Daily Archives: December 2, 2009

E-Cigarette Law Suits Being Made Easy

Any person who had purchased an e-cigarette will be able to bring his or her own class action law suit against the seller, or join an e-cigarettesexisting class action and possibly share in any damages awarded to users of this new product which the Food and Drug Administration [FDA] has declared “illegal,” says public interest law professor John Banzhaf, who has been leading the battle for FDA regulation of the product.

Obama Tells Nation He’s Going Out For Cigarettes

WASHINGTON—During a nationally televised address Tuesday, a visibly tired and worn President Obama informed the country that he Obama go out from smokewas going out for a pack of cigarettes and would be back in 10 minutes or so.

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Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Ends Tobacco Sponsorship

LAS VEGAS, Nev., — As thousands gather in Las Vegas this week for the largest U.S. rodeo event of the year, activists are praisingProfessional Rodeo Cowboys Associationthe Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) for ending its national sponsorship contract with the U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company (USSTC) after 2009.

Smoke clears, as law goes into effect in Virginia restaurants

The state’s ban on smoking in Virginia restaurants took effect yesterday. With some exceptions, most smokers now have to drag tobacco ban in restaurantsthemselves out of Virginia’s public dining rooms and bars to light up.