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[Maryland] Icon Honors Winners: Peter Angelos CEO, Partner Angelos Law

Angelos is one of the most well-known trial attorneys in Maryland and the nation....He also successfully brought a lawsuit on behalf of the state of Maryland against tobacco giant, Philip Morris. As a result, Angelos and his team successfully secured a $4
The Daily Record (Baltimore, MD)
added Dec 19, 2017 03:54
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] National, Tokyo gov'ts split on indoor vaping ahead of 2020 Games

HNB products, in which users inhale vapor instead of smoke, are placed in the same category as paper-wrapped cigarettes under the Tobacco Business Act. Because of this, both HNB products and paper-wrapped cigarettes were subject to the original draft rev
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:24
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Critics Accuse New Foundation of Acting as Smoke-Screen for Big Tobacco

Controversy is swirling around the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World. This new non-profit organization has come under intense criticism from health agencies and anti-tobacco campaigners who accuse it of acting as a smoke-screen for Big Tobacco, a charge
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Dec 20, 2017 22:39
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[Africa, Kenya] Big Tobacco’s ‘healthier’ alternatives to cigarettes meets skepticism

During a stakeholders’ meeting held in Nairobi two weeks ago, Leadership Impact Dynamics founder Ade Adeyam said the industry must offer alternative products as a tool to help stop smoking. “We believe we can have a big impact on public health by promot
East African Standard (ke)
added Dec 26, 2017 03:52
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Tobacco giant Philip Morris is quietly funding an "anti-smoking" foundation offering $1 billion in "grants" to public health leaders

Some find it strange that Yach revealed his contact-list in this email. “Some might start to wonder who on the list are actual supporters. It may aim to create a climate of suspicion and divide in the tobacco control community,” says Franklin Apfel, form
Boing Boing
added Dec 18, 2017 16:01
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Heat-not-burn tobacco product use in Japan: its prevalence, predictors and perceived symptoms from exposure to secondhand heat-not-burn tobacco aerosol [FREE FULL TEXT]

The largest internet search volume for IQOS occurred in April 2016 in the week after a popular national entertainment TV show introduced IQOS. For Ploom and glo... A popular TV programme triggered IQOS diffusion in Japan. Extrapolating from survey results
Tobacco Control
added Dec 17, 2017 12:55
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Public Health Leaders Ask to Be Removed From Mailing List of Foundation Offering Them Tobacco-Funded Grants

The Wire has now secured the emails of a number of the recipients, who have begun to reply to Yach’s entire list...called out Yach sharply for this email, both in its form and content: “There are anti-spam laws around unsolicited emails that I’d suggest
The Wire (in)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:40
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KLEIN: Gillibrand's Tobacco 'Smoke' Deserves Ethics Investigation

she should be subjected to the same standard for her conduct as private counsel defending tobacco companies...Gillibrand chose instead to become “involved in some of the most sensitive matters related to the defense of the tobacco giant as it confronted p
NewsMax
added Dec 14, 2017 17:18
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds, Philip Morris Nab New Trials In Fla. Suits ($$)

appeals court Wednesday reversed nearly $47 million in damages awards against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris and ordered new trials in two Engle progeny suits against the tobacco companies.
Law360
added Dec 15, 2017 23:39
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., Appellant, v. BERNICE MCCALL, individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of MARTIN MCCALL, Appellee. No. 4D16-2016 (PDF)

In sum, we conclude that the warning label instruction was improperly given in this case. Accordingly, we are compelled to reverse and remand for a new trial. As outlined in the direct appeal analysis section, on
Amazon CloudFront
added Dec 15, 2017 23:39
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