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[UK] Health boss slams e-cigs for 'making smoking normal again'

Frances Howie, assistant director of public health at Worcestershire County Council, also warned evidence was beginning to emerge about the potential impact e-cigarettes could have on children and young people by acting as a gateway to other drugs.
Bromsgrove Standard (uk)
added Feb 18, 2015 20:41
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[UK] Plain packaging reduces 'cigarette-seeking' response by almost a tenth, says study

Plain tobacco packaging may reduce the likelihood of smokers seeking to obtain cigarettes by almost 10% compared to branded packs, according to research from the Universities of Exeter and Bristol.
Addiction
added Feb 18, 2015 11:41
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[Oregon] METZ: Electronic cigarettes should be outlawed: Guest opinion

Multnomah County Board of Commissioners may outlaw the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. This makes no sense. The board should outlaw the sale of electronic cigarettes to anyone.
The Oregonian
added Feb 11, 2015 06:03
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[West Virginia] Editorial: Tobacco tax saves lives

Nicotine addiction is a curse on America, killing about 480,000 people and sickening around 16 million yearly. Cigarette manufacturers are dope-peddlers. They know that getting youths hooked on nicotine will turn them into longtime, profitable customers.
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Feb 10, 2015 22:07
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The mysterious nicotine lozenge that ex-smokers are hoarding

Berens and many other ex-smokers today are at the mercy of a mysterious nationwide nicotine-lozenge shortage. GlaxoSmithKline, maker of Nicorette, quietly stopped making its lozenges early last year because of quality control problems and initiated a rec
Washington Post
added Feb 11, 2015 06:06
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[UK] BENEDICTUS: Smoke and mirrors: the stealth approach that aims to put cigarettes out for good

There is no official ban on smoking in Millennium or Anchor Square. At this stage, it is just official tutting. Nevertheless, it is the first time that British smokers have been told not to light up in an outdoor public space
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 7, 2015 15:55
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[Florida] Testimonies begin in Charlotte Co. tobacco lawsuit

We were in the courtroom Friday...The first witness called was addiction specialist Dr. Jack Henningfield. Donald McMannis counted on Henningfield's testimony to convince jurors that two of America's biggest tobacco companies are responsible for the de
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Feb 6, 2015 20:35
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[New York] Behind NYU's Undercover Hookah Bar Sting

Health Department has been working with NYU Steinhardt professor Diana Silver and a select group of students to crack down on the sale and consumption of tobacco in the city’s hookah bars, with those in downtown Manhattan bearing the brunt of the investig
NYULocal (blog)
added Feb 6, 2015 18:07
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[Florida] VIDEOS: McMannis v. R.J. Reynolds, et al.

McMannis claims defendant tobacco manufacturers R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris concealed the dangers of smoking and furthered Barbara McMannis' addiction to cigarettes, which caused her smoking-related lung cancer that spread to her brain and ultimately
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 6, 2015 20:38
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Jury Holds RJ Reynolds Accountable To Florida Widow Whose Husband Died From Nicotine Addiction

returned a verdict of $6 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (“RJR”) for Ellen Gray, the wife of Henry Gray, who died at the age of 63 from lung cancer and other smoking-related diseases.
Business Wire
added Feb 6, 2015 16:14
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