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Juul tries to make friends in Washington as regulators circle

Twenty years after four big tobacco companies reached a massive settlement with 46 states over smoking-related health problems and marketing issues, Juul is frantically trying to avoid a similar fate.
Politico
added Dec 10, 2018 03:29
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Motley Rice, Venable Attorneys Face Off as Rare Florida Non-Engle Tobacco Trial Opens Against Philip Morris

Capone died of lung cancer in 2006...Finch outlined evidence he said showed a multi-pronged effort throughout much of the latter half of the 20th century to undermine the growing weight of medical evidence on smoking’s dangers. Meanwhile, Finch said, tob
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Dec 8, 2018 20:51
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On 20th Anniversary of State Tobacco Settlement (the MSA), It’s Time for Bold Action to Finish the Fight Against Tobacco

The 20th anniversary of the tobacco settlement is an opportunity to review our progress and remaining challenges...policymakers at all levels must fully implement the proven strategies that have driven our progress and ensure they reach all Americans. The
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:45
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[North Carolina] Master Settlement Agreement remains flawed enigma even after 20 years

Despite the hefty sums, the MSA has been dogged by high expectations, criticized as inadequate and deemed a flawed disappointment by public-health advocates for not delivering a crippling blow to the traditional-cigarette sector. There’s little doubt th
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 26, 2018 05:17
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[Oklahoma] Secondhand smoke presents serious health hazard

She is just one of the thousands of Oklahomans who have suffered from the effects of secondhand smoke, and programs funded by the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET) have worked to provide public awareness about the harmful effects of smok
NewsOK
added Nov 22, 2018 01:48
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MILLER: Let’s not overreact about e-cigarettes

I have outlined a plan for the country whereby the adult smoking rate goes to less 10 percent by 2021 with the distinct possibility of it going to under 5 percent by 2024. (The plan is heavily premised on the availability of e-cigarettes and heat-not-bur
Washington Post
added Nov 17, 2018 04:21
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[Kentucky] Beshear Says KY on pace to recieve $2.5 billion tobacco payout

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear says the Commonwealth is slated to receive $2.5 billion as a tobacco settlement reaches the 20 year mark. Since 1999, Kentucky has collected more than $2 billion under the agreement reached by the tobacco industry
KFVS Channel 12 (Cape Girardeau, MO)
added Nov 28, 2018 18:05
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[Oklahoma] Enid nightclub partnering with TSET to offer smoke-free environment

A local nightclub has gone smoke-free in hopes of attracting a health-conscious clientele, and is receiving some marketing help from Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET). 2 Twenty One, a nightclub that opened in June at 221 W. Randolph, wen
Enid (OK) News & Eagle
added Nov 10, 2018 19:32
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[Virginia] British-based firm to open plant in Danville

Harlow Group will built a precision sheet metal fabrication plant in Danville and Pittsylvania County....Northam approved a $147,000 grant for the project while the tobacco commission approved another $315,000.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 5, 2018 18:46
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Ron Colone: The changing landscape of smoking

Whether the advent of vaping and cannabis will come to be seen as a significant health advancement, like vaccines, antibiotics and imaging techniques, remains to be seen, but I find the evolution of smoking, through the lens of health, public safety, fas
Santa Maria (CA) Times
added Oct 30, 2018 17:08
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