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[Virginia] This year marks the rise of e-cigarettes

General Assembly to consider sale, tax on ‘disruptive innovation’
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 26, 2013 11:24
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[Africa, South Africa] SWEANOR/YACH: Looking for the next breakthrough in tobacco control and health

Are there risks as we embrace measures that fundamentally challenge the near-monopoly on nicotine maintenance currently held by the cigarette oligopoly? Certainly there are. … But these risks must be seen in relation to the risks of inaction (or counterpr
South African Medical Journal (za)
added Oct 23, 2013 15:18
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[Canada] Government tobacco lawsuit will go ahead

Judge dismisses jurisdictional argument / A Saskatchewan judge has pulled out a wrench tobacco companies tried to throw in to the provincial government's lawsuit against them.
News Talk 650 CKOM (Saskatoon, SK)
added Oct 16, 2013 15:23
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Tobacco Or Medicinal Product? Europe Divided Over E-Cigarettes

The vote has set the stage for an e-cigarette tussle in Brussels. Will the council agree that e-cigarettes should be treated like tobacco? Or will the council continue to insist that e-cigarettes should be regulated as medicinal devices?
Radio Free Europe
added Oct 13, 2013 01:21
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Waxman, Durbin, Harkin, Rockefeller & Members of Congress Call on E-Cigarette Makers to Explain Marketing Tactics Targeting Kids

twelve members of Congress today called on nine e-cigarette makers to provide additional information regarding the sale, distribution, labeling, and marketing of their products to children and teens. Currently
Representative Henry Waxman (D-CA)
added Sep 27, 2013 01:04
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[Ohio] Did Obama administration duck smoking issue in free trade talks? Sherrod Brown suggests so

a tobacco-and-trade debate that Sen. Sherrod Brown joined today with a letter to President Barack Obama's administration asking a basic question: Should trade treaties, which encourage the global flow of goods and services, trump public health and safety
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Sep 13, 2013 01:50
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Ask High Court To Review Engle Decision ($$)

Tobacco companies have asked the nation's highest court to review the Florida Supreme Court's decision to allow plaintiffs who were members of the landmark Engle class to use findings from that case in their individual suits, arguing that it violates the
Law360
added Aug 16, 2013 01:57
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Conservative Tobacco Magnate Wins Presidential Race in Paraguay

Horacio Cartes, a Paraguayan tobacco magnate, faced various challenges during his presidential bid. He was pressed to explain why antinarcotics police officers apprehended a plane carrying cocaine and marijuana on his ranch in 2000; why he went to prison
New York Times
added Apr 22, 2013 08:15
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Tobacco Cos. Ask Supreme Court to Review Graphic Labels Ruling

The battle over graphic cigarette warning labels is being fought on another front now that several tobacco companies as well as a member of the National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) have filed a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari with the U.S. Sup
Convenience Store News
added Nov 6, 2012 16:38
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[Florida] Trial opens in case of West Palm Beach widow accusing tobacco company in husband’s death

To Shirley Baker and her attorneys, Perry Baker’s inability to quit is a testament to an addiction that was fueled by decades of lies and deception from tobacco companies. “This is a case about greed, about money, about how the defendant R.J. Reynolds p
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Sep 6, 2012 06:25
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