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[Florida] Jury sides with tobacco companies in family's lawsuit

Court staff read the jury's verdict that said: "Do you find that Barbara McMannis had lung cancer, that she was addicted to cigarettes containing nicotine and that an addiction to cigarettes containing nicotine was the leading cause of her lung cancer? A
WBBH NBC2 (Tallahassee, FL)
added Feb 20, 2015 04:01

[Florida] BAKER v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY: Appeal and cross-appeal from the Circuit Court for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit

She appeals the trial court’s entry of final judgment in favor of Defendant, arguing the trial court erred in denying her motion for a new trial because the jury’s verdict was internally inconsistent. For the reasons set forth below, we affirm.
added Feb 19, 2015 18:08

[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

Menthol Attenuates Respiratory Irritation and Elevates Blood Cotinine in Cigarette Smoke Exposed Mice

results provide evidence that L-menthol may be acting as a pharmacological agent in cigarette smoke, acting to both diminish the irritant response and enhance nicotine absorption by limiting chemosensory nerve-mediated irritant effects. Citing primarily e
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Feb 18, 2015 15:59

[Australia, UK] Plain Packaging: Weighing up the evidence on standardised packaging for tobacco products

This virtual issue shows a growing evidence base for the likely effectiveness of standardised packaging in reducing smoking uptake and possibly increasing cessation. However, it is imperative to maintain objectivity when it comes to the science and be pre
added Feb 18, 2015 11:45

[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.
added Feb 18, 2015 11:41

[Australia, UK] The growing evidence on standardised packaging of tobacco products

The scientific journal Addiction has today published a collection of peer-reviewed research papers and commentaries that bring together key parts of the evidence base for standardised packaging of tobacco products from 2008 to 2015.
added Feb 18, 2015 11:39
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[UK] Plain tobacco packs likely to deter smoking, studies show

In a collection of scientific papers in the journal Addiction, researchers said that while standardised packs were still too new to provide substantial evidence, studies so far showed they were likely to reduce smoking rates.
added Feb 18, 2015 11:35

[Washington] Gov. Inslee cites new data showing alarming increase in adolescent use of electronic cigarettes

Inslee today released a report that shows Washington’s 8th and 10th grade students use electronic cigarettes, or “vaping,”... “It’s too easy and too cheap for teens to buy and use vaping products. We have to change that. We must have a system in place lik
Office of the Governor (WA)
added Feb 13, 2015 18:05

[UK] Fears that e-cigarettes are gateway drug as vaping outstrips puffing

Twice as many young teenagers are using e-cigarettes than conventional cigarettes – and a significant proportion of them are getting their first taste of nicotine from “vaping” rather than smoking, a study has found.
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 17:51
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