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[Massachusetts] Mass. high court partially overturns landmark tobacco case award

The Supreme Judicial Court upheld the award of compensatory damages to the woman’s son and her estate, but struck down the award of punitive damages. “We affirm the judgment only in part,” the court said in a unanimous 82-page opinion written by Justic
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 11, 2013 11:47
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FDA allocates $188m in anti-tobacco work to firms ($$)

PR Week US
added Dec 3, 2012 09:36
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November 2014, Volume 23, Number e2 - TOC: Social justice and health disparities

Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2014 15:34
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Acquisition talks show Reynolds' taste for menthol

While potential cost savings from economies of scale in a declining industry may be the main driver for the multi-billion-dollar deal, Lorillard's leading U.S. menthol cigarette Newport is another key draw.
Reuters
added Jul 12, 2014 20:48
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ARCHIVE: Smokers Who Try E-Cigarettes to Quit Smoking: Findings From a Multiethnic Study in Hawaii

Despite lack of evidence regarding efficacy, smokers treat e-cigarettes as valid alternatives to FDA-approved cessation aids. Research is needed to test the safety and efficacy of e-cigarettes as cessation aids.
American Journal of Public Health
added Mar 10, 2014 15:37
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco company challenges $152m award in case of Newport cigarette smoker

In his oral argument to the Supreme Judicial Court, attorney Paul F. Ware Jr. said there was no evidence presented at a Suffolk Superior Court civil trial that directly linked the giveway of Newport cigarettes in the Orchard Park neighborhood to the smok
Boston (MA) Globe
added Dec 4, 2012 13:47
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[UK] Tobacco ban for Leeds shop flouting rules

A shopkeeper who had a ban slapped on his shop to stop the sale of cigarettes to children blamed foreign staff who were unable to tell the age of “white people”. Hari Amedi, 34, who owns the Monalisa international food store on Armley Town Street, told
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Oct 28, 2012 00:56
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Menthol use among smokers with psychological distress: findings from the 2008 and 2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health -- Hickman et al. -- Tobacco Control

An elevated prevalence of menthol use was found among persons with severe psychological distress, suggesting another group that could potentially benefit from the regulation of menthol cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 22, 2012 22:24
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Tobacco Product Use Among Adults — United States, 2013–2014

21.3% of U.S. adults used a tobacco product every day or some days, and 25.5% of U.S. adults used a tobacco product every day, some days, or rarely. Cigarettes remained the most commonly used ...Sustained, comprehensive state tobacco control programs fund
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jul 14, 2016 18:27
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WORLD PROGRESS WATCH / US smoking rate sees faster decline

Indeed, many states with the lowest taxes also have the weakest smoke-free laws... The discrepancy is not just between states, but also demographic groups. Men, youth, American Indians, lower-income people, and the lesbian, gay, and bisexual communities
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 13, 2016 21:37
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