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ASMANN: CVS Health smokes safety, clears the air

As its newly reclaimed company identity reflects, CVS Health truly thinks health is everything.
DePaulia Online
added Sep 22, 2014 10:09

[Ukraine] Russia to raise fees for Ukrainian goods 10 days after EU AA starts being implemented

this measure will apply to meat, dairy and confectionary produce, as well as fruit, cereals, beer, wine, spirit and tobacco.
added Sep 22, 2014 10:08

[Canada] Elgin County bans e-cigarettes 16

A region that included a large swath of the province’s tobacco belt is at the forefront of banning e-cigarettes. Elgin County is the third Ontario municipality to ban the devices whose sales are taking off, driven in part by a belief among smokers that t
St. Thomas (Ont) Times-Journal (ca)
added Sep 22, 2014 10:06

[Australia] FRENCH: Investor-State Dispute Settlement — A Cut Above the Courts?

This paper concerns the use of those processes by private investors to bring claims against countries which are parties to bilateral investment treaties ('BITs') or free trade agreements ('FTAs'). Its focus is on the tension that can exist between those
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:45

Chief justice of Australia raises concerns about investor-state provisions of free trade agreements as threat to democracy

French, gave a thoughtful speech entitled "Investor-State Dispute Settlement — A Cut Above the Courts?" to the Supreme and Federal Courts Judges' Conference on 9 July 2014. It is well-worth reading by anyone interested in how investor-state provisions of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:40

E-cigarettes buy their way into movies

Ryan Kavanaugh, CEO of the “mini-major” movie studio Relativity, serves on an e-cigarette company’s board and aims to use mainstream films to promote the products. Billionaire Ron Burkle, a major political contributor, is Relativity’s second-largest inves
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:38

[USA] ASH releases FCTC implementation guide for US states and localities

Action on Smoking and Health released an excellent report on what localities and states in the US can do to implement the WHO FCTC, including
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:35

[UK] Where there’s smoke, there’s fear

Long-term backers of the tobacco sector are cutting their weightings amid the threat of competition from e-cigarettes, in a shift that could fundamentally change UK portfolios. Tobacco companies have long been core holdings for UK equity fund managers,
Financial Times (uk)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:29

E-Cigarettes Don't Help Cancer Patients Quit Smoking: Study

Smokers with cancer who used e-cigarettes along with traditional cigarettes were more dependent on nicotine than those who didn't use the devices, a Memorial Sloan Kettering study found. These patients were also just as likely -- or less likely -- to hav
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 22, 2014 09:23

[Florida] VIDEOS: Morse v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco

plaintiff, the personal representative of the estate of her husband Jay Morse claims defendants fraudulently concealed the dangers of smoking and furthered her husband's addiction to cigarettes, which ultimately caused her husband's lung cancer and death.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 22, 2014 09:17
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