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[Wisconsin] How Tobacco Companies Target Minorities

If you live in predominantly African American or Latinx neighborhoods in Milwaukee, your children are far more likely to be targeted by tobacco companies trying to turn them into smokers. A recent study by researchers at UW-Milwaukee’s Zilber School of
Urban Milwaukee (WI)
added Oct 15, 2018 16:33
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[North Carolina] FORTSON: The story of how the current state of the tobacco industry came to be

I remind you that—despite our smoke-free, limited-advertising, health-conscious culture—the tobacco industry continues to thrive to the tune of $90.6 billion. I alluded to the fact that this unexpected development can, in large part, be attributed to a s
Black Mountain (NC) News
added Oct 15, 2018 15:31
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Don't treat e-cigarettes like cigarettes, say experts

Assuming e-cigarettes are equal to cigarettes could lead to misguided research and policy initiatives, argue experts in a new commentary, which distills articles and published studies that compare e-cigarettes to cigarettes and supports the importance of
ScienceDaily
added Oct 15, 2018 15:30
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[UK] Britain's £1bn vaping industry 'is targeting children' with cartoon character packaging and flavours that resemble fizzy drinks and sweets

Chair of Royal Pharmaceutical Society's Pharmacy Board said products are the 'vaping equivalent of alcopops' and 'designed to hook teenagers into addiction'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:36
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[Florida] Jury Finds COPD-Related Claim Against RJR, Philip Morris Time-Barred

needed about six hours to conclude that Carlos Ortiz should have known by May 5, 1990 that he suffered from the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease his family contends was caused by years of smoking. That date is the cut-off for claims in Florida’s Eng
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:30
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[Massachusetts] BREAKING: Boston Jury Hits RJR With $43.1M Verdict in Cancer Trial, Clears Philip Morris & Auto Parts Co.

A Massachusetts state court jury Friday afternoon awarded the family of a former brake worker $43.1 million after finding R.J. Reynolds liable for his lung cancer death, but jurors cleared Philip Morris and an auto parts company of responsibility.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:30
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ND Lawmakers Propose Framework For Tribal Tax Cooperation ($$)

North Dakota could collect certain state taxes on Native American reservations and distribute the revenue to Native American tribes under proposed legislation recently discussed at an interim legislative committee meeting
Law360
added Oct 14, 2018 19:29
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FDA Seeks Marketing Info From More E-Cig Makers ($$)

Friday asked 21 e-cigarette companies, including the makers and importers of Vuse Alto and myblu, to cough up information about whether more than 40... T
Law360
added Oct 14, 2018 19:28
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FDA Takes Positive Step to Address Illegal Sales of Kid-Friendly E-Cigarettes – Agency Follow-Up Is Critical

the marketplace has been flooded with new e-cigarette products with no federal oversight. The FDA’s letters require companies to provide evidence within 30 days that their products were on the market as of August 8, 2016, and have not been modified since
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 14, 2018 19:26
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[New York] Light her up! Barbara Bush and new husband celebrate at a small and secret downtown disco party - with guests including glamorous cousin Lauren and cigarette-smoking Today host Jenna

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 14, 2018 15:37
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