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UPDATE: Scalia's death sets up ideological showdown

Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79...A smoker of cigarettes and pipes, Scalia enjoyed baseball, poker, hunting and the piano.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 13, 2016 23:42
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[Canada] The tobacco endgame: Radical proposals part of strategy to win faltering war on smoking

All have been proposed as part of the “tobacco endgame,” a radical — and controversial — new approach to the smoking scourge that a select group of Canadian public-health experts will discuss later this year. Endgame proponents note that a stubborn 20 p
National Post (ca)
added Feb 13, 2016 21:44
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California Republican emerges as champion of e-cigarettes

Norton...thought Hunter’s vaping was funny, particularly because she believes it helped her win the vote of Rep. Candice Miller (R-Mich.), who had to sweep away a cloud of smoke from Hunter’s e-cigarette with her hand. “Imagine what it would be like if
The Hill
added Feb 13, 2016 21:41
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[Indiana] LETTER: Why $1 bump in cigarette tax matters

An open letter to Gov. Mike Pence: As former Indiana state health commissioners we write to urge your support of the proposal pending in the state legislature that would increase the price of tobacco products by $1.
Lafayette (IN) Journal & Courier
added Feb 13, 2016 18:48
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[Oregon] Philip Morris USA Inc., Petitioner v. Paul Scott Schwarz, Personal Representative of the Estate of Michelle Schwarz

Proceedings and Orders Feb 10 2016 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 13, 2016 17:38
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Philip Morris Asks Supreme Court To Undo $25M Ore. Verdict ($$)

to review a $25 million award to a widower whose wife died of lung cancer, arguing that an Oregon jury shouldn’t have been allowed to calculate punitive damages after a separate jury decided the company...
Law360
added Feb 13, 2016 17:34
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[Washington] Wash. Judge Nixes Eviction Notice Suit Against BIA ($$)

tossed a suit brought against the Bureau of Indian Affairs by the partial owners of a disputed off-reservation property outside of Tacoma over eviction proceedings...... Puyallup tobacco shop, describing a campaign of harassment and threats of violence, a
Law360
added Feb 13, 2016 17:19
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Disparity in Life Spans of the Rich and the Poor Is Growing

Mr. Fenelon has calculated that smoking accounted for a third to a fifth of the gap in life expectancy between men with college degrees and men with only high school degrees. For women it was as much as a quarter.
New York Times
added Feb 13, 2016 06:10
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New York City flavoured tobacco product sales ban evaluation

New York City prohibited all sales of flavoured cigars, cigarillos, little cigars, chew,...Collectively these findings demonstrate significant evidence that the flavoured tobacco products sales ban was successful in New York City, and could succeed elsewh
Tobacco Control
added Feb 13, 2016 05:43
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[China, New Hampshire] VIDEO: Moltonborough man sues maker, vendor of faulty e-cigarette

McGrath Law Firm of Concord filed a lawsuit against Shenzen Kanger Technology Co., the Chinese company that made the cigarette, and Smokers Haven in Laconia, where Gilson bought the device. “The public needs to be aware about the possible dangers involve
WMUR-TV Ch. 9 (Manchester, NH)
added Feb 12, 2016 21:35
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