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[Texas] San Antonio retailers brace for impact of tobacco ordinance

San Antonio City Council has raised the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21, effective Oct. 1. Local retailers say young adults will skirt the ordinance by purchasing such products in nearby municipalities.
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Apr 21, 2018 16:36
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[Illinois] New Chicago Law Requires Health Warning Signs at Tobacco Dealers

The Windy City is the first in the nation to require tobacco health warning signs at the doors of all tobacco dealers. The measure, approved Wednesday by the Chicago City Council, also prohibits all free sampling of tobacco products. While fewer Chicago
WTTW (Chicago, IL)
added Apr 21, 2018 16:35
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Cigarette Stocks Have Gotten Burned This Week. Could Things Get Even Worse for Big Tobacco?

But what was potentially more troubling to companies like Altria and British American Tobacco was PMI’s admission the next generation of tobacco products meant to make up for declining traditional cigarette sales—such as “heat not burn” devices like the i
Fortune Magazine
added Apr 21, 2018 16:35
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[Asia-pacific, China] Are e-cigarettes all smoke and mirrors? One man’s quest for clean Hong Kong air

Antonio Kwong, chairman of the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health, is worried about a new trend targeted at young people or those who want to quit smoking
South China Morning Post
added Apr 21, 2018 16:06
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ARCHIVE: Unassisted Quitting and Smoking Cessation Methods Used in the United States: Analyses of 2010–2011 Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey Data

CONCLUSIONS: Unassisted quitting remains the predominant means of recent and long-term smoking cessation in the United States. Attempters may try different ways of quitting during the same quit attempt.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 21, 2018 15:57
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Pot May Be Legal in Your State—but That Doesn't Mean You Can Smoke It in Your Home

More condo and co-op associations and landlords are cracking down on residents who smoke and grow pungent marijuana in their units or in common areas. Even as acceptance of marijuana use grows across the nation, there's an uptick in neighbors objecting t
Realtor.com
added Apr 21, 2018 02:02
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[Canada] National Bank avoiding cannabis partly due to concerns over potential tobacco-style lawsuits

“There’s significant risks of class-action lawsuits with respect to the cannabis industry,” said chief executive Louis Vachon during the bank’s annual shareholder meeting on Friday. “The tobacco industry operated for 50 years without class action. I
Financial Post (ca)
added Apr 21, 2018 02:02
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[Europe, Malta] ECJ ruling set to end 10-year 'mouth tobacco' lobbying saga

Swedish Match appears increasingly unlikely to be permitted to sell its 'snus' mouth tobacco product across the EU any time soon. Almost ten years after it had sought out Malta's then European Commissioner for health to lift the ban, it suffered another
EUobserver.com
added Apr 21, 2018 01:56
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[Florida] Jurors Award Ex-Smoker $375K But Find Her 90% at Fault for Her COPD in Trial Against R.J. Reynolds

Jurors Thursday linked R.J. Reynolds cigarettes to a Florida smoker’s lung disease, but they placed the majority of blame on the smoker, and their $375,000 verdict was a fraction of what she sought against the tobacco giant. Rozar v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014CA
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[Florida] Multimillion-dollar tobacco verdict upheld

A divided state appeals court this week upheld a nearly $6.4 million verdict...in a 2-1 decision, ruled Wednesday in favor of Mary Brown, who was awarded $6.375 million in 2015 after a trial in Duval County, according to state and county court records.
WJXT-Channel 4 (Jacksonville, FL)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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