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[Georgia] Hawaiian island bans smoking in cars with children

A similar bill was introduced in Georgia during the 2015-2016 regular session and overwhelmingly passed the State Senate in a 37-3 vote. However, the bill apparently stalled in the Georgia Houses of Representatives and was never signed into law by the go
WXIA TV NBC 11 (Atlanta, GA)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:13
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[UK] DESIGN VAPE PENS This British Startup Wants to Make Vaping Look Less Dorky

While there are quite a few vape pens on the market today, most of them do a pretty poor job of recreating a “cigarette-like experience.”...AYR resembles a pack of cigarettes with a single cigarette inside, loaded with the equivalent of one cigarette’s wo
Fortune Magazine
added Oct 19, 2017 23:58
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[Australia] Shane Warne risks a fine as he smokes a cigarette and then throws it on the ground before driving off in his flash Mercedes in Melbourne

He was once paid $200,000 to give up cigarettes. But Shane Warne's smoking habit is still sparking, the former cricketer spotted puffing on a cancer stick in Melbourne on Wednesday. The 48-year-old threw his cigarette on the ground when he was finished
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2017 21:37
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[California] Injunction, Civil Penalty For Illicit Cigarette Sales On Indian Land Upheld ($$)

A California court correctly imposed a $765,000 civil penalty against a man for illegal cigarette sales at two smoke shops on Indian land because neither federal law nor tribal sovereignty preempts the state’s regulation and enforcement of its laws regard
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 19, 2017 21:33
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[UK] Will Shane ever stub it out? From getting busted smoking in Barbados after signing a $200,000 deal with Nicorette to quit to bending the rules on I'm A Celeb for his 50-a-day habit… why Warnie STILL can’t give it up

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2017 21:30
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WCTOH Statement on PMI's Foundation for a Smoke-free World

Anyone affiliated...is ineligible to attend the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health and will not be admitted. This statement is a reiteration of the core conference admission policy: Affiliations with tobacco entities (current and / or during the
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Oct 19, 2017 21:26
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Geographic expansion of glo™ continues with launch in Russia

Kent Neostiks™ are manufactured at BAT’s factory in Saint Petersburg. glo deviceBritish American Tobacco is to begin selling its innovative Tobacco Heating Product glo™ in Russia. glo™ heats tobacco at 240°C and the vapour formed during the heating proce
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Oct 19, 2017 21:04
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[Florida] Tobacco Giants Must Pay Full $35M Jury Award: Fla. Court ($$)

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc. remain on the hook for a $35 million verdict awarded in an Engle progeny suit to the widower of a longtime smoker, a Florida appeals court said Wednesday after finding the amount was not obviously exce
Law360
added Oct 19, 2017 21:02
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[Florida] Fla. Firms To Pay $9.1M For Engle Ethics Disaster ($$)

federal judges “reluctantly but with the conviction that it is the right thing to do” imposed $9.1 million in sanctions on The Wilner Firm and Farah & Farah following an investigation that found they filed and maintained at least 1,250 baseless Engle prog
Law360
added Oct 19, 2017 21:00
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8 Million Tobacco Deaths Could Be Avoided by Slashing Nicotine

Gottlieb revealed the initial estimates on Thursday during a tobacco discussion at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. “Just imagine the impact this policy could have on treatment costs,” Gottlieb said. “Currently, we spend about $300 bi
Bloomberg News
added Oct 19, 2017 20:52
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