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Health Experts Warn that Electronic Cigarette Smoking Among Teens is Surging in Kentucky, Elsewhere

Kentucky Youth Advocates and the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky held a statewide briefing on Monday in several cities aimed at increasing awareness of the dangers of electronic cigarettes. One of the attendees at the Bowling Green location was Rich
WKU Public Radio (Western Kentucky University)
added Dec 11, 2018 03:48

[Texas] Professors want rules to prevent students from vaping in class

“If someone is in class trying to pay attention and take notes and there is someone in the corner hitting their vape and blowing clouds into the air, or even trying to hide it, it’s going to take away from their time in class,” said architecture junior J
Daily Cougar (University of Houston)
added Dec 11, 2018 03:46

[Florida] Panel To Trial Court: Reinstate Full Damage Award For Tobacco Plaintiff ($$)

A cross-appeal by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in which the tobacco company asserted that it was entitled a directed verdict on intentional tort claims in an...
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 10, 2018 23:20

[Florida] Panel Rejects Tobacco Defendants’ Challenge To Plaintiff’s Credibility ($$)

n a Dec. 7 holding, Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal turned away claims by Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. that a plaintiff
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 10, 2018 23:19

North Carolina High Court: Tobacco Shareholder Did Not Exercise Actual Control

The acquisition by Reynolds American Inc. of Lorillard Inc. did not create a fiduciary duty by British American Tobacco (BAT) PLC to Reynolds’ remaining minority shareholders because BAT...
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 10, 2018 23:19

Florida Top Court Won’t Revisit Ruling Rejecting Daubert In Asbestos Case ($$)

Florida’s Supreme Court on Dec. 6 declined to rehear its decision rejecting the Daubert standard and reinstating an $8 million judgment against an asbestos company and its tobacco...
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 10, 2018 23:17

MVP: King & Spalding's Ursula Henninger ($$)

Ursula Henninger of King & Spalding LLP pulled out trial wins for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in multiple suits this past year brought by former smokers who said the company intentionally hooked them and caused...
added Dec 10, 2018 23:16

[USA] CROWE: Teen vaping in Canada has taken a 'worrisome' turn

Teague wrote..."A tobacco product is, in essence, a vehicle for delivery of nicotine..." Now that Juul and others have solved that a new device that, when used as intended, will create a nicotine dependence in the user.
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 10, 2018 23:15

Survey indicates differences in Virginia smoking rates by region, income and education

About 14 percent of Virginia adults are current cigarette smokers, but smoking rates differ significantly in various regions of the state and based on income and education, according to a survey.Rates of adults having used electronic nicotine delivery dev
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Dec 10, 2018 23:07
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[Pennsylvania] Black and Hispanic Americans have a harder time quitting cigarettes. Will this Penn study find a way to help?

Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Dec 10, 2018 22:51
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