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[New York] Doctor fired employee for smoking at home: suit

A Brooklyn woman claims she was fired from her job in a doctor’s office after one of the physicians saw a picture on Instagram of her lighting up, according to a lawsuit. Philipa Quito, 36, says her bosses at Doc Care, a medical office in Ridgewood, Quee
New York Post
added Sep 21, 2014 05:32
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Poland’s Doctor-Prime Minister Will See You Now

The chain-smoking doctor ... Kopacz has had little success in ending her cigarette habit, despite public promises to do so... decried a 2010 law restricting smoking as “an attack on my personal freedom” and said it would keep her from smoking in cafes or
Bloomberg News
added Sep 20, 2014 13:26
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VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez Booty Video: Singer Slammed For Endorsing Smoking and Objectifying Women

accused of glamorising smoking and peddling soft porn in the highly anticipated video to her latest single, Booty. ... In the final scene, Lopez is seen smoking a cigarette while wearing a skimpy black body suit and heels.
IBTimes (uk)
added Sep 19, 2014 20:38
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[North Carolina] Good news and bad news in latest NC teen tobacco use survey

Worst news? Fewer young smokers are trying to quit... found that tobacco was up among teens in North Carolina to 29.7 percent from 25.8 percent since the last survey in 2011. ...While fewer students smoke cigarettes, more teens have turned to other tobacc
WBTV Channel 3 CBS (Charlotte, NC)
added Sep 19, 2014 20:33
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California Helps Wall Street Pocket 44% of Landmark Tobacco Settlement

The original agreement made no stipulation how the money would be spent and ProPublica found that the most common use nationally was to pay off old debts. Tobacco bonds are very popular on Wall Street, regarded as much for their uncertainties as their h
AllGov.com
added Sep 19, 2014 20:25
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An Uruguayan Lawsuit With International Implications For Philip Morris

The consequences of this particular lawsuit are expected to transcend national boundaries. It is expected to influence lawsuits of a similar nature that Philip Morris is involved in with other national governments. Therefore, even as the Latin America an
Trefis
added Sep 19, 2014 18:03
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22nd Century Group Enters Cannabis Space

Joseph Pandolfino, Founder and CEO of 22nd Century Group, stated, “The main reason 22nd Century was attracted to Anandia’ s proprietary technology is that it gives us a level of exclusivity in the cannabinoid biosynthetic pathway in cannabis similar to w
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2014 18:00
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Announces That Jurors Hold Philip Morris USA Accountable for Engaging in 50-Year Conspiracy

returned a verdict of $27,010,000.14 ... “The addition of 14 cents is just as meaningful as the $20 million before it,” stated Mr. Byrd. “The jury understood our society should protect 14 year olds, not target them for profits as the cigarette industry do
Business Wire
added Sep 19, 2014 18:00
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[Florida] Philip Morris Must Pay $26.5M In Engle Case Over 'Light' Ads ($$)

denied Philip Morris' two motions for judgment as a matter of law seeking to reverse its loss at the trial, where a jury awarded roughly $6 million in compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages to decades-long smoker Judith Berger, who suffe
Law360
added Sep 19, 2014 17:54
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Federal Judiciary to Restore Cases Removed From PACER

The federal judiciary informed Congress on Friday it will restore public access to years of courts of appeals records that were removed from online archives in August. Lawyers, reporters, transparency advocates and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., chairman of
National Law Journal
added Sep 19, 2014 17:42
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