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[Pennsylvania] Appellate court requires Reynolds to disclose lists linked to asbestos lawsuit

A three-judge appellate court panel in Pennsylvania ruled Thursday that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. must release lists of smokers and employees who sued Lorillard Inc. related to cigarette filters that contained asbestos. Reynolds inherited the legal liab
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 2, 2018 13:27
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Pennsylvania Court Quashes Tobacco Company Appeal Of Asbestos Lawsuit Discovery ($$)

An order requiring a tobacco company to produce a list of mesothelioma litigation it faced falls short of requiring an immediate review, a Pennsylvania court held Aug. 30 in quashing an appeal (Bernice M. Steiner, et al. v. Hollingsworth & Vose Co., et al
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 5, 2018 02:58
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[Pennsylvania] RJR Must Turn Over List Of Asbestos Litigants, Pa. Court Says ($$)

must produce lists of customers and employees who have sued over asbestos-containing cigarette filters...panel quashed RJR's appeal of a Philadelphia trial court's order to produce the lists for discovery in a case brought by the widow of a man who smoked
Law360
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07
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[Pennsylvania] AUDIO: How Firms Can Convince Employees to Quit Smoking

Wharton's Kevin Volpp and Scott Halpern from the Perelman School of Medicine discuss the use of incentives in getting employees to stop smoking.
Wharton School (Univ. of PA)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:14
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[Pennsylvania] City Council: Tobacco use illegal in city parks

It is now illegal to use tobacco products in any city park – even if you’ve reserved a pavilion. City Council approved an amendment to the city code on Monday, outlawing use of any tobacco or vape product in city parks regardless of pavilion reservatio
Warren (PA) Times-Observer
added Aug 22, 2018 19:34
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Where there's smoke

Okay, so not to talk down to smokers. We get it… smoking is addictive. Or you just plain like it. People have rights… Right? We are talking about city parks here, ladies and gentlemen. Where kids play on playgrounds… Are we missing something here? Isn
Warren (PA) Times-Observer
added Aug 22, 2018 18:08
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Nicotine metabolite ratio predicts smoking topography: The Pennsylvania Adult Smoking Study

Highlights • Faster nicotine metabolism is associated with greater total daily (TD) puffs. • Smokers with normal versus slower nicotine metabolism smoke more cigarettes per day. • Smokers with normal vs. slower nicotine metabolism have higher dependence
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 5, 2018 02:07
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[New York, Pennsylvania] Tobacco 'Sin' Tax Unreliable, Study Finds

The research found that with tobacco, the funds levied for state budgets ultimately diminishes as people buy or use less of the targeted products. Similarly, state revenue growth from taxes on alcohol and gambling is unlikely to be sustained due to how t
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04
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[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: 'Stop using the world as your cigarette-butt can' [editorial]

it seems some people seem to think cigarette butts are in some special category that makes it acceptable to drop them on city streets, suburban sidewalks, parks, beaches, anywhere people stroll. It’s not acceptable. And yet people who never would hurl a
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:30
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Cigarette smokers are trashing scenic bayfront: Letters to the editor

I often think when we go down to the bayfront that if the city would invest in some smoker poles, maybe we wouldn’t have as many cigarette butts littering the area. But then I think that maybe if the smokers were responsible and respectful of our beautif
Erie (PA) Times-News
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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