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[Florida] McNAMARA: What Were They Smoking? Why The Graham Court Was Wrong ($$)

the 11th hour decision by the Eleventh Circuit to vent its displeasure with a 10-year-old class decision sullies proper preemption inquiries, and baselessly burdens plaintiffs, like Graham.
Law360
added May 15, 2015 11:54
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RYAN: Wisconsin is poised to repeat the mistakes of the past / Passing this legislation will tie the hands of local elected officials in the future without any true understanding of the health impacts of e-cigarettes.

would strip municipalities of their right to include electronic cigarettes in their communities' smoke-free air ordinances. Lawmakers should protect public health, support local control and respect the need for further scientific study.
Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette
added May 13, 2015 14:12
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[Virginia] Smoke on the water: In tough budget times, smokers provide steady stream of revenue

In Newport News and Hampton, as in other parts of the state and country, smokers of conventional tobacco are seen as pariahs — and messiahs.... an economist with Economics 21 at the Manhattan Institute...Public officials say they want to discourage smokin
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added May 4, 2015 17:31
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[Florida] Engle Plaintiff Asks Full 11th Circ. Panel To Mull Preemption

An en banc panel of the Eleventh Circuit should review the appeals court's recent finding that federal law preempts tort liability claims over cigarette smoking because Congress did not seek to ban the sale of cigarettes...Earl Graham, who had sued Reyno
Law360
added May 2, 2015 15:43
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[Nevada] Assembly Republicans skeptical of college smoking ban

Republicans say they're wary of a measure that would allow Nevada colleges to ban tobacco products on campus. University of Nevada, Reno president Marc Johnson presented SB339 to the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 29, 2015 23:20
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[Wisconsin] Sara Sahli: Don't give e-cigarettes special protection

The bill would strip municipalities of their right to include electronic cigarettes in their community’s smoke-free air ordinances. The fact is the marketing and popularity of electronic cigarettes has far outpaced the science on whether these
Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, WI)
added Apr 29, 2015 06:28
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[Wisconsin] EDITORIAL: Allow local governments to regulate e-cigarettes

why bar local governments from acting on their concerns about the effects of smoking e-cigarettes? Beyond that, why interfere at all with local government authority to regulate e-smoking? Just how much power do state legislators want to wield over local
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Apr 22, 2015 12:52
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[Wisconsin] Bill would prevent local governments from banning e-cigarettes in indoor public spaces

Madison added electronic cigarettes to the smoking ban back in January, but a bill state lawmakers will consider soon looks to prevent local governments from passing those kinds of restrictions. The proposal from Rep. Joel Kleefisch, R-Oconomowoc, would
Badger Herald
added Apr 14, 2015 16:21
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GLANTZ: Preemption in Marijuana Policy: Never a Good Idea for Public Health

In order to ensure a ballot initiative that promotes public health standards, including granting local authority to cities and counties to regulate marijuana, the health groups must get engaged now ... It is imperative that the public health community ins
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 13, 2015 23:02
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[Florida] Eleventh Circuit Rejects Use of Engle Findings by Smoker's Estate

said that, in relying on findings from the scuttled class action proceedings, the plaintiff's claims are preempted by federal law that has long regulated, but not banned, the sale of cigarettes.
Daily Report
added Apr 11, 2015 19:31
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