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[Florida] BREAKING UPDATE: $7M Verdict Hits RJR, Philip Morris for Smoker's Fatal Lung Cancer, Punitives to Follow

Attorneys sparred Monday over what, if any, responsibility the nation’s two largest cigarette makers bore for the lung cancer death of a long-time Florida smoker, as closings wrapped before the case went to the jury. Theis v. Philip Morris, et al., 2011-C
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 23, 2018 15:42
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CULLIP: YouTube’s anti-vaping purge

reviewers of e-cigarette products have had their content ripped from the platform and – in some cases – their channels deleted with scant opportunity to appeal... Allowing hysterical single-issue groups to bypass the democratic process and force clampdown
spiked (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:18
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[UK] Love Island bosses 'ban cigarettes in the villa and garden for 2018 series after a wave of complaints last year'

it has been claimed that ITV has clamped down on reality stars smoking on the show by banning cigarettes in both the villa and the garden, reports The Sun. Contestants who wish to indulge their nicotine cravings will have to ask an producer who will esc
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:18
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Cutting back on cigarettes is futile: Study finds quitting will improve lung health - but smoking fewer does nothing

People who cut down on cigarettes thinking it will improve their lung health are actually putting themselves at greater risk of disease, new research shows. Heavy smokers who quit had lesser odds of suffering from lung disease than light smokers, a stu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:18
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American Thoracic Society 2018 International Conference C16.

CIGARETTE, E-CIGARETTE, AND MARIJUANA SMOKING: HUMAN AND MOUSE STUDIES / A4449 Life Course Cigarette Smoking and Lung Health from Young Adulthood to Middle Age: Findings from the CARDIA Lung Study
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added May 23, 2018 15:16
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[UK] Smoking putting more patients in hospital in Coventry

The number of Coventry hospital admissions from smoking-related illnesses has risen slightly since 2015. More people than ever were in hospital due to smoking illnesses, as figures from Public Health England revealed people were admitted to hospital for
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:09
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[UK] Maldon District Council backs nine-year-old’s call for smoke-free play areas in Maldon district

New posters have gone on display across parks in the district which ask adults not to smoke in children’s play areas. The posters were designed, drawn and submitted by nine-year-old Emily from Burnham, who wrote to Maldon District Council about how she
Clacton and Frinton Gazette (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:08
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[UK] The Arguments For and Against Alcohol Warning Labels

the Global Drug Survey (GDS) released details of the biggest ever survey about alcohol labelling in this country. It found that labelling alcohol with warnings regarding its myriad health dangers could help almost half of the survey's participants think a
Vice.com
added May 23, 2018 15:06
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Association of Smokeless Tobacco Use and Oral Cancer: A Systematic Global Review and Meta-Analysis

Chewing SLT products was associated with higher risk of oral cancer than other types of SLT. This can serve as a useful tool for policy makers in forming strict policies in controlling SLT menace. Hence, we propose that in addition to smoking, efforts sho
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 23, 2018 04:37
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[Canada] A world without cigarettes? How vaping is disrupting Big Tobacco’s plans

This summer e-cigarettes will officially become legal in Canada, and tobacco companies are preparing for their largest threat yet. Will they ride the vaping wave to higher sales—or will they get smoked?
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 23, 2018 03:56
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