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[Florida] Are You Ready For More Tobacco Litigation?

Tobacco cases — it’s the litigation that keeps giving. In a contentious en banc decision — there were three dissents, one of which chastised judges to “stick to our day jobs” instead of advocating for plaintiffs — the Eleventh Circuit found that smokers
Above the Law (blog)
added May 23, 2017 02:46
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How e-cigarette ads might sway teens to try tobacco products

When non-smoking teens see ads for e-cigarettes, and are curious about the products advertised, perhaps even identifying with a favorite brand, they might also be more susceptible to taking up cigarettes, a new study finds. For the study, researchers sho
Reuters
added May 23, 2017 01:10
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Receptivity to Tobacco Advertising and Susceptibility to Tobacco Products

A large proportion of US adolescent never tobacco users are receptive to tobacco advertising, with television advertising for e-cigarettes having the highest recall. Receptivity to advertising for each non–cigarette tobacco product was associated with su
Pediatrics
added May 23, 2017 00:55
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National study looks at tobacco advertising and susceptibility to use tobacco among youth

even being receptive to marketing of non-cigarette tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, is associated with susceptibility to smoke cigarettes." In this analysis of the first wave of data from the PATH Study, respondents were considered susceptible to
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 23, 2017 00:50
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Dr. Farsalinos about the claims that vaping leads to bladder cancer

However, points out Dr. Farsalinos, this alarming claim was not presented in a published study, but only in a conference abstract. This abstract did not measure the correlation between vaping and bladder cancer in a direct manner, but noted the presence
Vaping Post (ch)
added May 23, 2017 00:44
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[UK] Vape shops warn that the health of consumers will be put at risk because people will end up buying stronger products from the black market or the internet that do not meet safety standards. There are also concerns that thousands of vapers who use high le

The Observer (uk)
added May 23, 2017 00:42
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[Florida] Philip Morris Smacked with $1.3M Punitive Award, $2.4M Total, for Cancer That Cost Smoker Her Lung

capping a $2.4 million total award to a Cuban immigrant who lost a lung after smoking the company’s cigarettes for more than a decade. Martin v. Philip Morris, 07-CA-34267.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2017 00:03
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Secondhand Smoke May Impact Flight Attendants Long Term

Flight attendants exposed to secondhand smoke experienced worsened quality of life, respiratory symptoms, and pulmonary function abnormalities, according to early results from the Flight Attendant Lung Health Study.
MedPage Today
added May 22, 2017 23:58
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SMOKE-FREE PRODUCTS - THE SCIENTIFIC UPDATE

This issue of the Scientific Update focuses on novel approaches to e-vapor products. Technology and innovation can improve user experience and continuously enhance a product’s potential to present less risk of harm than smoking. The focus of the issue det
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added May 22, 2017 23:42
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[UK] Philip Morris International Highlights Novel E-Vapor Technology in Latest Scientific Update for Smoke-Free Products

details the product design and manufacturing behind MESH, the new generation of e-vapor technology PMI is currently test marketing in Birmingham (UK). MESH is one of the four smoke-free product types developed by PMI, along with IQOS. Prof. Manuel Peitsc
Philip Morris International (ch)
added May 22, 2017 23:40
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