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Researchers say that e-cig warnings omit potential benefits

public-health officials may be neglecting their do-no-harm vows by downplaying or dismissing the potential reduced-harm role of electronic cigarettes...in the International Journal of Drug Policy, researchers Lynn Kozlowski and David Sweanor take to task
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 18, 2016 03:45
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[California] FENIG: Environmentalist DiCaprio endangers the planet's citizens, one e-cigarette puff at a time

Renowned environmental and climate Concerned Citizen, Leonardo DiCaprio, scooted up to the Coachella Music Festival from one of his many luxurious homes in the Los Angels area, where he promptly polluted the air, puffing on a battery operated electronic c
American Thinker
added Apr 17, 2016 16:04
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[Norway] Dumping tobacco cost Norwegian oil fund $1.9bn

The Norwegian oil fund's decision to dump tobacco companies has cost the world's largest sovereign wealth fund $1.9bn in missed profits over the past decade.
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 17, 2016 15:46
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[Texas] Historic tobacco case revisited: biggest litigation win ever or a complete scam?

Teen smoking plummeted, but cigarettes are just as addictive and dangerous and the tobacco companies are more profitable than ever. The trial lawyers representing Texas got filthy rich. And Dan Morales? He married a former exotic dancer, lost his bid f
Dallas Morning News
added Apr 16, 2016 11:19
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'Your boss is a crook!' The phone call that sent Texas AG Dan Morales to prison

Potter refused to discuss the tobacco litigation and his role in the criminal investigation of Morales for 18 years. This week, he gave a series of exclusive interviews to The Texas Lawbook on the 20th anniversary of the filing of the Texas tobacco lawsui
Dallas Morning News
added Apr 16, 2016 11:19
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LORILLARD, INC, et al. v. FDA: DOJ RESPONSE TO PETITION FOR REHEARING EN BANC (PDF)

The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009 directed the Food and Drug Administration to establish the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee to provide advice to the agency, including, as its first order of business, preparat
Amazon CloudFront
added Apr 16, 2016 21:41
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Menthol Ruling Needs No Further DC Circ. Review, Gov't Says

government pushed back against R.J. Reynolds’ bid to have the D.C. Circuit reconsider its finding that the tobacco giant wasn’t harmed by alleged bias in a study on menthol cigarettes, contending Friday that the ruling was in line with every other appeals
Law360
added Apr 16, 2016 11:15
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[Europe] Ex-EU commissioner’s action deemed inadmissible by Luxembourg court

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has confirmed the inadmissibility of an action brought by former commissioner John Dalli... The General Court concluded from its factual findings that Mr Dalli had voluntarily resigned a purely factual as
Scottish Legal News (uk)
added Apr 16, 2016 10:30
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LORILLARD v FDA: DOJ RESPONSE TO PETITION FOR REHEARING EN BANC, APR 15, 2016

Plaintiffs are cigarette manufacturers who claim that FDA should have determined that three committee members had conflicts of interest. A panel of this Court concluded that plaintiffs lack Article III standing...No further review is warranted.
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 15, 2016 21:47
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Vermont retirement funds still haven’t kicked tobacco

Vermont’s debate over divesting coal and oil from its pension portfolio appears to have smoked out an uncomfortable truth: Nearly 20 years after the state proclaimed its pension funds tobacco-free, they still contain some tobacco investments.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 15, 2016 12:10
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