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The link between smoking, gender, and COPD diagnosed prevalence

. In countries where the tobacco smoking rate among women is relatively similar to that among men, such as the US (28% in men and 24% in women in 2009 as reported by the World Health Organization) and Australia (22% in men and 19% in women in 2009), the p
Hospital Management (uk)
added Dec 12, 2018 00:28

[UK] Cigars in focus

The latest figures from analysts at Nielsen suggest the UK cigar market is still worth about £200m a year, despite decades of health-driven disapproval. And cigars come with double the profit margin of cigarettes, so there is a clear motivation to persuad
Talking Retail (uk)
added Dec 12, 2018 00:13

[Australia, Philippines] Death rates from cancer will fall in Australasian countries and Russia in 2018

However, a greater proportion of the population will die in Russia from the disease than in any of the other countries, mainly because of the large numbers of men who still smoke.
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 11, 2018 03:56
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[Nebraska] Winnebago files lawsuit over ATF raid

The lawsuit says that the state of Nebraska's efforts to regulate tribal tobacco products on its reservation is "unconstitutional." Stating that tribal commercial activities are protected by federal law, and Nebraska has no authority over the tribe's cig
KCAU-TV Eyewitness 9 (IA)
added Dec 11, 2018 03:52

[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
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