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[Asia, Europe] Tobacco Industry Loses Landmark Court Rulings in India & EU, Upholding Graphic Tobacco Warnings (and Other Health Measures in EU)

The India and EU rulings should embolden countries to move forward with implementing proven strategies to reduce tobacco use, as required by the international tobacco control treaty, the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 4, 2016 16:55
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[California] Special Session Tobacco Bills - FACT SHEET (PDF)

SBX2 5 (Leno) expands the definition of a tobacco product to include e-cigarettes and extends current restrictions...ABX2 7 (Stone) prohibits smoking in owner-operated businesses and removes some exemptions in existing law that allows tobacco smoking in
California State Assembly Democratic caucus
added Mar 7, 2016 16:04
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[Minnesota] Is a "no smokers" hiring policy unethical?

Minnesota is one of 29 states that makes it illegal to refuse to hire someone because they smoke. The American Lung Association opposes this law and takes the position that it elevates "smokers to a protected class."
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Apr 18, 2013 17:03
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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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[Florida, Michigan] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Defendants/Appellants, vs. MARY HOWLES, Plaintiff/Appellee: APPELLEE’S ANSWER BRIEF (PDF)

A. Defendants Seriously Misstate and Ignore the Evidence Which Supported the Jury’s Compensatory Damage Award. PM and RJR state the compensatory damage award in this case is “grossly excessive” because it was more than “necessary” to compensate M
Fourth District Court of Appeal / State of Florida
added Mar 7, 2018 04:21
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Michigan bills that would ban minors from buying e-cigs cause concern

Keeping e-cigarettes out of the hands of minors is the intent, but some fear that a package of three bills awaiting Gov. Rick Snyder’s signature could establish the vapor-making cigarette alternative as something other than a tobacco product. And that, i
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Jul 1, 2014 18:45
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[South Carolina] Bryant smoking bill snuffed out

State Sen. Kevin Bryant’s effort to give employers the right to refuse to hire and even to fire smokers was snuffed out Wednesday. A Senate subcommittee that is led by Bryant voted to delay taking any action on his bill, effectively killing it.
Anderson (SC) Independent-Mail
added Apr 11, 2013 12:53
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[Oklahoma] Smokefree Policies and Local Rights (PDF)

Implementation of smokefree environments is an evidence-based strategy that can be used by local governments interested in addressing the impact of tobacco on their community. Scientific evidence shows that:  Smokefree policies protect nonsmokers
Don't Smoke on Me (OK Gov. Mary Fallin site)
added Feb 19, 2013 20:39
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DC Circ. Tobacco Ruling Lets Marketing Limits Go Forward ($$)

The D.C. Circuit affirmed Friday that a 2009 law allowing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to regulate tobacco companies does not wipe out court injunctions limiting the companies' marketing practices, a ruling that opens up the court-imposed restri
Law360
added Aug 12, 2012 16:38
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[California, Illinois, New York] E-Cig Makers Get Stricter-Warning Label Suit Dismissed ($$)

finding all but one of the state law claims preempted by recent [FDA] guidance. A group of five consumers hailing from California, Illinois and New York accused Lorillard Tobacco Co., Reynolds American Inc., Fontem US Inc. and others...BLU
Law360
added Nov 2, 2016 07:25
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