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GLANTZ: Nicotine and ultrafine particles: Reasons to worry about e-cig-induced heart attacks

Holly Middlekauff and collegaues just published an excellent review on the effects of nicotine and fine particle air pollution (from cigarettes and other sources) in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that describes how these agents act on
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:01
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[California] GLANTZ: ACS CAN CALLS ON GOVERNOR BROWN TO RETURN THE $100,000 CONTRIBUTION FROM PHILIP MORRIS TO PROPOSITIONS 1 & 2

Good for ACS CAN in calling out Governor Brown for taking $100,000 from Philip Morris. He should do what ACS asks and give the money back (and pledge not to take any more).
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:00
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[USA] Trade deal must have tobacco exception, key Democrat warns

to include an exception stating that tobacco products would not have the same legal protections as other trade items under the agreement. The statement by Rep. Sander Levin of Michigan was a warning to the White House, which is trying to wrap up the nego
Washington DC Examiner
added Oct 21, 2014 10:55
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[Australia] Sins of the smokers find them out 30 years later

A bump in the take-up of smoking among women in the early 1980s is now being echoed in lung cancer rates, which are rising for women while falling for men. The state's first comprehensive report on lung cancer, released by the Cancer Institute of NSW on
The Age (au)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:49
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After cutting tobacco sales, CVS is now pressuring other pharmacies to do the same

The new co-pay strategy does two things. It encourages CVS customers to fill prescriptions at CVS-owned pharmacies to avoid possible co-pays. It also puts financial pressure on other pharmacies in the Caremark network to abandon tobacco sales if they have
The Washington Post
added Oct 21, 2014 10:43
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[Florida] Engle Progeny Review for the Week of October 13

Philip Gerson, representing plaintiff Tina Russo, speaks during pre-trial motions of Russo v. Philip Morris. Retrial of the case is underway while the Florida Supreme Court weighs an appeal from the first trial regarding the state’s law of repose.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:41
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Retailer Wall of Fame & Shame

Responsible retailers don’t sell tobacco products– the number one cause of preventable death in the United States. Learn which retailers do and don’t sell tobacco products.*
ShopTobaccoFree.org (CTFK)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:40
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ABOUT THE CAMPAIGN

Tobacco-Free Retailer campaign will highlight and support retailers that do not sell tobacco products and encourage other retailers to join them. By making it easy to find tobacco-free retailers nearest you, it will empower consumers to shop tobacco-free
ShopTobaccoFree.org (CTFK)
added Oct 21, 2014 10:37
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[North Carolina] Have a whirl through Wilson

Wilson is full of pleasant surprises and interesting discoveries. For instance, did you know that this North Carolina city was once the world's largest Bright Leaf Tobacco market and is now the first city in the state to build its own fiber-optic Interne
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 21, 2014 10:33
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[North Carolina] Judge rejects Phelps' bid

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge denied Wednesday the request by convicted felon Calvin Phelps to halt the final liquidation stage for three defunct Mocksville tobacco companies he once owned.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 21, 2014 10:32
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