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[Massachusetts] Joyce Brewer: Fight exploitation of African-Americans by Big Tobacco

tobacco companies have spent decades marketing and promoting menthol cigarettes toward African-Americans through tailored messaging and positive imagery. Sadly, the industry's tactics are working; nearly 9 of every 10 African-American smokers prefer menth
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:00
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18 schools pledge to go tobacco-free through college program initiative

eighteen colleges and universities were awarded grants from Truth Initiative® to adopt a 100 percent tobacco-free campus policy, a move that will protect more than 100,000 students and employees across 17 states. The Truth Initiative Tobacco-Free Colleg
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 18, 2018 02:15
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STEVENS: The #Tobacco directive: how the European Commission side-lined the European Parliament

passing the final form of the T&T system will only add to the controversies dogging the EC’s notoriously opaque procedures ...the tobacco industry should not be entrusted with key roles in the traceability of its products, considering its responsibility i
EU Reporter
added Feb 17, 2018 13:59
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[UK] Dudley shopkeeper used freezer to hide illegal tobacco

trading standards officers found 1,765 packets of cigarettes and tobacco without the necessary health warnings and which had evaded excise duty.... The duty evaded was estimated to be more than £10,000.
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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Florida Appeals Panel Reinstates $2 Million Tobacco Verdict ($$)

affirmed a trial court’s decision to allow a plaintiff’s expert to testify and reinstated the full $2 million verdict in an Engle progeny suit after finding that the court erred by reducing the award based on comparative fault (Philip Morris USA Inc., et
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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Florida Appeals Panel Reinstates $2 Million Tobacco Verdict ($$)

affirmed a trial court’s decision to allow a plaintiff’s expert to testify and reinstated the full $2 million verdict in an Engle progeny suit after finding that the court erred by reducing the award based on comparative fault (Philip Morris USA Inc., et
Lexis Nexis
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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Canada's Alberta sets out rules for recreational pot shops

recreational marijuana will be sold in licensed private retail stores to be overseen by a government regulator...Marijuana cannot be consumed or openly displayed in retail stores, and the drug will not be available in loose form, the government said.
Reuters
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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IQOS TPSAC Results: What You Need To Know ($$)

Tobacco Merchants Association (TMA)
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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Utah House snuffs out tobacco-free Capitol bill

A bill that would have banned smoking and tobacco use on the Utah Capitol grounds was snuffed out Thursday by the House. HB155, sponsored by Rep. Bruce Cutler, R-Murray, sought to make the outdoor grounds of the Capitol off-limits for smoking, joining th
Deseret News
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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‘Now is the time to act’

The National Tobacco Reform Initiative (NTRI) is urging US health care professionals to embrace the concept of relative risk. The NTRI said in a press note today that a recent report by the US’ National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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