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Cigarette and smokeless tobacco company smartphone applications

We identified four cigarette and one smokeless tobacco brand-sponsored apps on the Google Play store, but none in the Apple store. The apps sponsored by Grizzly, Newport, Skoal, Camel and Winston used the last four digits of the users’ social security num
Tobacco Control
added Jul 21, 2018 16:23
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'We Are Outraged': This South Florida Firm is Winning Millions of Dollars Against Big Tobacco

Scott Schlesinger of Schlesinger Law Offices has been in trial since May 14, working on all three back-to-back cases. The cases are among thousands of similar suits emanating from a 2016 Florida Supreme Court ruling that overturned a $145 billion verdict
Law.com
added Jul 21, 2018 16:05
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[UK] WITHINGTON: Taking to tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

It was not just physicians who helped Elizabethans and Jacobeans take to tobacco: England's poets and playwrights did, too. And it is as much the world of cultural representations as medical knowledge that has shaped people's attitudes to tobacco ever si
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 21, 2018 16:00
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[New Jersey] Gov. Murphy signs bill curbing smoking at beaches, parks

Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Friday banning smoking at New Jersey’s public beaches and parks, yet local communities can explicitly opt out and set aside a small section for smoking. The state is the first in the nation to do so, according to Karen Blum
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 21, 2018 15:43
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[Japan] Philip Morris Cuts Sales, Earnings Targets

Philip Morris, which first introduced IQOS smoke-free e-cigarettes in Japan, has cut inventory there and plans to introduce a less-expensive heated tobacco product
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 21, 2018 15:38
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Honduras appeals WTO landmark ruling on Australia's plain tobacco packaging

Honduras has appealed against a WTO ruling won last month by Australia on its “plain” packaging requirements for tobacco, a WTO spokesman said on Friday....The other plaintiffs - Cuba, Dominican Republic and Indonesia - have not yet said whether they pla
Reuters
added Jul 20, 2018 20:32
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Tobacco production in Azerbaijan may increase by late 2018 (Exclusive) ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:27
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Social Smoking: Just How Bad Is It For You?

1. You Can Still Be Addicted While social smokers may not be physically addicted to nicotine, like regular smokers, experts believe they can still be psychologically addicted to the act of smoking. “Social smokers aren’t using nicotine to avoid withdraw
SheerLuxe.com (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:23
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[UK] Thousands of illegal tobacco products seized in Dudley

DUDLEY Council’s trading standards team took more than 150,000 illegal cigarettes and 1,000kg of tobacco off the borough’s streets last year. The items were seized from seven shops between April 2017 and March 2018 with the assistance of specialist toba
Stourbridge News, Halesowen News & Dudley News (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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[UK] Vaping and using nicotine patches in pregnancy linked to cot death

"Using e-cigarettes or nicotine patches during pregnancy could increase the risk of cot death in newborns, an early study has found," Sky News reports. Cot death, referred to by clinicians as sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), is the sudden, unexpecte
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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