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FDA Opens Dialogue on E-Cigarettes, Harm Reduction

The agency’s most unexpected announcement is a focus on nicotine levels for cigarettes, proposing that a strong alternative to traditional combustible cigarettes was to engineer low-nicotine options. The agency said it intends to issue an Advance Notice
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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Tobacco Consumption In Poland Halved Since '90s: Report

Poles smoke 40 billion cigarettes a year, down from 100 billion in the 1990s, according to the WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2017. The results of the World Health Organisation's study were presented in Warsaw on Wednesday.
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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Smoking Policy Change Within Permanent Supportive Housing (PDF)

Our findings demonstrate the feasibility of implementing smoke-free policies in PSH for formerly homeless adults. However, policy alone appears insufficient to trigger change in smoking behavior, highlighting the need for additional cessation resources t
Journal of Community Health
added Sep 28, 2017 20:43
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Cigarettes Face Local Legislators

Cigarettes continue to be a c-store staple, despite the proliferation of local ordinances aimed at restricting the category.... the convenience store channel saw sales of $56.2 billion, down .08% from last year. If sales are declining, however, the amount
Convenience Store Decisions
added Sep 28, 2017 18:32
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Mounting Regulations Put a Chokehold on Tobacco

From increases in the legal age to purchase tobacco products to restrictions on where people can legally smoke, regulation is making the business of nicotine inhospitable, if not downright intolerable. [FDA] added even more intrigue at press time, with t
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 28, 2017 18:31
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2017 State Legislative Summary

With only several state legislatures yet to conclude their 2017 legislative sessions, the outcome of various tobacco legislation in most states is now clear. Cigarettes and Tobacco Products Taxation This year, 28 states considered bills to raise cigaret
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 28, 2017 18:28
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish snus wants place in EU tobacco directive

Swedish Match said that "a pragmatic tobacco legislation should contain a mix between strong smoking control and tobacco harm reduction measures".
EurActiv
added Sep 28, 2017 18:26
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[Florida] 11th Circuit Affirms Defense Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

affirmed a verdict for a tobacco company in an Engle progeny suit after finding that the court did not err in instructing the jury on the company’s statute-of-limitations defense (William Hecht v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, No. 16-10447, 11th Cir., 20
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 28, 2017 18:24
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[Connecticut] Federal Judge Finds Tobacco Claim Not Barred By Statute Of Repose ($$)

denied a tobacco company’s motion seeking an order that a plaintiff’s claims regarding negligence before 1992 be barred because the plaintiff’s claims fall within the “useful safe life” exception of Connecticut’s statute of repose (Vincent J. Bifolck v. P
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 28, 2017 18:24
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Michigan Appeals Panel Affirms Summary Disposition In Cigarette Taxes Suit ($$)

affirmed a decision by the Michigan Tax Tribunal to grant summary disposition to the Michigan Department of Treasury after finding that a man who purchased a large quantity of cigarettes and later shipped them to a friend to be resold was personally liabl
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 28, 2017 18:22
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