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BAT to Miss Vaping Goal as Big Tobacco Faces More Uncertain Era

said revenue from smoking alternatives will miss expectations this year as it issued a more pessimistic outlook for the tobacco industry’s new products than rival Philip Morris International Inc. The maker of Lucky Strikes lopped 10 percent off its targe
Bloomberg News
added Oct 16, 2018 17:16
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[UK] British American Tobacco trims profit and vaping growth forecasts

has cut its full-year sales target for cigarette alternative products by 10 per cent to £900m, blaming lower demand in Japan and a product recall in the US, and said it would pay down debt slower than expected through 2019. The FTSE 100 group also warned
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 16, 2018 17:10
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Combustible and Electronic Tobacco and Marijuana Products in Hip-Hop Music Videos, 2013-2017 [FREE FULL TEXT]

The confluence of hip-hop’s broad appeal, use of branded products by influential artists, and growing interest in electronic products and marijuana all contribute to the important public health concern of tobacco and marijuana use. Music videos offer larg
JAMA Internal Medicine
added Oct 20, 2018 15:14
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British American Tobacco cuts sales target for new products

ut its full-year revenue target for cigarette alternatives such as vaping pens and tobacco heating devices, citing a flat market in Japan and a product recall in the United States.
Reuters
added Oct 19, 2018 11:05
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[Montana] LETTERS: Letters to the editor for and against I-185, the proposed tobacco tax hike to continue medicaid expansion

We at the Montana Guardian Group oppose I-185 — not because we are funded by big-tobacco dark money (we are not); nor because we believe the use of tobacco products should be more widespread (we do not); but because we are Montanans, and we believe our C
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 02:07
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More and More Hip-Hop Music Videos Going Up in Smoke

Among music videos that contained electronic use, brand placement increased from 25.0% in 2013 to 87.5% in 2017, the authors reported. In music videos that showed combustible use, brand placement increased from 0% in 2013 to 9.9% in 2017.
MedPage Today
added Oct 18, 2018 16:22
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Florida Supreme Court Rules Expert Witness Law Unconstitutional

– In a case stemming from a man who developed the asbestos-related disease mesothelioma, a sharply divided Florida Supreme Court on Monday said a controversial 2013 law about expert-witness testimony was an unconstitutional infringement on the court’s aut
CBS Local CBS4/TV33
added Oct 17, 2018 20:30
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[UK] Liam Payne 'quits smoking for son Bear AGAIN as he enlists help from hypnotherapist to the stars Max Kirsten'

He revealed in the past that he had stopped smoking and gone 'cold turkey' for the sake of his infant son, Bear, with ex-girlfriend Cheryl. And after returning to cigarettes, Liam Payne has reportedly quit once again and enlisted help from a celebrity h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 17, 2018 10:33
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[Massachusetts] Boston, NYC Lawyers Team to Secure $43M Verdict in Case Linking Cancer to Asbestos, Tobacco in Cigarettes

After a five-week trial and 23 total hours of deliberations spread over four days, a jury of 11 found against cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds on claims of defective design, fraud failure to adequately warn and in favor of the family of the late Louis Summer
Law.com
added Oct 17, 2018 03:11
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[New York] AUDIO: FDA and CNY Schools Crack Down on Teen Use of E-Cigarettes

In 2018 just four percent of high schoolers had smoked tobacco cigarettes; in contrast, more than 40 percent of high schoolers have admitted to using e-cigs. Director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, Mitch Zeller, said The Real Cost campaign poi
WAER (Syracuse, NY)
added Oct 17, 2018 03:10
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