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Power, Corruption And Lies: How Juries Are Responding ($$)

Stories of political corruption, corporate conspiracy and sexual harassment in the United States span the ages. So why has the reaction to them seemed to change in the past year? How does this phenomenon affect jury verdicts? What does all of this mean fo
Law360
added Feb 8, 2018 21:09
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Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Reports 2017 Results; Excluding Currency & Tax Items, Full-Year 2017 Adjusted Diluted EPS Growth of 10%; Provides 2018 Earnings Per Share Forecast

In December 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”) was signed into law. The principal elements of the Act relevant to our consolidated financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2017, were: A reduction of the U.S. federal corporate tax ra
Business Wire
added Feb 8, 2018 20:15
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LETTER: Child Farm Workers

An effort by the Obama administration to update them was snuffed out by House conservatives, who never saw a regulation they liked. The proposal would have restricted the operation of heavy equipment, protected migrant teenagers from picking tobacco unpr
New York Times
added Feb 8, 2018 05:38
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@SenatorDurbin

Philip Morris is again trying to hook a new generation of children on its deadly & addictive tobacco products. That's why I sent a letter with Senate colleagues urging FDA to reject all tobacco products that target youth or fail to improve public health.
Twitter
added Feb 8, 2018 06:09
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Senators Urge FDA To Reject Philip Morris Tobacco Device ($$)

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and eight others in a letter urged the FDA not to sign off on Philip Morris International’s IQOS smoking device, pointing to an FDA advisory committee that found last month that the compan
Law360
added Feb 8, 2018 05:51
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GLANTZ: Age Requirements For e-Cigarette Purchases Protect U.S. Youth

Lauren Dutra, colleagues at the CDC, and I just published “Impact of E-Cigarette Minimum Legal Sale Age Laws on Current Cigarette Smoking” in Journal of Adolescent Health that found that states with age requirements for e-cigarette purchases have the sam
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 8, 2018 04:53
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Impact of E-Cigarette Minimum Legal Sale Age Laws on Current Cigarette Smoking

Conclusions After adjusting for covariates, state e-cigarette MLSA laws did not affect youth cigarette smoking. Unadjusted for e-cigarette and other tobacco use, these laws were associated with lower cigarette smoking.
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Feb 8, 2018 04:53
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[Oregon] Tobacco companies ordered to admit lying for decades about the health effects of smoking

television ads running through 2018. A new round of ads starting this week....The industry hasn’t changed their tactics since the initial ruling... While the tobacco companies were fighting in the courts, nearly 80,000 Oregonians died from causes linked t
St. Helens (OR) Chronicle
added Feb 7, 2018 19:45
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Congress Shouldn’t Cut Disease Prevention Fund to Pay for Other Health Programs

House of Representatives today is considering a continuing resolution to fund the federal government until March 23 and to extend funding for important health programs...it is irresponsible for this legislation to pay for these programs by once again cutt
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 6, 2018 22:21
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[UK] Evidence review of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products 2018 (PDF) (243pp)

• Future studies, whether funded by manufacturers or independently, should ensure conduct of studies in line with established guidelines such as definitions of abstinence from smoking, using intention-to-treat analysis and registering trial protocols
GOV.UK
added Feb 6, 2018 18:24
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