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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Hit With $1.3M Verdict at Trial Over Vet's Lung Cancer Death

Florida jurors awarded nearly $1.3 million to the widow of a Marine Corps veteran for the role they found R.J. Reynolds and its cigarettes played in his death. Quackenbush v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007 12188 CIDL. The award includes $930,000 in punitive damages
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 22, 2017 17:32
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are organic or natural cigarettes safer to smoke?

Misleading descriptors and other aspects of cigarette packaging and advertising can lead consumers to incorrectly believe that some cigarettes are less harmful than others. For example, a Truth Initiative® study found that nearly 64 percent of Natural Am
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 22, 2017 17:29
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big tobacco forced to tell the truth with tv and print ads

If the tobacco industry was really interested in corrective actions, they would stop opposing initiatives to reduce tobacco-related death and disease, including graphic warning labels, menthol bans and price increases.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 22, 2017 17:27
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Report: Industry Hid Decades-Old Study Showing Sugar's Unhealthy Effects

Instead, the sugar industry pulled the plug on the study and buried the evidence... Glantz likened this to suppressed Big Tobacco internal research linking smoking with heart disease and cancer. "This was an experiment that produced evidence that contra
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 22, 2017 17:26
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[Russia] Moscow region child rights ombudsman proposes ban on vape sales near schools

The Moscow region children’s rights ombudsman Ksenia Mishonova has proposed a ban on selling e-cigarettes (vapes) and accompanying accessories near education institutions, according to the ombudsman’s press service. Currently, the Moscow Region Duma is c
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Nov 22, 2017 17:20
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Submit Comments on Tobacco Products

Date: Comment period extended Summary: The FDA is announcing the availability for public comment of modified risk tobacco product applications (MRTPAs) for IQOS system with Marlboro Heatsticks, IQOS system with Marlboro Smooth Menthol Heatsticks, and IQO
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 22, 2017 13:02
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Submit Comments on Tobacco Products

(FDA) is requesting public input on updated recommendations for regulations on good manufacturing practice for electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) (PDF) that were submitted to FDA by a group of 13 tobacco companies (tobacco companies' ENDS recomm
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Nov 22, 2017 13:00
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[UK-Scotland] Government to introduce £1000 fine for smokers who spark-up on NHS grounds

An Advertiser investigation found smoking to be rife within the confines of Monklands Hospital, but Holyrood plan on changing that.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:58
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[UK] Budget 2017: 10 things to look for

10. Fuel, fags and booze Mr Hammond must set duty rates for petrol and diesel, alongside “sin” taxes on cigarettes and alcohol. Alcohol duties are likely to rise in line with inflation, while tobacco duty is likely to continue to rise 2 percentage points
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 22, 2017 12:55
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Big Tobacco Faces Tax Reckoning in Japan on Hot New Devices

Japanese lawmakers are just weeks away from proposing changes that could erode tax advantages for Big Tobacco’s new hope: heat-not-burn products that deliver a nicotine hit without all the smoke and tar of traditional cigarettes. Changes in Japan may al
Bloomberg News
added Nov 22, 2017 12:48
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