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Mayo on the Side: Broward news columnist Michael Mayo | Sun-Sentinel BlogsThis much we know: A Broward civil jury has decided Stuart Hess???s 1997 lung cancer death was caused by his addiction to nicotine. Now for the $130 million question: Who is to blame and how much, if anything, do his......
The Swampby Rebecca Cole The House today voted to give the Food and Drug Administration unprecedented powers to regulate the tobacco industry, after years of crusading by anti-smoking groups for the government to exert more control. The measure would allow the.......
The Swampby Janet Hook Capping a half-century battle with the tobacco industry, the Senate today overwhelmingly approved legislation that would give the federal government far-reaching powers for the first time to regulate the manufacturing and marketing of...
The Swampby Michael Muskal Reformed smokers like to say that the hardest thing they ever did was to break their nicotine habit. That may not apply to President Obama, a one-time puffer who today said he would sign legislation to regulate......
The Swampby Christi Parsons Invoking his own personal experience as a teenaged smoker, President Barack Obama today predicted that a tough new law cracking down on cigarette marketers will help young people make the choice not to take up the habit......
The Swampby Mark Silva Tobacco will be regulated as a drug, under a bill that President Barack Obama plans to sign this afternoon in the Rose Garden. The long-sought legislation gives the Food and Drug Administration unprecedented authority to regulate tobacco.......
You now can go to a Walgreens and get examined by a medical professional. Maybe your blood pressure is a little high, or you've suffered from asthma for years. Walgreens has prescription and over-the-counter medications for you. And, on your way out...
It's a sad story. In 1999, the General Assembly displayed great wisdom in enacting legislation that allocated $35 million annually from Indiana's portion of the National Tobacco Settlement for a comprehensive state tobacco- prevention program. The...
As shipments go, it was routine — about half a ton of supplies — except it was delivered by the first commercial flight to the International Space Station. SpaceX partnered with NASA in this new model, the brainchild of Elon Musk, who's behind...
No one can deny that the American cigar industry leads a charmed life, especially in Pennsylvania. First came the Cuban trade embargo half a century ago, leaving Americans as the only people in the world who cannot legally obtain the world's best cigars,...
There was good news a couple of days ago for Kiwi smokers. A plan to increase cigarette prices to $100 a pack ($75 U.S.) has been scrapped, and they will have to pay only $20 a pack ($15 U.S.) by 2016. New Zealand, already with some of the highest prices...
Yes Sometimes the truth is ugly. New Food and Drug Administration requirements force tobacco companies to place one of nine graphic labels on their products. The grotesque images show different forms of bodily ruin — including death —...
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