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CHICAGO - JANUARY 18: Patrons of the Marshall McGearty Tobacco Artisans cigarette lounge, owned by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., use an ash tray January 18, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. The upscale lounge, which opened this week, is unaffected by Chicago's tough new anti-smoking ordinance that also took effect this week. The measure prohibits smoking in most public places. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Tobacco Company Vows To Fight $23.6 Billion In Damages

The nation’s No. 2 cigarette maker is vowing to fight a jury verdict of $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer.

07/20/2014

(Source: AP/Peter Morrison)

Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of Smoking

Health officials have begun to call “end game” on cigarette-smoking in America.

02/09/2014

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CDC: Pot Smoking Among Teens Exceeds Cigarette Smoking

While teens smoking cigarettes continues to decline, that doesn’t necessarily mean teens have quit smoking.

CBS4–06/08/2012

(Source: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Philip Morris, RJR Win Round In Fla. Smoker Suits

A Miami Jury has found for Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds in another of the thousands of lawsuits brought by Florida smokers.

CBS4–10/21/2011

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FIU Snuffs Out Smoking

FIU began enforcing a campus-wide ban on smoking and the use of tobacco products January 1st. The ban includes the entire campus, indoors and outdoors, and even in cars.

CBS4–01/07/2011

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