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Fla. Jury Says Engle Plaintiff Was Not Addicted ($$)

found the plaintiff was not addicted and thus disqualified as an Engle class member, capping a dispute so bitterly fought it made a judge leave after its second trial. The jury in Jacksonville, Florida, decided that Eddie Starbuck, the surviving spouse o
Law360
added Nov 9, 2018 03:28
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[UK] Smoking, Diabetes May Be Especially Risky for Women's Hearts

Looking at data on 472,000 Britons ages 40 to 69, researchers found that all three of these heart disease risk factors increased the odds of heart attack for both sexes. But the rise in risk went even higher for women than men. For example, while male
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 9, 2018 03:25
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Smoking Persists for Americans With Mental Health Ills

Smokers with mental health issues are only half as likely to quit as those with good mental health, the research team found. "Overall, tobacco cessation programs have been very successful, but our research suggests that people with mental health problem
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 9, 2018 03:24
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[France] Plain tobacco packaging, increased graphic health warnings and adolescents’ perceptions and initiation of smoking: DePICT, a French nationwide study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Plain packaging (PP) of tobacco products and increased graphic warnings may contribute to lower attractiveness of smoking... Conclusion Our findings suggest that PP and increased graphic warnings could contribute to changes in smoking norms and rates amon
Tobacco Control
added Nov 9, 2018 02:24
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Evolution Communications Agency Honored by Colorado Healthcare Communicators' Gold Leaf Awards / Agency Recognized for Public Health, Specialty Medicine Campaigns

Other award-winning efforts created by Evolution include ...the "I Am a Smoke-Free Zone" campaign to educate adults about the dangers of secondhand smoke to children.
PR Newswire
added Nov 9, 2018 02:22
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Retailers’ perspectives on selling tobacco in a low-income San Francisco neighbourhood after California’s $2 tobacco tax increase

Conclusions Small, independent retailers’ concerns, about selling tobacco and about the health and well-being of customers, suggest that such retailers may be important allies in tobacco control efforts, particularly those focused on the point-of-sale.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 9, 2018 02:20
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[Thailand] Smokers' shift to hike tax on loose tobacco

The Excise Department is going to raise the tobacco tax after dozens of smokers have switched to hand-rolled cigarettes, prices for which are far cheaper than factory-made cigarettes following enforcement of a new excise tax structure last year.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 8, 2018 21:47
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CDC: Cigarette smoking hits new low among adults, but youth vaping 'epidemic' still a concern

Teen vaping is reaching epidemic levels and FDA is considering regulation to curb it. One proposal would be banning flavoring of e-cigarette liquids.
USA Today
added Nov 8, 2018 21:22
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Cigarette Smoking Among U.S. Adults Lowest Ever Recorded: 14% in 2017

Scott Gottlieb, M.D. “We’ve taken new steps to ultimately render combustible cigarettes minimally or non-addictive and to advance a framework to encourage innovation of potentially less harmful products such as e-cigarettes for adults who still seek acces
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Nov 8, 2018 21:07
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[West Virginia] Arkansas justice calls election a win over outside spending

Republican State Leadership Committee’...which launched its initiative focused on state court races in 2014, and its donors this year have included the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, tobacco company Reynolds American...Two prominent Republicans backed by the g
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Nov 8, 2018 19:09
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