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FDA takes new steps to address epidemic of youth e-cigarette use, including a historic action against more than 1,300 retailers and 5 major manufacturers for their roles perpetuating youth access

PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2018 04:04
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CVS Health Applauds FDA's Steps to Address the Epidemic of Youth Use of Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping Devices

"We hope the actions taken today by the FDA will reduce the number of people that are exposed to tobacco and other harmful products, which can reduce the prevalence of tobacco-related diseases including lung cancer, heart disease and stroke and make a si
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2018 04:02
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AUDIO: Tobacco Staying Quiet On Cannabis While Liquor Invests (Radio)

Owram, Canadian cannabis reporter, and Tara Lachapelle, deals and media columnist, on the turbulence in pot stocks and why liquor companies are the first movers on marijuana, and not Big Tobacco. Hosted by Pimm Fox and Lisa Abramowicz.
Bloomberg News
added Sep 18, 2018 03:49
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[New Jersey] NJ Lawmaker Wants Smoking Banned At More Outdoor Places

A bill introduced by Senator Shirley Turner would expand the ban to boardwalks, marinas, historical sites, racetracks, amusement parks, and other outdoor recreational and sports facilities. “We know that secondhand smoke has a serious health effect. The
WBGO 88.3FM (Newark, NJ)
added Sep 17, 2018 15:21
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[Missouri] Hookah, Vaping, Cigar Lounges Would Fall Under Smoking Ban in St. Louis County

A smoking ban on St. Louis County ballots this November could mean big changes for a much broader swath of businesses than just bars where smoking is currently permitted. If the proposed ban were to go into effect, smoking would be prohibited in public
St. Louis (MO) Riverfront Times
added Sep 17, 2018 15:17
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ARCHIVE: BERO: Editorial Ten tips for spotting industry involvement in science policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

Given the ongoing revelations about industry influence on scientific evaluation and standards, it is surprising that scientists and public health researchers remain unaware of the role of industry in shaping science policy to favour industry interests of
Tobacco Control
added Sep 16, 2018 16:29
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[Florida] Connecticut Top Court: Longshore Ruling Precludes Employer’s Asbestos Defense ($$)

precludes the employer from relitigating the issue, the Connecticut Supreme Court held...Welch testified that while tobacco use contributed to the decedent’s lung...
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 14, 2018 18:36
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FDA move on e-cigarettes means new risks for Fidelity funds

Fidelity Investments’ bet on a privately held maker of e-cigarettes faces new risks after U.S. health regulators on Wednesday said they are considering a ban on flavored versions of the popular “vaping” products. Closely held e-cigarette maker Juul Labs a
Reuters
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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[New Jersey] Seton Hall still not a smoke-free zone

Trunk, said via email that “[t]he campus store has been selling tobacco products for over 30 years.” When asked whether the university has ever faced negative backlash because it sells cigarettes, Trunk said, “Not in my experience.” When asked about the
The Setonian (Seton Hall University)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:37
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Arkansas Supreme Court to decide fate of constitutional limit on lawsuits

In the 1980s, Big Tobacco and other corporations that faced class action lawsuits over dangerous products launched the tort reform movement... The Koch brothers, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and health care interests joined in the push for limiting lawsu
Facing South (The Institute for Southern Studies)
added Sep 13, 2018 14:06
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