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ONDCP, Truth Initiative and the Ad Council Join Forces on National Effort to Fight Opioid Misuse Among America's Youth and Young Adults

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Truth Initiative® and the Ad Council today unveiled The Truth About Opioids, a comprehensive public education campaign focused on preventing and reducing misuse of opioids among youth and you
PR Newswire
added Jun 8, 2018 17:12
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President Donald J. Trump Is Taking Action to Stop Youth Opioid Abuse

The campaign to Stop Youth Opioid Abuse is a multi-channel campaign from the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), the Ad Council, and the Truth Initiative that focuses on preventing and reducing the misuse of opioids among youth and young adul
The White House
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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[Colorado] He Started Vaping As A Teen And Now Says Habit Is 'Impossible To Let Go'

Julien Lavandier, a Colorado State University student, started smoking e-cigarettes as a high school sophomore. He says he's now hooked on Juul and has been unable to quit.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jun 8, 2018 15:08
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[UK] Real-world compensatory behaviour with low nicotine concentration e-liquid: subjective effects and nicotine, acrolein and formaldehyde exposure

Use of a lower nicotine concentration e-liquid was may be associated with compensatory behaviour (e.g., higher number and duration of puffs) and increases in negative affect, urge to vape, and formaldehyde exposure.
London South Bank University
added Jun 8, 2018 13:38
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[Florida] Jury Clears R.J. Reynolds at Trial Over Cuban Immigrant's Cancer Death

Rosen argued evidence, including testimony from oncology expert Dr. William Abel, proved Lopez’s years of smoking Winstons combined with his smoking of Cuban cigarettes and his asbestosis to cause his lung cancer. “Legal cause recognizes that it’s not alw
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 8, 2018 07:25
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GIVEN: The FDA is (unintentionally) going to make people smoke more

Requiring tobacco companies to reduce the level of nicotine in cigarettes will have little effect on heavy smokers, instead pushing them to consume more.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jun 8, 2018 01:26
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VIDEO: New prescription for opioid crisis: Hard-hitting ads that 'nail' the desperation

three powerful TV commercials produced by the Truth Initiative that were unveiled Thursday on "Today" and aim to do to the deadly opioid epidemic what the group’s earlier ads did to the scourge of tobacco — scare people away from trying them in the first
NBC News
added Jun 7, 2018 23:03
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South Florida Attorneys Secure $21 Million Verdict for Widow of Cancer Patient

Gary Paige, of Gordon & Doner, and Hardee Bass, of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, secured $14 million in punitive damages and another $7 million in compensatory damages for client Faye Theis. Theis’ husband, Edward, died in February 1997 at a
Law.com
added Jun 5, 2018 23:25
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[Africa, South Africa] #WorldNoTobaccoDay: Black market cigarettes make it harder to quit smoking

A University of Cape Town study has found that there was a decline in excise tax revenue from tobacco products. This, the study found, indicated a large increase in the illicit cigarette market. Cigarettes acquired via the illegal market are cheaper, ma
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:58
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[Florida] Jury Sides With Tobacco Companies, Says Plaintiff Not A Member Of Engle Class ($$)

answered “no” to the question of whether a plaintiff was addicted to smoking and whether smoking was the legal cause of his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema (John Joseph Damiano Jr. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 2011-
Lexis Nexis
added May 30, 2018 20:25
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