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Florida Panel Defines Residency Requirement For Engle Progeny Cases ($$)

concluded that the phrase “[a]ll Florida citizens and residents” as it appears in R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Engle, 672 So. 2d 39, 40 (Fla. 3d DCA 1996) (Engle I), requires a showing that at the time of manifestation or diagnosis of a smoking-related di
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 18:37
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[Florida] Connecticut Top Court: Longshore Ruling Precludes Employer’s Asbestos Defense ($$)

precludes the employer from relitigating the issue, the Connecticut Supreme Court held...Welch testified that while tobacco use contributed to the decedent’s lung...
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 18:36
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[Australia] Smoking on campus

From September 2018, designated smoking areas have been introduced at three locations on our Ourimbah campus and at eight locations across the Callaghan campus, included three in the student residence precinct.
University of Newcastle (au)
added Sep 14, 2018 18:04
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fix error: Ban indoor smoking

the state Legislature maintains exceptions that imperil the health of workers at 1,700 businesses... continue in casinos, in some bars based irrelevantly on the amount of food they serve, and in private social clubs.
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Sep 14, 2018 17:37
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[UK] Vapers rise 'to more than three million' in Britain

The number of vapers in Great Britain has topped three million for the first time - four times the number in 2012, according to a survey by Action on Smoking and Health. Most use e-cigarettes because they have quit smoking and 40% are smokers who are tr
BBC Online
added Sep 14, 2018 17:20
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[UK] Join campaign to make your home smoke-free / September is Smoke Free Homes month.

the only way to protect your children and young people from second-hand smoke is to keep the environment around them smoke free. Second hand smoke is dangerous for anyone exposed to it, but children are especially at risk of serious illnesses due to secon
Lancaster Guardian (uk)
added Sep 14, 2018 17:17
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[UK, USA] UP IN SMOKE Could flavoured e-cigarettes be BANNED? Health experts are considering it

Arnott, chief executive of ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) told The Sun Online banning flavours would make it less likely smokers would quit. "Banning flavours would undermine the effectiveness of e-cigarettes in helping adult smokers quit, and there'
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 14, 2018 17:15
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University and College 100% Smoke-Free Campuses in Canada: NATIONAL STATUS REPORT (PDF)

In Canada, there is tremendous momentum towards making campuses 100% smoke-free, including outdoors, with at least 65 universities and colleges adopting such a policy, and more in the process of doing so. In the U.S. the trend is even further ahead, wi
Canadian Cancer Society
added Sep 14, 2018 01:44
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Utah vape shop owner sticks to helping smokers quit, says adults like flavors, too

"People want to get away from the taste of tobacco," said Lewie Lambros, director of the Utah Smoke Free Association and co-owner at Vapor Dreams, a popular vape shop in Bountiful. He said the industry offers thousands of flavor combinations and it is the
Deseret News
added Sep 14, 2018 01:38
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Smokeless Tobacco Remains Stable

Despite lingering health concerns and the threat of continued regulation, smokeless remains a durable part of c-store tobacco sets.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Sep 18, 2018 21:26
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