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EPA swaps top science advisers with industry allies

Eleven new members of the [EPA's] Science Advisory Board have a history of downplaying the health risks of secondhand smoke, air pollution...including two who have spun science for tobacco companies
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
added Nov 17, 2017 23:11
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Florida appeals court throws out $12 million tobacco verdict

finding that the trial judge wrongly denied the jury a readback of testimony. The unanimous three-judge panel of the Florida District Court of Appeal, Second District, ordered a new trial in the case brought by the estate of a longtime smoker who died fr
Reuters
added Nov 17, 2017 21:46
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[Florida] Court tosses out verdict against tobacco companies

A three-judge panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal sided with Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., which argued in part that a Pinellas County circuit judge had improperly responded to a request from jurors to read back potentially criti
Florida Politics
added Nov 16, 2017 01:04
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[Korea - South] Will new research calm controversies over heat-not-burn cigarettes?Philip Morris Korea to disclose raw data for latest study by next June

Amid controversies over the danger of electronic cigarettes, Philip Morris Korea has released its new research data, claiming its product IQOS contain 90 percent fewer harmful chemicals in its steam than conventional cigarettes.
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Nov 17, 2017 23:07
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA, et. al., Appellants, v. KEVIN DUIGNAN, Appellee: Opinion filed November 15, 2017 (PDF)

the jury was instructed to take materiality as a given. It was told that the Engle Phase I findings conclusively established that PM and Reynolds concealed or omitted material information...because the jury was told both expressly and by implication to
Florida  Second District  Court Of Appeal
added Nov 16, 2017 01:24
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[Florida] Fla. Judge's Error Gets Tobacco Cos. New Lung Cancer Trial ($$)

will have a second shot at defending themselves against a suit brought by the estate of a smoker who died from lung cancer, with a Florida appeals court saying Wednesday that the trial court was wrong to block the jury from being able to review testimony
Law360
added Nov 16, 2017 01:14
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The 'Fearsome Five' Brands Show Continued Growth in the BrandZ™ Top 100 Most Valuable U.S. Brands 2018 Ranking

The BrandZ Top 10 Most Valuable U.S. Brands 2018 ... 10 Marlboro Tobacco 91,507 +5%
PR Newswire
added Nov 17, 2017 22:04
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New 'Heat-Not-Burn' Cigarettes Harm Blood Vessels: Study

Heat-not-burn "cigarettes" could be as harmful to your blood vessels as traditional smokes, a new animal study suggests. Tobacco giant Philip Morris is seeking U.S. approval for one of these smoking alternative products, called iQOS. The company claims i
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 17, 2017 20:20
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A Big Deal in Big Food, Irene Rosenfeld Retires From Mondelēz

it is important to invest and innovate, which wasn’t easy as a subsidiary of a cigarette maker when tobacco makers were paying big settlements for health related lawsuits. “The parent company was pressuring the food business to deliver cash,” she said.
New York Times
added Nov 15, 2017 15:16
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Heated Tobacco Product Launches, Regulations and Future Outlook Report Featuring British American Tobacco, Glo & iQOS - Research and Markets

Heat-not-burn could compete with e-cigarettes for consumer attention, but it may also attract new users. What progress has the recent spate of launches made, what regulations are affecting the industry and what might the future hold? In this detailed, 72
Business Wire
added Nov 15, 2017 03:26
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