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[Canada] Cigar retailers want exemptions from packaging rules

“It would affect my business immensely. I’d be basically shut down,” said Jeff Arrowsmith, owner of Jade Smoker’s Corner, an 18 and up store specializing in expensive import cigars and tobacco products. A new law allowing Health Canada to regulate what
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:56
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[Florida] HAREWOOD v REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Individually and as successor by merger to BROWN & WILLIAMSON TOBACCO CORPORATION, individually and as Successor by merger to THE AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY: VERDICT (PDF)

Was Glenn Simmons addicted to cigarettes manufactured by Brown & Williamson containing nicotine, and, if so, was such an addiction a legal cause of his oral cavity cancer? Yes - - /- - No - - - - If your answer to Question 1 was NO, you should
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 20, 2018 22:48
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JONES: The FDA Finally Made Vaping Look Cool

After watching that video, tell me if this still was shot by the FDA or a screengrab of Justin Timberlake in the 2007 flick Southland Tales... Having started smoking in high school and finding myself still doing it in my thirties, I’ll say I wish that va
Gizmodo
added Sep 20, 2018 17:35
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[Pennsylvania] Penn researchers receive $18 million grant for Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

The center will examine the effects of advertising, packaging, and labeling on perceptions, use, and exposure to tobacco products
EurekAlert
added Sep 20, 2018 17:01
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[Minnesota] Study: How do you make people quit smoking? Make cigarettes suck

Out of the study’s 1,250-smoker sample, volunteers who had their smokes’ nicotine levels dramatically reduced right away – down to just 2 or 3 percent of what you’d find in a market-grade cigarette – smoked less and had fewer carcinogens throwing a party
City Pages
added Sep 20, 2018 16:55
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[Canada] Most Canadians concerned about young people using e-cigarettes, survey finds

The majority of Canadians are concerned about the use of e-cigarettes among youth, with almost 90 per cent backing a ban of the vaping products for those under 18... 75 per cent of respondents said government should be able to make rules for packaging and
Canadian Press
added Sep 20, 2018 16:42
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[Canada] Edmonton council passes tighter smoking rules as cannabis legalization looms

Tobacco and cannabis smokers will have to stay 10 metres away from building doors, windows, patios and bus stops under the amended bylaw. The new rules, which double the previous five-metre restriction, will come into force the day cannabis is legalized,
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:33
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Telemedicine startup Roman just raised $88M to help you quit smoking

A funding to expand from men’s health into smoking cessation and other healthcare verticals, the company announced today. By going direct-to-consumer, Roman—which today shortens its name to Ro—sidesteps many of the
Fast Company
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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[New York] Suffolk County crackdown targets vape, tobacco stores illegally selling to minors

ABC News
added Sep 19, 2018 20:16
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[Ohio] Survey: Smoking issues more likely in lower income households

A recent child well-being survey revealed that children in lower income families are more likely to live in a home where smoking is allowed, which the survey said presents a health hazard. The survey, underwritten by Interact for Health, Cincinnati Chil
Hillsboro (OH) Times-Gazette
added Sep 19, 2018 20:07
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