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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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[Canada] Cultural argument for shisha a smoke screen, prof argues

May Telmissany, a professor of Arabic studies at the University of Ottawa, said it's an exaggeration... Several hookah establishments in Ottawa have decided to take legal action against the city's ban on waterpipes, arguing the ban infringes on their cul
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:31
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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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[California] New anti-tobacco ads for African American market unveiled

California Department of Public Health director and state health officer Dr. Ron Chapman has unveiled new ethnic-market advertisements that will continue to educate Californians on the harmful effects of tobacco use.
San Francisco Bay View
added Jan 14, 2013 11:38
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[New York] Mother & son busted with illegal cigarettes & $132000 in cash

A Queens mother and her son were arrested with 677 cartons of illegal Asian cigarettes and $132,000 in cash, authorities announced today.
New York Post
added Nov 23, 2012 15:07
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Cigarette Warning Label Policy Alternatives and Smoking-Related Health Disparities (PDF) (FREE FULL TEXT)

Conclusions: Pictorial health warning labels with graphic images have the most-pronounced short-term impacts on adult smokers, including smokers from groups that have in the past been hard to reach.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Nov 15, 2012 22:26
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Secondhand Smoke Takes Large Physical and Economic Toll

Exposure Disproportionately Affects African Americans, Especially Infants
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Sep 20, 2012 17:42
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