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[Florida] Philip Morris Can't Slash Smoker's Award, 11th Circ. Says ($$)

Eleventh Circuit said Tuesday it wouldn’t slash a $634,201 jury verdict to a Philip Morris smoker who underwent a lung transplant, saying a lower court didn’t err by not reducing the award to reflect a Veterans Affairs discount the hospital received for h
Law360
added Apr 19, 2018 17:44
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Associations between opioid and nicotine dependence in nationally representative samples of United States adult daily smokers

Opioid dependence is associated with increased severity and prevalence of nicotine dependence among smokers. Considering the disproportionate societal and economic burdens of smoking and smoking-related consequences in this vulnerable population, continu
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 18, 2018 13:17
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Louisiana bars, casinos, sports arenas could be smoke free if this bill passes

If Opelousas Democratic Rep. Dustin Miller succeeds in clearing committees and both chambers, Louisiana would soon be the first Southern state to have a comprehensive statewide smoke-free law. He sidestepped a vote last week on his House Bill 881 and pr
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 17, 2018 18:59
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Indonesian farmers’ incomes going up in smoke to buy cigarettes

A survey was conducted from August to October 2017 in the Garut District of West Java Province, Indonesia, as part of research into risk-coping mechanisms implemented by Indonesian farmers to minimise the impacts of climate change. Using stratified rando
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Apr 16, 2018 19:44
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[Oklahoma] OSMA president: CDC's tobacco prevention efforts need full funding

The CDC can only prevent tobacco use effectively if it is adequately funded. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Moore, is chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees CDC funding. While Cole has been a champion for public health, last summer his bill pr
The Oklahoman
added Apr 15, 2018 16:08
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[North Carolina] Up in smoke: Tobacco’s decline

A quarter century after tobacco was the money crop in Robeson County, bringing in hundreds of millions a year to farmers and those who provide support services, the amount of tobacco grown here is a fraction of what it was then. But the number of Robeso
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Apr 15, 2018 01:48
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Association of Cigarette Price Differentials With Infant Mortality in 23 European Union Countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Findings In this longitudinal, ecological study, increases in the median price of cigarettes were associated with reductions in infant mortality across Europe between 2004 and 2014. However, pricing differentials between median and minimum cigarette pri
JAMA Pediatrics (Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine)
added Apr 15, 2018 00:10
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[UK-Wales] 'Pocket money prices': Cheap illegal tobacco a growing problem

A current affairs programmes aired on Welsh TV channel S4C ... A number of raids and investigations have taken place in Powys in recent years, and head of trading standards for Powys County Council, Clive Jones, insisted illegal tobacco has become a grow
Shropshire Star (uk)
added Apr 14, 2018 22:02
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[UK] Make a packet of fags £20 and you could save millions of lives, say experts

If current tends continue, smoking will be responsible for killing around one billion people in the 21st century. But making fags even more expensive could avoid hundreds of millions of early deaths - from various cancers, heart disease and lung disease
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Apr 14, 2018 00:46
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[Nigeria] African countries urged to ensure total ban of tobacco ads

The African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) said in a report released in Nairobi that when cigarettes are sold in single sticks, they become relatively cheap compared to when they are sold as a full pack. "Consequently, the product is more affordable to
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 14, 2018 00:35
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