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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants, v. ROBERT A. GORE, SR, Appellee (PDF)

To the extent the defendants now suggest on appeal that Dr. Proctor’s testimony went beyond a historical opinion and ventured into a scientific opinion (i.e., that adding ammonia to cigarettes increases their addictiveness), the defendants failed to p
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 15, 2018 21:32
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Affirms $2M Award For Smoker's Widower ($$)

affirmed a $2 million award to a man who sued tobacco companies R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris on behalf of his late wife who died of lung cancer, and allowed the widower to pursue punitive damages as well. A three-judge Fourth District panel rejected a
Law360
added Feb 15, 2018 21:21
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Proposed California bill would allow kids to take medical marijuana medications at school

Hill introduced a bill that would enable kindergarten through 12th grade students...to be given the medicine by a parent or guardian on campus...form of a capsule, oil, or topical cream...would prohibit students from smoking or vaping marijuana.
KABC-TV Channel 7 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:46
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[Pennsylvania] Easton officials wary about decriminalizing marijuana

An Easton council member is pushing for marijuana decriminalization... Mayor Sal Panto called the bill a dangerous superseding of state laws. Council member Ken Brown said he worried it would bring marijuana smokers onto the streets where secondhand smo
WFMZ-TV Channel 69 (Allentown, PA)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:39
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[Ireland] Poll: Should smoking be banned in outdoor areas where people are eating?

Reilly said while the smoking ban was a really progressive move but that one of the consequences has been the prevalence of smokers in the outdoor areas of bars, cafés and restaurants. This evening, we want to know: Should smoking be banned in outdoor a
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:30
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[Ireland] Smoking ban should be extended outdoors where food is served: James Reilly

Dr James Reilly says nobody can enjoy a meal outside, without being surrounded by cigarettes. The Senator believes people who want to smoke should have to take their break in a separate area. "Smoking kills over 6,000 peope every year on this country
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:23
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[UK] Smokefree Community Champions needed to help people kick the habit

A TEAM of 'Smokefree community champions' is being recruited in a bid to help people in Wallasey who are trying to kick the habit. Smoking is seen as the single most significant cause of poor health and early deaths in the borough and Wallasey Constitue
This is Wirral (Wirral Globe) (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:17
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[Oregon] SHIRLEY: Tobacco industry as deceptive as ever: Guest opinion

It's my responsibility as the Oregon Health Authority's public health director to make sure you learn the facts -- and that our state continues the work of reducing tobacco use. The Oregon Legislature's decision last year to raise the legal age to posses
The Oregonian
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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Regulating Nicotine Replacement Therapies: Next Steps In A Comprehensive Strategy For Tobacco Harm Reduction

The FDA’s new tobacco regulatory framework marks an unprecedented opportunity to reach the longstanding goal of eliminating the use of combustible cigarettes in the United States, and nicotine replacement therapies have a crucial role to play in this ove
Health Affairs (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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Thank you to our reviewers

The Editors would like to publicly acknowledge the people listed below who served as reviewers on the journal during 2017. Without their efforts, the quality of the journal could not be sustained. Abroms, Lorien Adams, Kathleen Agaku, Israel
Tobacco Control
added Feb 15, 2018 02:06
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