5 million jury verdict, arguing that adult children don’t deserve so much money for the loss of a parent.
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Jun 7, 2018 06:26
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[Japan] Here's why parents shouldn't expose kids to cigarette smoke

According to the Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology study conducted in Japan, exposure to tobacco smoke prenatally and postnatally was associated with hearing impairment in toddlers. In the study of 50,734 children aged three years, who were born betw
ANI (in)
added Jun 7, 2018 06:09
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Secondhand marijuana smoke and kids

But now there is a new problem: secondhand marijuana smoke. Studies show that when you are around someone who is smoking marijuana, the smoke gets into your system too. How much of it gets in depends on how close the person is, how many people are smoki
Harvard Health Publications
added Jun 5, 2018 16:17
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[New Mexico] More than 230 "smoke-free" pledges collected locally by Boys & Girls Club

Members of the Sierra Blanca Boys & Girls Club collected more than 230 pledges from individuals to remain smoke-free in their homes and vehicles as part of the New Mexico Department of Health's Tobacco Use Prevention and Control campaign "Kids for Smoke-
Ruidoso (NM) News
added Jun 4, 2018 22:01
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[Vermont] Federal government responds slowly to Juuling, leaving it to local action

“This product in particular is attractive and discreet,” said Kate Nugent, executive director of the Winooski Partnership for Prevention, which works with the local school district to make sure faculty and staff are aware of new trends and informing stud
VTDigger.org
added Jun 4, 2018 16:08
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[Ohio] Police: Rape victim says boyfriend mad about her smoking while pregnant

Redic allegedly attacked and strangled his girlfriend during an altercation when the defendant became angry about her smoking while pregnant, according to the victim’s statement to police. The victim told police she passed out from being strangled and w
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Jun 7, 2018 05:33
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VIDEO: New Jersey police warn parents about THC drug-laced vape pens

Cartridges for vape pens and e-cigs containing THC, a psychoactive chemical found in cannabis, often come in fruity smells, offering an unprecedented level of discretion that even has kids using the drug at school, police warn. Gloucester Township Polic
CBS News.com
added Jun 2, 2018 10:30
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[Asia, Israel] NO SMOKING DAY: SAVE YOURSELF, YOUR FAMILY AND YOUR PETS

If you smoke and don’t care about your own health, at least think about the well-being of your family and even your pet dog or cat, says the Israel Cancer Association (ICA) for World No Smoking Day, marked worldwide on May 31. Every day, 22 Israelis and
Jerusalem Post
added May 30, 2018 14:29
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