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[Canada] BASIC BLACK:THE TOBACCO DEBACLE

How do you keep selling a product that slaughters its customers? Easy. You give them the e-cigarette... Best of all: you promote the e-cigarette as a way to quit smoking. There is one tiny bug, though. As a smoking cessation aid there is no evidence tha
Sask News Now (ca)
added Jul 29, 2014 16:38
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[UK] Delegation to visit North Carolina tobacco fields

A fact-finding delegation that includes a congresswoman from Ohio and two members of the British Parliament are visiting North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 29, 2014 16:14
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[Indiana] IND. DECISIONS - "ACS CAN: MARION COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT UPHOLDS INDY’S SMOKE-FREE ORDINANCE"

On Friday, July 25, the Marion County Superior Court upheld Indianapolis’ smoke-free ordinance, challenged on the basis of exempting one off-track betting facility. The court ruled the city’s ordinance does not violate the Equal Privileges and Immunities
Indiana Law Blog
added Jul 29, 2014 16:10
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[UK] Cigarettes washed up on East Devon beach during storms believed to be on sale in the Westcountry

Packs of cigarettes that washed up on an East Devon beach in February are thought to be on sale in the Westcountry....he believed the cigarettes, which were not intended for the UK market, were part of the consignment being shipped from Rotterdam to Sri
Exeter Express & Echo (uk)
added Jul 29, 2014 16:08
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[Kentucky] Anti-smoking tour kicks off in Ashland

Roger Cline understands that smoking isn’t the only cause of lung cancer, but based on their physician’s professional opinion and Cline’s knowledge of his wife’s workplace, he is convinced that cigarettes killed her. It was a tobacco-free building but s
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Jul 29, 2014 15:55
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Nicotine patch preloading for smoking cessation (the preloading trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

The use of nicotine replacement therapy before quitting smoking is called nicotine preloading. ...The pragmatic study design means that results will give a realistic estimate of the success of the intervention if it were to be rolled out as part of stan
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Jul 29, 2014 14:09
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FORM 10-Q / QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

With the exception of Engle Progeny cases, described below, RJR Tobacco and its affiliates and indemnitees continue to win the majority of smoking and health tobacco litigation claims that reach trial, and a very high percentage of the tobacco-related lit
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jul 29, 2014 14:08
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Investor Alert: Lawsuit against Takeover of Lorillard Inc. (NYSE:LO) filed

The Shareholders Foundation announces that an investor, who currently holds shares of Lorillard Inc. (NYSE:LO), filed a lawsuit in effort to halt the proposed takeover of Lorillard Inc. by Reynolds American Inc for a value of $68.88 per share. Investors
GroundReport
added Jul 29, 2014 14:06
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[Florida] Jury Holds Tobacco Company Responsible for Deception About Its Products

regardless of the final outcome it is the duty of the courts and elected officials at all levels of government to hold the industry accountable for the unspeakable pain and incalculable loss it has inflicted upon society.”
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Jul 29, 2014 13:54
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[Indiana] Judge upholds Indy smoking ban

On Friday, July 25, the Marion County Superior Court upheld Indianapolis’ smoke-free ordinance, challenged on the basis of exempting one off-track betting facility, in this case a bar. The court ruled the city’s ordinance does not violate the Equal Priv
TheStatehouseFile.com (Franklin College Pulliam School of Journalism)
added Jul 29, 2014 13:51
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