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[Indiana] FGIDDIAN-GREEN: Twin scourges of tobacco, opioids demand concentrated action

Claire Fiddian-Green is president and CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, which seeks to advance the vitality of Indianapolis and the well-being of its people.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Nov 10, 2018 19:37
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UCLA-affiliated professors nominated for EPA Scientific Advisory Board

James Enstrom, a former UCLA professor who claims he was wrongly terminated because of his controversial position on certain air pollutants, was nominated to the Science Advisory Board... the president of the Scientific Integrity Institute, which he found
Daily Bruin (UCLA)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:17
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Imperial Brands projects slight revenue growth for fiscal 2018

Imperial said its U.S. traditional cigarette market share was at 8.7 percent on Sept. 30. Nielsen data, based primarily on convenience store sales, has the market share at 7.2 percent. The company said it had “improving share trajectory with growth in W
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 10, 2018 19:11
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Rural Poverty is Independent COPD Risk Factor

The influence of the WHO FCTC in global governance can be at least partially attributed to its status as an international legal obligation. While tobacco control would have likely been a priority in international public health even in the absence of the W
MedPage Today
added Nov 10, 2018 19:04
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FDA plans strict limits on sale of flavored e-cigarettes to curb teen use - as New York vows to BAN them altogether

'What I can't tolerate is another year of this level of growth,' FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in an interview Wednesday. But he was swiftly upstaged by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who said the state plans to ban the sale of flavored e-cigare
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 10, 2018 18:14
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To Address Youth E-Cigarette Epidemic, FDA Must Stop Sales of All Flavored Products and Restrict Marketing and Sales to Protect Kids

the FDA needs to go further. To reverse the epidemic of youth e-cigarette use, the FDA needs to stop the sales of all flavored e-cigarette products that have not been subject to public health review by the FDA as the law requires.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 10, 2018 17:40
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Florida Federal Jury Again Rejects Claims By Smoker’s Widow ($$)

For the third time, jurors on Nov. 7 sided with the tobacco industry in a longstanding dispute over the lung cancer death of a Florida man (Eddie O....
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2018 17:38
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Divided Florida Panel: Tobacco Tax Memo Is Unadopted Rule ($$)

In a Nov. 6 ruling, a majority of a First District Florida Court of Appeal panel agreed with a tobacco wrap distributor that a 2016 memorandum issued by...
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2018 17:37
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FDA Will Ban Many Flavored E-Cigarettes

A senior FDA official said details of the ban would be announced next week, and that menthol and mint flavors would be exempt, The New York Times reported. The agency will also mandate age-verification measures for online sales to prevent minors from buy
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 10, 2018 17:26
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[Florida] Fla. SC rejects Daubert standard in $8M mesothelioma case

In its ruling, the court rejected the 4th District's adoption of the Daubert standard...DeLisle sought a review of the 4th District Court of Appeals decision that ruled in favor of Crane Co. and other defendants. The 4th District reversed for a new trial
Legal NewsLine
added Nov 10, 2018 17:24
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