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Florida Appeals Court Directs Trial Court To Reinstate Tobacco Verdict ($$)

In an Oct. 7 opinion, the Fourth District Florida Court of Appeal affirmed a $20 million award of compensatory and punitive damages on behalf of the...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 15, 2018 14:41
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“Like Restricting Clean Needles”—Advocates Slam Age-Verification Plan for Under-Fire Juul

As a new video (below) explains, a potential customer must now create a profile that includes name, date of birth, permanent address and the last four digits of their social security number. Juul verifies this information with third-party public records
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:37
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VIDEO: GPS-like system helps doctors track lung cancer

Lung cancer nodules move every time a person breathes, making it incredibly difficult for doctors to pinpoint their location. But now, some surgeons are using an electromagnetic system to track the deadly cancer. The technology that is guiding Dr. Aldo
WNDU NBC 16 (South Bend, IN)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:29
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[Illinois] Chicago Says Online E-Cig Cos. Target City Youth ($$)

The city of Chicago on Tuesday hit eight online e-cigarette retailers with a suit in Illinois state court claiming the companies were caught selling e-cigarette products to underage city residents who...
Law360
added Nov 15, 2018 14:19
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[California, Illinois, Pennsylvania] With FDA's imminent crackdown on e-cigarettes, manufacturers already playing defense

City officials in Chicago and Los Angeles are seeking injunctions for selling their products to minors. In Philadelphia, a class action lawsuit was been filed in late August against Juul by users who allege the company has "violated consumer protections
PhillyVoice.com
added Nov 15, 2018 14:17
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Thailand to be Asia's first to enforce plain cigarette packs

The Public Health Ministry on Wednesday approved a draft regulation requiring plain cigarette packaging, and will also change the compulsory pictures reinforcing the warning that smoking is hazardous to health.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:11
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[UK] Smokers who spend time with e-cigarette users are more likely to try and quit tobacco, new survey shows

Scientists at University College London claim that being around e-cigarette users encourages smokers to try the gadgets themselves. The researchers say the findings should ease concerns about vaping, which has been linked to heart and lung damage.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:01
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[Australia] Up in smoke! Jordan Barrett is seen puffing on a cigarette... moments before arriving at a skin clinic in Sydney

Despite being on his way to see a skin clinic in Sydney's Double Bay, the 22-year-old model was seen puffing on an unhealthy cigarette. Dressed casually in a pair of charcoal grey pinstripe pants, a charcoal grey knit sweater and black sneakers, Jordan
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:00
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The Health 202: FDA chief defends crackdown on e-cigarettes despite conservative criticism

Some conservatives are dismayed at how energetically...Gottlieb is cracking down on tobacco products, despite his own limited-government views. But Gottlieb isn’t having it. “My former friends in the libertarian community who think this is emblematic of
Washington Post
added Nov 15, 2018 10:38
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SULLUM: Restricting E-Cigarette Flavors Endangers Public Health

The FDA’s decree will make vaping less appealing and less accessible to smokers interested in switching...why should adult smokers pay, potentially with their lives, for the carelessness of convenience store clerks? The moral logic of the tradeoff demande
Reason Magazine
added Nov 14, 2018 18:26
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