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R.J. Reynolds Defends Dismissal Of Florida Wrongful Death Claims ($$)

a Pinellas County trial court did not abuse its discretion in denying a motion to vacate an earlier dismissal for lack of prosecution because a plaintiff disregarded procedures to avoid dismissal during a “standstill agreement” in the underlying wrongful
Lexis Nexis
added May 15, 2018 05:03
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[UK] Differences in tobacco product depiction in a movie’s promotion material: the case of I, Tonya

The idea of smoking as an act of adolescent rebellion has long been exploited by the tobacco industry... I, Tonya exposes a regulatory gap in the UK. The inclusion of smoking imagery is obviously not essential.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added May 15, 2018 05:01
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[Europe] EU members get low marks for vaping freedom

A new report shows that EU member states, probably encouraged by the notorious TPD, are increasingly punishing vapers with taxes and bans. There’s also bad news from the USA, where the media continues to spread alarmist stories about drug use by teen vap
Vaping Post (ch)
added May 15, 2018 04:57
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Dr. Marc Siegel: E-cigarettes pose special danger to teens

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are seen by some – including me – as a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes. But e-cigarettes pose a special danger to teenagers, both as a gateway to traditional cigarettes and because they contain chemicals that
Fox News
added May 14, 2018 22:04
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[New Zealand] Vaping regulation: Risk-proportionate

The Ministry of Health are making moves to regulate vapes, e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products. This is supported by Hāpai Te Hauora who hopes that the Ministry do their best to provide effective and sustainable regulation. "Regulation is an importa
Scoop (nz)
added May 14, 2018 22:03
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Gov't to mandate graphic warnings on heated tobacco product

Manufacturers of heat-not-burn (HNB) cigarettes, or heated tobacco products, will be required to put graphic warnings about health risks associated with smoking including cancer, similar to warnings all other cigarette manufacturers currently use. Such p
Korea Times (kr)
added May 14, 2018 22:02
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Dirty Air in Pregnancy May Raise Kid's Blood Pressure Risk

"The findings from our study are another piece of evidence that air pollution exposure can affect your health and could affect your baby's health as well," said senior study author Noel Mueller. Mueller's team found that children exposed to the highest
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2018 21:55
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Secondhand Marijuana Smoke

"The findings from our study are another piece of evidence that air pollution exposure can affect your health and could affect your baby's health as well," said senior study author Noel Mueller. Mueller's team found that children exposed to the highest
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2018 21:54
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What Causes Cancer? Misconceptions Abound

88 percent of respondents correctly said smoking, 80 percent cited secondhand smoke...those who knew more about proven causes of cancer were less likely to smoke, according to the study.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2018 21:53
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[Asia-pacific] Customs chief says seizure of black market cigarettes worth HK$2.5 million shows illegal activities in Hong Kong are ‘under control’

said enhanced enforcement had led to a surge in the seizure of untaxed cigarettes. In the department’s latest success, two men were arrested on Wednesday evening after officers stopped them as they were pushing a trolley piled high with boxes containing
South China Morning Post
added May 14, 2018 21:50
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