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New International Survey Shows Overwhelming Support for Very Low Nicotine Cigarettes

22nd Century Group... 74% of adults in the United States, Japan, Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom believe “government should mandate that all cigarettes have very low, non-addictive levels of nicotine.”
Business Wire
added Jun 15, 2017 15:55
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Opioid Costs Push Struggling States to Dust Off Tobacco Strategy

State and local leaders fighting a worsening opioid-abuse epidemic are studying tactics used in the tobacco lawsuits of the 1990s, as they try to claw back billions from the companies who make and sell the powerful painkillers.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 14, 2017 21:10
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Hazards of Cigarette Smoking Extend Way Beyond the Lungs

overall, the less publicized, more unusual effects of smoking are not well known.” The harsh reality is that cigarette smoking inflicts damage throughout the body. The list of conditions that smoking can cause, contribute to, increase the risk of or wors
Newswise
added Jun 14, 2017 13:40
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E-cigarettes ARE less addictive: Vapers are not as dependent on their habit as traditional smokers

E-cigarettes are less addictive as vapers are not as dependent on their habit as traditional smokers, new research reveals. Vapers typically wait longer to start using their e-cigs after waking up, a study found. They are also less likely to consider t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 13, 2017 15:53
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Electronic cigarette: a longitudinal study of regular vapers

After 12 months, enjoyment and relapse prevention were the most important reasons to vape....vaping behaviour and reasons to vape change over time. This should be taken into account by clinicians, manufacturers and regulators.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 7, 2017 17:42
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[Florida] GAY V. R.J. REYNOLDS

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of their product.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:54
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[Florida] Philip Morris, RJR Prevail in $11M Trial Over Smoker's Bladder Cancer

The six-member jury, in Florida’s 15th Judicial Circuit, needed only an hour to reject Steve Kogan’s claim that nicotine addiction drove him to smoke for 40 years and ultimately caused his 1994 bladder cancer. Although Kogan survived the disease, surgeon
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:35
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[Florida] FREEMAN V PHILIP MORRIS USA

In this tobacco litigation proceeding, plaintiff claims defendants caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 6, 2017 16:34
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Big tobacco's big profits

Without nicotine addiction, there would be no tobacco industry. The tobacco industry knows this and has diversified to develop other nicotine products like E-cigarettes. The electronic cigarette market has grown from just $50m in 2005 to an estimated $7.
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:39
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] AHMED: Why do we smoke?

Our vision is to build a healthy nation. To achieve it, unhealthy habits like smoking have to be curtailed. Now, the holy month of Ramadan is the right time, not just to put a pause to smoking, but to take a solemn resolution to quit the habit forever.
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:21
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