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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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Tobacco is still America’s top health threat. But Washington doesn’t treat it that way.

Kenneth Warner ... I caught up with Warner last week for a conversation about the current challenge of tobacco control, and why the American public seems bored and jaded about our single largest public health problem.
Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2014 12:33
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[Canada, USA] PICARD: A sea change in the war on smoking

Smoking low-nicotine cigarettes is better than smoking high-nicotine ones, and vaping is better than smoking. Those are the kind of plain language messages that regulators and public-health officials need to deliver in Canada, not just the U.S.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 31, 2017 13:34
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POLITICO PULSE - EYE ON FDA: Scott Gottlieb drops hint about e-cigarettes.

"We need to have the science base to explore the potential to move current smokers — unable or unwilling to quit — to less harmful products, if they can’t quit altogether,” Gottlieb said on Monday. Gottlieb did not mention e-cigs directly, but his comme
Politico
added May 16, 2017 15:12
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Research letter: Which cigarettes do Americans think are safer? A population-based analysis with wave 1 of the PATH study

To aid the discovery and regulation of attributes that lead to harm misconceptions, we used a nationally representative survey to first identify cigarette sub-brands that smokers believed were less harmful.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 15, 2016 02:02
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[Switzerland] A Safer Cigarette? Philip Morris Is Working On It

Philip Morris International is quietly developing a next-generation cancer stick that could replicate the traditional smoking experience, while killing fewer customers. An exclusive peek inside
Forbes
added Jun 22, 2014 20:35
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[Germany, USA] Tobacco Firm Pursues 'Safer' Cigarette

BAT) said Monday that it would launch a 6-month controlled study of "reduced toxicant" cigarettes in which effects on respiratory function will be evaluated ... The new clinical study, to be conducted in Germany, will enroll 260 healthy volunteers, includ
MedPage Today
added Jul 29, 2013 16:20
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[Europe, Sweden] ROSS: The EU's New Tobacco Directive: Protecting Cigarette Markets, Killing Smokers

the net effect will be, paradoxically but inevitably, damaging to Europeans’ health. The Directive proposes to continue (indeed strengthen) the prior ban on Swedish smokeless tobacco, known as snus. Worse, restrictions and regulations dealing with the rel
Forbes
added Jan 10, 2013 10:22
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22nd Century Group Delivers Additional Proprietary Research Cigarettes with Various Nicotine Levels

22nd Century Group, Inc. (OTCBB: XXII), a company that has developed groundbreaking technology for tobacco harm reduction and smoking cessation products, today announced that the company has delivered an additional 2.7 million SPECTRUM® research cigarett
Business Wire
added Jul 31, 2012 13:32
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Philip Morris Is Releasing A Bunch Of Cool New Cigarettes

Tobacco companies are staving off the decline of smoking with a stream of exciting new products (which are popular with children). A Jefferies note on Philip Morris talks of "high hopes for Next Generation Products (NPGs)."
Business Insider
added Jun 25, 2012 11:36
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