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MICHIGAN STATE SENATOR SEEKS TO STOP CITIES FROM INCREASING TOBACCO PURCHASE AGE

Jones introduced SB 1066, which would preempt local municipalities from imposing a conflicting, different or additional requirement or prohibition on purchasing tobacco from that which is currently set at the state level. In Michigan, a person must be at
HalfWheel
added Sep 15, 2016 23:43
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Missouri lawmakers pass e-cigarette regulations

Missouri lawmakers gave final approval Monday to legislation barring people younger than 18 from buying electronic cigarettes, while exempting the nicotine products from other tobacco sales restrictions.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Sep 15, 2016 17:36
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Missouri’s E-Cigarette Veto Override May Lead To Showdown With FDA

legislators overwhelmingly overrode the governor’s veto of a bill governing electronic cigarettes and the nicotine-infused mixtures they deliver.... In contrast to Missouri’s new law, the agency is considering classifying e-cigarettes as tobacco products
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Sep 15, 2016 17:33
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[Michigan] Ann Arbor's new Tobacco 21 law draws mixed responses, legal questions

Ann Arbor is boldly going where no city in Michigan has gone before. While city officials and health professionals believe it will help reduce the number of young people taking up smoking, not everyone is convinced it's good policy, and some question wh
Ann Arbor (MI) News
added Aug 18, 2016 21:57
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[Michigan] Ann Arbor Council Defies State Law, Bans Cigarette Sales to Adults Age

voted 9-2 on Aug. 4...officials were explicit about their lack of concern with whether the ordinance conflicts with state law, and that they hope the rest of the state follows the city’s lead. "The tobacco lobby has inflicted enough misery on this countr
Michigan Capitol Confidential
added Aug 17, 2016 18:56
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Florida Appellate Court Upholds $1.3 Million Judgment For Tobacco Plaintiff ($$)

affirmed a $1.3 million verdict against two tobacco companies in an Engle progeny suit, saying the state law tort claims pursuant to the original Engle findings do not prohibit states from selling cigarettes
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 12, 2016 19:51
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[Florida] Big Tobacco's Preemption Args Can't Shake Engle Defeat ($$)

upheld a judgment for a smoker's estate in an Engle progeny case, rejecting R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris' arguments that federal law implicitly preempts relevant state-law tort claims and what the companies described as an effective ban on selling ciga
Law360
added Aug 12, 2016 18:49
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[Florida] Big Tobacco Can't Ax $1.3M Engle Verdict ($$)

upheld a $1.3 million verdict for a smoker's widower in an Engle progeny case, finding R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris' arguments that federal law implicitly preempt relevant state-law tort claims were meritless and already rejected.
Law360
added Aug 12, 2016 00:52
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[Florida] Court Rules Against Tobacco Companies On Ban Question

A state appeals court Wednesday rejected arguments by two tobacco companies that part of a landmark Florida Supreme Court ruling amounts to an improper ban on selling cigarettes... a judgment in favor of the estate of Barbara Ruth Lourie, the tobacco com
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Aug 11, 2016 18:26
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Ann Arbor is first city in Michigan to raise tobacco purchase age to 21

And city officials say they don't care if that conflicts with state law and might cause the city to end up in court. The City Council voted 9-2 Thursday night... Ann Arbor is now the first city in Michigan to get behind the national Tobacco 21 movement
Ann Arbor (MI) News
added Aug 5, 2016 17:05
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