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[Florida] Philip Morris Must Pay $26.5M In Engle Case Over 'Light' Ads ($$)

denied Philip Morris' two motions for judgment as a matter of law seeking to reverse its loss at the trial, where a jury awarded roughly $6 million in compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages to decades-long smoker Judith Berger, who suffe
Law360
added Sep 19, 2014 17:54
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SULLUM: Alarmed at Increase in Smoking, New York Regulators Resist a Much Safer Alternative - Hit & Run

"Instead of supporting their use to help people quit smoking," notes Jeff Stier of the National Center for Public Policy Research, "the New York City public health establishment spends resources demonizing e-cigarettes and making them less appealing to p
Reason Magazine
added Sep 18, 2014 15:44
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[Missouri] ROSS: Gov. Nixon’s e-cigarette veto: harming smokers, not protecting kids

predicted that electronic devices will outstrip deadly combustible cigarettes within a decade or so — IF government tax collectors and nanny-state regulators will get out of the way. This technology should be a public health miracle.
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Sep 18, 2014 15:24
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Elizabeth Whelan, Who Challenged Food Laws, Dies at 70

it has also argued for controls on handguns and tobacco sales...the council... has disparaged critics of smokeless tobacco... She wrote a total of 27 books. Several attacked the tobacco industry for lack of openness
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2014 22:16
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E-Cigarettes Make Their Way Into Hollywood Movies

E-cigarette companies may be taking a page out of Big Tobacco’s old playbook. While the former has been banned from paid product placement in Hollywood films for nearly two decades, e-cigarette companies are not. And it looks like they are seizing oppor
International Business Times
added Sep 16, 2014 03:43
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[UK] LETTERS: Regulation of electronic cigarettes: Rapid Responses [Updated]

British Medical Journal
added Sep 15, 2014 10:38
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Response to McNeill et al criticism of the report we prepared for WHO and subsequent review paper in Circulation on ecigs

a detailed response to the McNeill et al paper prepared by David W Bareham, which I reproduce in full below... I am a respiratory clinician with a great interest in this issue, and I would like to point out that, from the first, I DO refer people to the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:18
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[UK] LETTERS: Regulation of electronic cigarettes: Rapid Responses

ASH believes, in line with the MHRA and NICE, that alternative nicotine sources like e-cigarettes can be both a quitting aid and a long-term alternative to smoking.(1,2) ASH takes its lead from Richard Peto, who says that “helping large numbers of young
British Medical Journal
added Sep 13, 2014 21:28
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Debate Over E-Cigarettes Lights Up

Why the opposing interpretations of the same data? E-cigarettes are so new ... In the latest paper in Addiction, for example, some of the work by one of the heavily-cited authors of the paper was conducted with funding from the e-cigarette industry.
TIME Magazine
added Sep 13, 2014 21:22
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[Europe, UK] BATES: Stop demonising a potentially useful product for smokers

Regulation in moderation could assist, but this is a market-based revolution that should be led by consumers, innovative producers and engaged retailers. If regulators intervene too strongly, they will end up doing far more harm than good.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Sep 13, 2014 21:12
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