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[Virginia] Va. Senate approves bill to ban smoking on beaches

Virginia’s Senate has approved legislation that would permit localities to tell smokers to butt out at public beaches. Sen. Ralph Northam, D-Norfolk, said his SB 1253 was inspired by Virginia Beach civic league fed up with the sight of cigarette detritu
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Feb 4, 2013 22:36
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[Florida] Fla. Court Upholds $12M Punitive Damages In Tobacco Case ($$)

upheld a $12.3 million punitive damages award Friday in a suit by a woman whose mother succumbed to smoking-related ailments, ruling that the cap on punitive damages passed by the Florida Legislature in 1999 does not apply to Engle progeny plaintiffs.
Law360
added Sep 18, 2017 05:14
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Florida Supreme Court: Federal Law Does Not Preempt Engle Progeny Claims ($$)

Florida Supreme Court on April 6 affirmed trial court’s judgment in favor of an Engle progeny plaintiff after answering a certified question from a lower appellate court finding that federal law does not preempt negligence and strict liability claims beca
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 9, 2017 15:15
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[California, Illinois, New York] IN RE FONTEM US, INC. CONSUMER CLASS ACTION LITIGATION: PLAINTIFFS’ MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN SUPPORT OF MOTION FOR CLARIFICATION OR RECONSIDERATION . . . (PDF)

Plaintiffs respectfully submit that clarification is necessary to address an internal contradiction in the Order concerning preemption by the FDA’s Final Rule Deeming Tobacco Products to be Subject to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act as Amende
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 24, 2016 00:53
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Tobacco Companies Claims Ruled Not Up to Snuff

A company’s ability to contest in federal court what it views as unfair oversight by a federal government regulatory committee is still subject to obstacles posed by the “standing doctrine” by which access to the courts is limited to cases and controvers
Lexology (uk)
added Jan 28, 2016 02:22
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Health Preemption Behind Closed Doors: Trade Agreements and Fast-Track Authority (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

These agreements are being used by tobacco companies to preempt domestic authority over tobacco policy by removing the policy dispute to an arena that favors minimal regulation....there is a renewed need to promote and prioritize health in all internation
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 3, 2014 18:26
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[California, New York] For e-cigarette makers, a $10 billion market at stake

"If the FDA lacks the scientific research to form data and science based conclusions, how does it make sense for any other government body to regulate ahead of that?" explained Weiss, who says he's all for market regulation so long as due diligence is pe
CNN
added May 2, 2014 07:12
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[Florida] Bill Curbing E-Cigarette Sales Is On The Move

A House bill to stop minors from buying e-cigarettes, widely popular in the Florida Legislature, is moving forward without a restriction that would have prevented local governments from imposing stronger rules. The American heart and lung associations a
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Apr 23, 2014 22:41
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[Florida] Barry Hummel: Don't let tobacco industry win here

Big Tobacco is back in Tallahassee, pulling strings behind the scenes to make sure that kids in Florida will have easier access to tobacco....Reach out to your representative and to the House leadership and voice your opposition to HB 169. We need to mak
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Apr 19, 2014 12:13
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[Oklahoma] Pryor's smoking ban banned

A Pryor city ordinance, as it stands, prohibits smoking on all public property, which would include parks or other outdoor property owned by the city. The Oklahoma attorney general ruled that cities cannot ban smoking in outdoor areas they own or operate
Pryor Creek (OK) Daily Times
added Mar 19, 2013 13:10
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