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Landlords stub out smoking under new city policy

“We get complaints at least a couple times a month, usually from younger tenants, tenants with children,” Marla Siegel, head of property administration for New Holland Residences, said. “It’s not just the stench; it’s the health concerns tied to second-h
Real Estate Weekly
added Jun 19, 2018 00:28
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[UK-Scotland] Glasgow health board vows to stub out smoking by 2034

Scotland’s largest health board has thrown its weight behind a national bid to make the country tobacco free... It comes after artist Josie Vallely ran workshops with children who were inpatients and outpatients at the Royal Hospital for Children – where
Glasgow Live (uk)
added Jun 13, 2018 05:33
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[Florida] Fla. High Court Asked To Restore $20M Engle Verdict ($$)

The 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 8, 2018 03:22
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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 Supreme Court weighs damages for adult child in smoker’s death

One justice described the relationship between Juanita Thurston and Gwendolyn Odom as a “textbook example” of love between a mother and a daughter. But the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday grappled with whether Odom, an adult, should be able to receive
Leesburg (FL) Daily Commercial
added Jun 7, 2018 16:47
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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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[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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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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