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[Florida] LAWRENCE V. R.J. REYNOLDS

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturer's concealment of smoking's dangers caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 25, 2017 02:29
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SHAPIRO: Don’t evict tenants who smoke. People can’t quit at will.

I know firsthand smoking isn’t good for anyone’s health. But a landlord shouldn’t be able to force a tenant to quit doing something that’s perfectly legal, that they’ve been doing in the privacy of their own home, just because it’s self-destructive — esp
Washington Post
added Apr 19, 2017 00:11
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[Australia] More men addicted to cigarettes

Cancer Council Victoria data released this week found 13.9 per cent of men in Victoria light up every day compared to 10.1 per cent of women. And 16.1 per cent of men aged 18 to 29 are daily smokers, compared to 23.2 per cent of young women.
Ballarat (Vic) Courier (au)
added Apr 17, 2017 21:56
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Neural Signatures of Cognitive Flexibility and Reward Sensitivity Following Nicotinic Receptor Stimulation in Dependent Smokers / A Randomized Trial

Meaning Currently available pharmacotherapies appear to alleviate abstinent smokers’ impaired cognitive flexibility but not reward sensitivity.
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Apr 14, 2017 17:21
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Acute, chronic nicotine dependence should be targeted differently

“Withdrawal from nicotine is an important contributor to smoking relapse. Understanding how reward-based decision making is affected by abstinence and by pharmacotherapies such as nicotine replacement therapy and varenicline tartrate may aid cessation tr
Healio.com
added Apr 13, 2017 14:48
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[Florida] SCHLEFSTEIN V. R.J. REYNOLDS

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease were caused by defendant's concealment of smoking's dangers.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Apr 12, 2017 14:17
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Florida Jury Awards $1 Million To Widow In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

on April 6 awarded the widow of a man who developed lung cancer and coronary artery disease (CAD) and died because of his addiction to cigarettes $1 million in compensatory damages (Steffany Sommers v. Philip Morris USA Inc., No. 13-2008-CA-001464-0000-01
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 10, 2017 21:53
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Undercover investigation finds 9 in 10 vape shops prepared to sell to non-smokers

RSPH is calling for UK vape retailers to adhere to a code of conduct, as it reveals results of an undercover investigation showing that almost nine in 10 stores (87%) are either knowingly or unwittingly prepared to sell e-cigarettes to people who have ne
Royal Society for Public Health (uk)
added Apr 7, 2017 20:49
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[UK] VIDEO: Nine out of 10 vape shops 'break industry code by selling to non-smokers', reveals undercover investigation

Some 1,700 specialist shops in England, Scotland and Wales are advised to “never knowingly sell to anyone who is not a current or former smoker, or a current vaper”. The Independent British Vape Trade Association (IBVTA) guidelines aim to stop non-smoke
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 7, 2017 18:51
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Regretting Ever Starting to Smoke: Results from a 2014 National Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study provides updated prevalence data on regret using a national sample, and confirms that regret is associated with perceived risk. The findings from this study can be used to inform smoking intervention programs and support the inclusion of smoker
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Apr 7, 2017 20:44
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