Daily Archives: January 20, 2010

Wisconsin Lawmakers Eager to Ban Flavored Tobacco

Wisconsin officials are willing to use $3 million from stimulus cash to prohibit sales of sweet-flavored dipping, chewing and loose tobacco, as well as cigars, which anti-smoking advocates claim are intended at teenagers.

Big Tobacco Strategy Scares Off Potential Plaintiffs

Florida smokers who lose personal-injury suits against tobacco companies could be on the hook for the opposition’s attorney fees under a settlement strategy being pursued by cigarette makers.