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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

[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

[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

[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

Nicotine dependence in an isolated population of Kashubians from North Poland: a population survey

Conclusion: Our study showed a low to moderate level of ND in the Kashubians, influenced by age, sex, as well as the CHRNA5 rs16969968 variant.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Feb 6, 2015 17:39

SIEGEL: New Study Suggests that Electronic Cigarettes are Much Less Addictive than Real Ones

This study should help allay the fears of electronic cigarette opponents who are claiming that huge populations of youth are going to quickly become addicted to nicotine via electronic cigarettes and then transition to active smoking. This does not appea
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 6, 2015 16:56

Dependence levels in users of electronic cigarettes, nicotine gums and tobacco cigarettes.

Some e-cigarette users were dependent on nicotine-containing e-cigarettes, but these products were less addictive than tobacco cigarettes. E-cigarettes may be as or less addictive than nicotine gums, which themselves are not very addictive.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Feb 6, 2015 16:54

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

[California] Tobacco Laws Should Cover E-Cigs, Calif. Dept. Of Health Says ($$)

Department of Public Health said Wednesday that laws aimed at protecting children and the public from traditional tobacco products should be expanded so that they include e-cigarettes, just one recommendation from a new report detailing the dangers and to
added Jan 29, 2015 12:54

[Florida] Cig Addiction Caused Engle Plaintiff's Illnesses, Jury Told ($$)

Ed Caprio's addiction to cigarettes is so bad that despite suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, he ended decades of smoking only 28 days ago, before his latest New Year's resolution to quit, his attorney said in Florida court Wednesday in
added Jan 29, 2015 12:52
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