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[USA] Menthol Cigarettes, Race/Ethnicity and Biomarkers of Tobacco Use in US Adults: The 1999- 2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

current menthol cigarette use was associated with increased concentration of blood cadmium, an established carcinogen and highly toxic metal, but not with other biomarkers. Impact: These findings provide information regarding possible differences in expos
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Jan 7, 2013 14:31
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[Illinois] Attorney Smuggled Cuban Cigars Sent to Prison, Disbarred

Skokie resident and former Illinois Public Defender Richard Steven Connors smuggled "truckloads" of Cuban cigars into the country, according to two state law journals.
Patch.org
added Dec 8, 2012 15:12
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[Florida] Tobacco Appeal Bonds

During the 2009 Legislative Session, the Legislature passed a bill (SB 2198) relating to the posting of security with regard to judgments against tobacco companies that were participants in the settlement of the State's case against tobacco companies, S
Supreme Court of Florida
added Oct 14, 2012 03:43
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TAN: Smoking In Asia: A Looming Health Epidemic

After a spate of tobacco-related policy changes in China and across Asia, governments can only hope that these will be enough to stem the looming health epidemic that threatens to reverse the socioeconomic gains of the past decade.
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Aug 24, 2012 01:54
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[Canada] Retailers protest contraband tobacco

A Canadian retail association in Ontario mounted a campaign Thursday asking smokers to stop buying contraband tobacco and buy legitimate brands.
UPI
added Aug 20, 2012 02:50
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Landmark Electronic Cigarette Settlement After 7 More Sued

The settlement clearly states that 3 out of 4 of the Nutrade e-cigarette models do not infringe on Ruyan’s fundamental patent structures .
Free-Press-Release.com (FPR)
added Aug 15, 2012 16:19
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[Korea - South] SEOUL: Seoul prepares for international forum to curb smoking

The ministry of health and welfare said yesterday that the 5th Conference of the Parties to the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) will be held at COEX in southern Seoul from November 12 to 17.
Asia News Network (ANN) (th)
added Aug 5, 2012 13:37
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[China, UK] Indian anti-smoking lobby hits out at London Olympic organizers

The London Olympics Committee, however, has created Designated Smoking Areas (DSAs) within the Olympic Park for smokers. Indian anti-smoking activists have knocked the door of the London Olympics Organizing Committee urging them to push for a tobacco-fr
Times of India
added Jul 31, 2012 14:10
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Philip Morris Int'l sells fewer cigarettes in 2Q, profit falls 4 percent despite higher prices

AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2012 15:00
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[North Carolina] Tobacco takes beating [The Wilson Daily Times, N.C.]

the more crops he find that were either destroyed or damaged during Sunday's storm. "It is pretty severe in places," said Bradley, who is director of the Edgecombe County Cooperative Extension Service.
InsuranceNewsNet.com
added Jul 9, 2012 19:44
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