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[Mississippi] SCRUGGS: The Oxford Man Who Brought Down Big Tobacco Asks: Are Opioids the New Tobacco?

Editor’s Note: Dick Scruggs, the attorney who brought down Big Tobacco, draws a parallel between cigarette and opioid litigation in this piece written for a law publication. Is the rising spate of opioid litigation comparable to the litigation that resul (Oxford, MS)
added Feb 25, 2018 16:31

JUUL Labs Presents Findings From Two Studies at The Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco's 2018 Annual Meeting

The findings, "Characterization of Temperature Regulation and HPHC Profile of a Nicotine Salt-Based ENDS Product," were presented at a poster session at The Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco's 2018 Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Md.
PR Newswire
added Feb 25, 2018 16:23

Most Adults Fail To Understand That Nicotine Does Not Cause Cancer

PinneyAssociates' Analysis Shows that Nicotine Misperceptions are Widespread, Especially among Current Smokers, which May Reduce Their Willingness to Try Less Harmful Nicotine-Containing Products
PR Newswire
added Feb 25, 2018 16:20
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The DPSS cites several reasons for their declination to prosecute including “freedom of choice”... That idea that people have a “freedom of choice” when it comes to tobacco is a fallacy. Addiction takes away free will. Nearly 70% of American adult smoker
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Feb 25, 2018 16:18

Smoking E-Cigarettes Daily Doubles Risk of Heart Attacks

study of nearly 70,000 people found that heightened heart attack risk for e-cigarettes is on top of the effects of conventional cigarettes,...Together they lead to five times the non-smoking heart attack risk in those who use both conventional cigarettes
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Feb 25, 2018 02:40

British American Tobacco's (BTI) CEO Nicandro Durante on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2017 was a transformational year for BAT, not only did they deliver on the financials, but we also completed our acquisition of Reynolds America, the largest tobacco deal in history. This is a transformational deal providing BAT of access to one of the m
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Feb 25, 2018 02:15

[Singapore] Fandi Ahmad launches war on young FAS footballers who smoke

FANDI Ahmad finally cut through the smoke-screen to admit that more than half the young footballers under his wing are into the game of puffing. And if you trace back these severe misdeeds, it goes back close to a decade but the authorities just turned
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Feb 25, 2018 02:05
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[California] SF City College to ban on-campus smoking

Designated outdoor smoking areas will soon become a thing of the past at City College of San Francisco, where the college’s leadership voted Thursday to advance an on-campus smoking ban. As the ban is currently written, smoking and the use of tobacco an
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Feb 25, 2018 02:04

[Barbados, Caribbean] Expansion of smoking ban under consideration

The anti-smoking legislation prohibits smoking in public places such as structures or facilities owned or occupied by the state or a statutory boards; factories, workplaces or other structures that are fully or substantially enclosed; and hotel lobbies,
Barbados Today (bb)
added Feb 25, 2018 02:02
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[Texas] Is Vaping Healthier than Smoking?

So, most of my friends are into vaping... In conclusion, vaping doesn’t pose much of a threat, if you vape nicotine-free, harmful-chemical free Eliquid. No e-liquid will be totally safe, so only vape if you’re comfortable with it, and don’t vape regularl
The Battalion (Texas A&M)
added Feb 25, 2018 02:01
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