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Massachusetts ruling could invite more tobacco suits

Massachusetts' highest court has ruled that cigarettes' addictive qualities do not give cigarette makers "special protection" from product liability claims, a move that could make the state a hotbed for tobacco plaintiffs. The Massachusetts Supreme Court
Thomson Reuters
added Jun 18, 2013 12:23
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[California] GANDARILLA: FDA should clamp down on e-cigarettes

Given the harmful elements of these products, a strict regulation is a step in the right direction for the FDA. Hopefully with a short leash, e-cigarettes will become uniform and standardized. After imposing regulations, the FDA can focus its attention t
Daily Titan (Cal State Fullerton)
added Nov 16, 2013 02:56
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[Florida] Study finds nicotine safe, helps in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

For starters, nicotine by itself isn't very addictive at all, according to Dr. Paul Newhouse, the director of Vanderbilt University's Center for Cognitive Medicine. Nicotine seems to require assistance from other substances found in tobacco to get people
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Apr 17, 2014 17:52
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[Canada] Day 206: A long way from Strathclyde

The kid gloves come off ... the courtroom atmosphere stiffened this morning in the home-stretch of the cross-examination. Mr. Davies was no longer allowed to wander off-topic, and Mr. Trudel no longer disguised his intent to cut the ground out from unde
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 30, 2014 07:51
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[Canada] Day 204: The Myth of Addiction

Mr. John Booth Davies, is thus the tobacco industry's second and the last chance at expert opinion to support their position that almost 1 million Quebec smokers do not suffer from addiction. Although his position is not that different than that express
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 28, 2014 12:36
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SIEGEL: Contrary to Claims of Many Anti-Smoking Advocates, New Study Shows that Electronic Cigarettes Decrease Nicotine Addiction

Hopefully, Dr. Foulds and his group will next repeat the study using a sample of dual users (electronic cigarettes and regular cigarettes) to determine whether or not dual users experience a similar reduction in their overall level of smoking addiction.
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Apr 9, 2014 11:43
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[Uae] Shisha smoking is more addictive than cocaine, expert says

During a lecture he gave in the capital, Dr Wasim Maziak, Department of Epidemiology Professor at the Florida International University and Director of the Syrian Centre for Tobacco Studies, revealed that smoking shisha is more addictive than cocaine, acc
Gulf News (ae)
added Oct 30, 2013 02:34
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[Massachusetts] Court Upholds $35 Million In Compensatory Damages To Smokers' Family In Wrongful Death Case Against Lorillard But Sends Much Of Case Back For Further Action

the Court found that Newport cigarettes are "defective" products. Cigarette companies have long argued that cigarettes aren't "defective" under the law because cigarettes are inherently dangerous. But this Court determined that the real question is whethe
PR Newswire
added Jun 11, 2013 23:36
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How Big Tobacco Has Made Cigarettes So Much Deadlier Than They Used To Be

Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, historic legislation that gave the FDA power to regulate tobacco products and marketing efforts. At the time, that measure was hailed as the “toughest anti-tobacco bill in American history” — and Myers’ g
Think Progress (blog)
added Jun 23, 2014 21:31
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Do People Serve as Cues to Smoke?

Results suggest that the people around whom smokers regularly smoke (PS) can alone function as cues capable of eliciting patterns of reactivity similar to that evoked by proximal and environment smoking cues, namely, increased craving to smoke, negative a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 21, 2013 05:52
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