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Tobacco industry denormalisation beliefs in Hong Kong adolescents

The TI’s misconducts and responsibility for the tobacco epidemic were not well known by Hong Kong adolescents. TID beliefs in this population were inversely associated with smoking. These findings suggest that TID programmes in local adolescents may be o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:48
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Common and rare variants genetic association analysis of cigarettes per day among ever smokers in COPD cases and controls

we found genome-wide significant associations on chromosome 15q25 with CPD for common variants, but not for rare coding variants. These results were directionally consistent among COPD cases and controls.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 19, 2018 03:45
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[Florida] Widower Says Court Should Have Let Him Fix Engle Suit Error ($$)

A smoker's widower urged the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday to review an appeal's court's finding that he cannot amend and pursue an Engle progeny lawsuit mistakenly filed in his wife's name after she had already died, saying it directly conflicts with
Law360
added May 16, 2018 20:38
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[North Carolina] LARRY BROOKS, Employee, Plaintiff v. CITY OF WINSTON-SALEM (PDF)

went into the gas station to purchase cigarettes. When he returned to the truck, he inhaled an e-cigarette, began coughing, stepped out of his truck, passed out, and fell on the cement curb. While admittedly Brooks would not have been at the gas station b
North Carolina Courts System
added May 16, 2018 19:57
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E-Cigarettes Lose Popularity Among Adult Smokers

Concurrent use of electronic and conventional cigarettes declined among adults during 2014-2016, researchers found, as did overall current use of e-cigarettes in Americans 18 and older. A review of National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) data over the 3
MedPage Today
added May 16, 2018 18:43
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Examining perceptions about IQOS heated tobacco product: consumer studies in Japan and Switzerland [FREE FULL TEXT]

IQOS was marketed as a sophisticated, high tech and aspirational product. Because youth and young adults are more interested in such product positioning, this approach raises some concern about youth appeal. This research shows cultural factors appeared t
Tobacco Control
added May 16, 2018 15:57
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Should we be concerned with second-hand pot smoke, especially around children?

So what does this mean? Should cannabis continue to be tightly regulated, if children are breathing the smoke? Are they harmed by it? Really, we don’t have those answers yet.
ABC News
added May 16, 2018 15:56
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FDA Cigar Warnings Don't Violate 1st Amendment, Judge Says ($$)

since they’re aimed at informing the public of health risks in a suit brought by advocacy groups representing smokers and industry against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta said that the agency’s rule increasing the s
Law360
added May 16, 2018 04:53
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MINATO: SEVEN THINGS: WHAT’S NEXT FOR CIGAR REGULATION AFTER THE D.C. COURT RULING

In his ruling, much of the fundamental parts of the deeming regulations were upheld, i.e.: the process FDA used to create the regulations was constitutional, warning labels are also constitutional and user fees for cigars are not going away. So now the q
HalfWheel
added May 16, 2018 04:47
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al., Plaintiffs, v. U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, et al., Defendants. (PDF)

1. The Deeming Rule’s health warning requirements comport with the TCA and the APA (Count VI) and do not violate the First Amendment (Count VII). 2. The User Fee Rule (Counts II and III) is upheld in its entirety. 3. The process by which the agency des
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
added May 16, 2018 04:37
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