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Insight Adds Lobbying Juice to Juul

has hired Insight Public Affairs to handle Food & Drug Administration regulatory matters and for a push about the value of vaping products in “harm reduction.” With 70 percent market share, Juul is a juicy target of those concerned about the rising use o
O'Dwyer's PR Daily
added Dec 6, 2018 15:45

Don't Be Shocked If Big Tobacco Invests In Juul -- Its Founders Have Allowed It Before

Marlboro -maker Altria takes a stake in Juul, it wouldn’t be the first time the founders of a company that’s sought to bill itself as a tool for eliminating cigarettes has partnered with Big Tobacco.
added Dec 6, 2018 15:33

Stand Up To Cancer, American Cancer Society, Genentech And Rally Health Aim to Increase Earlier Cancer Detection Through Annual "Cancer Screen Week" Initiative

Screening in current or former smokers who are 55-74 years old and have at least a 30-pack year smoking history has been shown to reduce mortality from lung cancer.
PR Newswire
added Dec 10, 2018 01:11

Disseminating a Smoke Free Homes program to low SES households in the US through 2-1-1: Results of a national impact evaluation

Among those reached for two-month follow-up, the proportion who reported establishing a smoke-free home was comparable to or higher than smoke-free home rates in the prior controlled research studies.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 8, 2018 20:40


to not only ban flavored cigars and menthol cigarettes, but also to end the marketing of all tobacco products to youth and remove all flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from the market until or unless they have undergone a thorough FDA rev
U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
added Dec 8, 2018 03:05

[Florida] ELIZABETH MARSH, as personal representative of the ESTATE OF MINNIE FORD and MINNIE FORD, Appellants, v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., Appellee. (PDF)

Under the supreme court’s Schoeff decision, the plaintiff’s compensatory damage award is not subject to a reduction for comparative negligence. Id. We therefore reverse and remand the case to the trial court for reinstatement of the jury’s verdict.
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 7, 2018 19:50

[UK] How John Lennon became 'mesmerized' by Yoko Ono after she relentlessly pursued him

Yoko rang saying she had found a cure for John's cigarette smoking – hypnotism and that could only take place at the Dakota....John never revealed what transpired during the session but he became quite ill and the author suggests some kind of aversion the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:44
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[UK] Stressful jobs, frantic lifestyles, cigarettes, wine o’clock - As experts say women will soon have the same life expectancy as men: Does equality mean women are dying younger?

For many women, smoking and drinking have become markers of liberation Biological differences between the sexes mean habits can hit women harder / Anita Brown, 47, was given a terminal diagnoses for bladder cancer in 2016 She believes it was caused b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:34

22nd Century starts FDA regulatory process for very-low nicotine cigarettes

The manufacturer submitted a premarket tobacco application for its “Brand A” product, which has been the subject of more than 50 global studies. Some of those studies have been funded all or in part by the FDA and National Institutes of Health.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 7, 2018 19:03

[Canada] Slowing Cigarette Sales Push Altria to Explore Other Opportunities

Talks with both companies could be derailed by the baggage that Big Tobacco brings. Some Juul staff are upset after The Wall Street Journal reported last week that the startup is entertaining selling a significant stake to the tobacco company, a move th
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 7, 2018 18:57
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