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[Connecticut] Tobacco lawsuit resolved in favor of former Norwich woman

Izzarelli, then of Norwich, sued the Winston-Salem, N.C., company in 1999 after having her larynx removed at age 36 due to laryngeal cancer. She had started smoking Salem Kings menthol cigarettes in the 1970s, at age 13, during a time when the company re
The Day (New London, CT)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:57

[UK] Big tobacco splutters after BNP Paribas finally quits

BNP Paribas Asset Management’s announcement of a tobacco exclusion policy yesterday could turn some heads; some of the UK’s largest companies make their money...its policy is a timely reminder that, with less money backing them, cigarette makers might not
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 2, 2018 08:55

Tobacco industry misappropriation of American Indian culture and traditional tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

The historical and cultural significance of traditional tobacco was used to validate commercially available tobacco....Findings underscore the need for ongoing monitoring of tobacco industry marketing tactics directed at exploiting Native culture and cou
Tobacco Control
added Mar 2, 2018 02:03

[Canada] United States: California Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Non-Participating Manufacturer

Grand River Enterprises Six Nations ("Grand River"), for failing to comply with California laws governing nonparticipating tobacco product manufacturers ("NPMs")....Grand River has asked that the court not have jurisdiction over the company, gi
added Mar 2, 2018 01:47

Armenia first country in the region to launch IQOS

The Armenian affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI) is launching the sales of its revolutionary smoke-free product IQOS in Armenia on Thursday, March 1. As the first step, the trained staff of a comfortable IQOS pop-up located in Dalma Garden mal
PanArmenian Network (am)
added Mar 2, 2018 01:41

[UK] Vapers are more likely to get pneumonia, study finds - as evidence mounts that e-cigarettes are not 'risk free'

For the study, researchers led by Dr Jonathan Grigg, a professor of pediatric respiratory and environmental medicine, asked 17 people who vaped regularly to smoke an e-cigarette in the lab. They found that vaping increased levels of a molecule produced
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:23

She's smokin' hot! Madonna's daughter Lourdes Leon puts on a sizzling display as she kisses mystery beau before stopping for a cigarette

Smoking break: The 21-year-old cut off from the PDA to enjoy a cigarette
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:21

[Florida] BROWN V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 03/05/18 –

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, Margaret Brown claims tobacco company concealment of smoking's dangers caused smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines] Big Tobacco’s smoke and mirrors in Asean

Even when bolstered by the support of the Bloomberg Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, strong tobacco control remains elusive in the region. The main reason is the tobacco industry, which has proved to be a tenacious bully when it come
Asian (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18

4 big concerns about selling iqos heat-not-burn cigarettes in the us

Here are four big concerns about bringing IQOS to the U.S.... Truth Initiative recommends that the FDA require that Philip Morris submit additional information, specifically on the impact of its marketing and product development plans on America’s youth.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18
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