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Health Groups Can’t Intervene in Fight Over Tobacco Warning Labels

A federal judge ruled Monday that a group of health organizations cannot intervene in a lawsuit filed by tobacco companies against the [FDA]...Judge Mehta ruled Monday that the health organizations didn’t establish that they would suffer “a legally suffic
Courthouse News
added Oct 18, 2017 03:01
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[Illinois] LETTER: Bogus studies show lawsuit abuse

. A well-funded front group for tobacco, big oil, insurance, and pharmaceutical companies is behind an annual campaign aimed at sowing confusion and demonizing our civil justice system. “Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week” should be seen for what it really is:
Mount Vernon (IL) Register-News
added Oct 18, 2017 02:59
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[Japan, USA] Decreasing popularity of e-cigarettes could 'open the floodgates' for smoking alternative heat-not-burn tobacco

A smoking trend that’s taken over Japan could soon be making its debut in the American market, possibly eclipsing e-cigarettes as a “more authentic” alternative to traditional tobacco products. Heat-not-burn cigarettes are battery-powered devices that t
CardioVascular Business.com
added Oct 18, 2017 02:52
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Do Smoking Bans Decrease Child Hospital Admissions?

Recent studies determine whether public smoking bans decrease the amount of children being admitted to the hospital for lower respiratory tract infections. Smoking has a direct impact on the respiratory system. The toxins and carcinogens found in cigare
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:45
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[Texas] Fort Worth, the only city in Tarrant County that’s not smoke-free, soon will be

The City Council directed city attorneys on Tuesday to draft an ordinance that clamps down on smoking in public places....No deadline was placed on when a new ordinance would be completed and brought back to the council. A public hearing will be held whe
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Oct 18, 2017 02:43
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[New York] TOBACCO POLICY IMPLEMENTED ON JOHNSTOWN OFFICE COMPLEX

The Johnstown Office Complex is pleased to announce that on Aug. 1 a tobacco policy was implemented. The policy limits smoking on the complex grounds to a designated area according to Tricia Terleckey, Community Engagement coordinator for Advancing Tobac
Amsterdam (NY) Recorder
added Oct 18, 2017 02:42
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[New York] De Blasio, Gentile sign hookah regulation bill

adding non-tobacco hookah to the Smoke Free Air Act. This makes New York City the first city to have a law governing the cleanliness of hookah paraphernalia. Like cigarette smoking being prohibited indoors under the current law, hookah smoke will now be
Brooklyn (NY) Daily Eagle.
added Oct 18, 2017 02:41
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Iowa City Council to vote on smoking ban for city parks

The Iowa City Council will vote on a proposed ordinance banning the use of tobacco products in city parks at its Tuesday night meeting. In addition to prohibiting smoking, the measure will also ban the use of smokeless tobacco. And because of an existing
Little Village (Iowa City, IA)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:40
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[Canada] Outdoor smoking allowed in Lumby

In a 3-2 vote, council decided Monday not to back a Canadian Cancer Society campaign to create outdoor smoke and vape-free public places
Vernon (BC) Morning Star (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 02:36
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[Massachusetts] Teens using less alcohol, tobacco and more marijuana, e-cigarettes in Hampshire County: survey

The most explosive growth seen in any of the survey's results appeared in the usage of electronic cigarettes. Whereas virtually no 16- to 18-year-olds reported using e-cigs in 2015, 13 and 21 percent, respectively, had used the devices within the past
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Oct 18, 2017 02:34
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