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The California Gathering That Hatched Plan to Prosecute Skeptics of Climate Change

Glantz said he was “struck by the parallels” between the public relations tactics of the oil industry and the tobacco companies. He said: The pattern of quietly financing public relations efforts and small ‘independent’ groups of scientists in order to c
Daily Signal (Heritage Foundation)
added Dec 29, 2016 12:19
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Tobacco use among Missouri youth

Results from a 2015 Missouri Youth Tobacco Survey and Youth Risk Behavior Survey showed continued progress in reducing cigarette smoking among high school and middle school populations across the United States. According to the study, the number of high
Ozark County (MO) Times
added Dec 29, 2016 00:36
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CEI v DOT: RESPONDENT FINAL BRIEF, Dec 28, 2016

four new studies “expanded on and confirmed“ the possibility that e-cigarettes contain respiratory irritants...The final rule is a rational exercise of the Department‘s authority to ensure “safe and adequate“ service by protecting passengers from secondha
Tobacco On Trial
added Dec 28, 2016 22:31
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Smokers burning out in Louisiana

Louisiana smokers are kicking the habit. Last year our state was ranked 46th when it comes to the number of people smoking. This year we're ranked 43rd. "It's been a great year nationally for getting people to quit smoking, but particularly here in Louis
Opelousas (LA) Daily World
added Dec 29, 2016 00:36
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One of the Problems With E-Cigarettes: They Can Explode

Gregory L. Bentley, an Irvine attorney, won a nearly $2 million judgment in a product liability lawsuit for a woman burned by an e-cigarette last year. He said he has a growing list of similar cases, most of which involve batteries and other components m
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 26, 2016 16:54
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[South Carolina] Next year, Charleston public housing to go smoke-free

In Charleston, state health officials already have been conducting educational programs in public housing complexes on the dangers of smoking, and those meetings have been well attended, Charleston Housing Authority Executive Director Don Cameron said.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Dec 26, 2016 16:48
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[Kentucky] Sentencing ends $48 million global cigarette tax fraud case

Federal prosecutors say that the last defendant in a vast, $48 million cigarette tax fraud scheme has been sentenced, ending a case that stretched across the country and around the globe. Kerry Harvey, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentu
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Dec 24, 2016 14:13
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Asks For Recall After E-Cigarette Explodes In Stratford Man's Mouth

After an electronic cigarette exploded in a Stratford man's mouth, knocking out his teeth and sending him to the hospital, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is redoubling his efforts to regulate the devices. "Anybody who is smoking an e-cigarette ought to be
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Dec 27, 2016 01:42
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Kentucky leads nation in adult smoking

Kentucky ranks in the bottom 10 states (43rd) for its cigarette tax, at 60 cents per pack, and spends only 4.4 percent of what the CDC recommends for smoking cessation efforts ($2.5 million a year). The state's high smoking rate also comes with a hefty p
Richmond (KY) Register
added Dec 23, 2016 01:30
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Vaping Measure Fails to Pass Senate

The fight to ease looming FDA requirements over e-cigarette and vaping manufacturers were put on hold at least until spring, with the so-called Cole-Bishop Amendment failing to get into federal budget legislation passed last month. The bill from U.S. Re
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 30, 2016 06:03
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