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[Europe, Malta] ECJ ruling set to end 10-year 'mouth tobacco' lobbying saga

Swedish Match appears increasingly unlikely to be permitted to sell its 'snus' mouth tobacco product across the EU any time soon. Almost ten years after it had sought out Malta's then European Commissioner for health to lift the ban, it suffered another
EUobserver.com
added Apr 21, 2018 01:56
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[Florida] Jurors Award Ex-Smoker $375K But Find Her 90% at Fault for Her COPD in Trial Against R.J. Reynolds

Jurors Thursday linked R.J. Reynolds cigarettes to a Florida smoker’s lung disease, but they placed the majority of blame on the smoker, and their $375,000 verdict was a fraction of what she sought against the tobacco giant. Rozar v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014CA
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[Florida] Multimillion-dollar tobacco verdict upheld

A divided state appeals court this week upheld a nearly $6.4 million verdict...in a 2-1 decision, ruled Wednesday in favor of Mary Brown, who was awarded $6.375 million in 2015 after a trial in Duval County, according to state and county court records.
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[New York] Cuomo signs law to halt free e-cigarette handouts to minors

The bill closed a loophole in a state law that had already banned the sale of e-cigarettes to people under 18 but still allowed their use as promotional items. Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan), the bill's sponsor, said it was in response to c
New York Daily News
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[Asia-pacific] BAT Malaysia keen on smokeless device but wants clear laws

Its MD Erik Stoel said a regulatory and fiscal mechanism is mandatory to ensure the tobacco- heating product does not end up in the same legal limbo like vape-based devices. “We are a bit concerned that if we were to introduce this type of products, the
The Malaysian Reserve (my)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[Russia] Lawmaker proposes fines for selling tobacco and alcohol to pregnant women

A Russian regional lawmaker has proposed the introduction of fines for selling drugs, alcohol and tobacco to pregnant women. The law could also force all women who want to purchase these items to prove they’re not pregnant. Vladimir Petrov of the Leningr
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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Physician: Tobacco company racketerring -- Oklahoma's story

Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center will release a series of reports summarizing internal tobacco industry documents that tell the story — in the words of tobacco company executives and their lobbyists — of a highly successful 50-year campaign to influence O
The Oklahoman
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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Kris Jenner puffs on a cigarette and enjoys a cocktail at Kourtney's 39th birthday bash

Kris Jenner was in need of a quick cigarette break as she attended Kourtney's 39th birthday party. The 62-year-old reality star was pictured enjoying a smoke on Kylie Jenner's Instagram during a break from the family-filled festivities.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:06
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[North Carolina] Tobacco stocks burned by slump in Japanese market for one company's heated cigarettes

Eclipse was considered ahead of its time when developed in the 1990s, but has struggled to gain traction with smokers while in national distribution from 2003 to 2007. Eclipse remains available in limited supply at wholesale and retailer request, includi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 20, 2018 18:05
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Philip Morris International: light my fire ($$)

Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 20, 2018 17:51
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