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Tobacco Industry Promotional Strategies Targeting American Indians/Alaska Natives and Exploiting Tribal Sovereignty

Proven policy interventions to address these disparities including tobacco price increases, cigarette taxes, comprehensive smokefree laws, and industry denormalization campaigns to reduce smoking prevalence and smoking-related disease could be considered
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 14, 2018 22:19
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[California] Tobacco, taxes, Tasers — they’re all on San Francisco’s June ballot

Proposition E — Prohibiting Tobacco Retailers from Selling Flavored Tobacco Products: A “yes” vote on this measure seeks to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products...it hit resistance from a group backed by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., which gathered enou
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Mar 14, 2018 22:09
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[District of Columbia] Lung Cancer Advocates Join American Lung Association on Capitol Hill to Support Everyone Facing Lung Cancer, the Leading Cancer Killer

The American Lung Association and LUNG FORCE Heroes – those personally impacted by lung cancer – from all 50 states have come together today at the U.S. Capitol to urge Congress to support policies that will help save lives during the American Lung Associ
PR Newswire
added Mar 14, 2018 21:21
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Florida Jury Finds Punitive Damages Not Warranted In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

punitive damages were not warranted in an Engle progeny suit in which jurors were tasked with deciding whether punitive damages were warranted for the family of a woman who died from lung cancer she developed from smoking cigarettes (Teresa Starr-Blundell
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 14, 2018 20:03
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[California] Chula Vista sets rules for tobacco retailers

Chula Vista will now require stores that sell tobacco or electronic cigarettes to obtain a permit — a move intended to curb underage smoking. Under a set of regulations approved by the City Council last week, shops must also keep tobacco products off sel
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Mar 14, 2018 17:04
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[Kentucky] BLAIR: Norquist group calls for defeat of Ky. House’s ‘regressive’ taxes on opioids, cigarettes

The second misguided tax hike under consideration is an 83 percent increase in the state cigarette tax. Cigarette tax hikes are often sold as a way to raise significant tax revenue from disfavored people — smokers. Like a tax on prescription medicines, h
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Mar 14, 2018 17:02
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[New York] STRAWN: UNIVERSITY SHOULD IMPOSE STRICTER PUNISHMENT FOR SMOKING ON CAMPUS

. I later learned UAlbany’s policy only bans smoking in all indoor University buildings and within 10 feet of entrances and open windows. A policy that is not enforced, since students smoke right outside the library constantly. Learning this, I now fear t
Albany Student Press (University at Albany, The State University of New York)
added Mar 14, 2018 15:24
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[California] VIDEO: E-Cigarettes Exposing Teens To Cancer-Causing Toxins, Report Says

A new report is shedding more light on what dangerous chemicals are inside e-cigarettes. According to scientists in California, vaping is exposing teens to “potentially cancer-causing chemicals also found in tobacco cigarettes.” A study done by research
CBS 2 News / KCAL 9 (Los Angeles, CA)
added Mar 14, 2018 00:13
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BRITSCHGI: Girl Scouts Write Anti-Smoking Legislation in Colorado

The girls also claimed that smoking even half a cigarette in a car can make the air quality inside the vehicle more than 10 times higher than the level the (EPA) deems hazardous. It may be unfair to ask 13- and 14-year-old kids in-depth questions about t
Reason Magazine
added Mar 13, 2018 23:30
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Florida Jury Renders Defense Verdict In Tobacco Suit ($$)

found that a man who died of lung cancer was addicted to cigarettes but found that the man was at fault for his disease and death and rendered a defense verdict in an Engle progeny suit (Jewell Mobley v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., No. 2007-CA-001709,
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 13, 2018 20:35
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