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[Florida] Court Backs Adult Child In Lawsuit Over Smoker’s Death

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a ruling that would have blocked an adult from collecting millions of dollars in damages in a lawsuit stemming from the smoking-related death of her mother. Justices, in a 5-2 decision, sided with Gwendoly
WUSF (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Sep 21, 2018 21:49
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[UK] Display ban lowers cigarette sales to kids

Removing displays of tobacco products from shops may have reduced the proportion of children buying cigarettes by 17 per cent, according to new research. Imperial College London, which carried out the study, said the findings suggest tobacco display ban
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Sep 21, 2018 21:40
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[UK] THE GLOBAL TOBACCO & NICOTINE FORUM 2018 LONDON, U.K. SEPTEMBER 11–14, 2018

When the Global Tobacco Networking Forum launched in 2008, the defining issues shaping the tobacco and nicotine terrain were somewhat different to those of today. GTNF events increasingly feature next generation products such as e-cigarettes and heat-not
GTNF (Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum) (Tobacco Reporter)
added Sep 21, 2018 21:37
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ARCHIVE: Sinclair Davidson Claims Freedom of Information request shows Australian Government manipulated plain packs data

Following a Freedom of Information request, Sinclair Davidson, Professor of Institutional Economics at RMIT University in Melbourne (Australia), will tell a meeting of the Global Tobacco & Nicotine Forum (‘GTNF’) in Brussels that despite what the Austr
GTNF (Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum) (Tobacco Reporter)
added Sep 21, 2018 21:35
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Millions of teens are using e-cigarettes to smoke marijuana

A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 US students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening health concerns about the new popularity of vaping among teens....many of the battery-powered devices can vaporize other substances, includin
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 21, 2018 21:24
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E-cigarettes are almost certainly better than smoking

one clear conclusion—whether it is harmless or only moderately bad for you, vaping is almost certainly safer than smoking. That is a message which needs spreading. In Britain about a third of smokers say they have not tried vaping because they are worried
The Economist
added Sep 21, 2018 21:22
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[Ohio] POLITICS Toledo-based union relieved after judge blocks North Carolina's Farm Act

President Baldemar Velasquez discusses the working condition differences between documented and undocumented migrants while leading a tour of a tobacco worker's field near Dudley, North Carolina in 2014
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Sep 21, 2018 21:11
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[Washington] County health department doubles down against e-cigarettes, appeals ruling

Health Department is appealing a Pierce County Superior Court decision last week that stated the agency overstepped its authority regarding rules and requirements for retailers of e-cigarettes and nicotine-infused vape juice that were stricter than state
Tacoma (WA) Weekly
added Sep 21, 2018 21:08
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[Asia, Pakistan] Citizens decry being deprived of their right to breathe in fresh air

Despite the existence of non-smokers’ health ordinance, residents of the federal capital are persistently violating the anti-tobacco laws that deprive the citizens of their right to breathe in fresh air. People living in apartments are major victims of
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 21, 2018 20:42
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UK TO FALL SHORT OF UN TARGET FOR REDUCING PREMATURE DEATHS FROM CHRONIC DISEASE

Professor Majid Ezzati, from Imperial's School of Public Health, who led the study, said: "Non-communicable diseases are the main cause of premature death for most countries. "Poverty, uncontrolled marketing of alcohol and tobacco by multinational indus
CARE APPOINTMENTS (uk)
added Sep 21, 2018 18:30
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