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[Florida] R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Petitioner, vs. PAMELA CICCONE, etc., Respondent. (PDF)

Under the definition we adopt, the plaintiff does not need to have been formally diagnosed or know that the symptoms were tobacco-related prior to the “cut-off date” for class membership.
Supreme Court of Florida
added Jun 10, 2016 21:31
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Plain packaging of tobacco products: EVIDENCE, DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION (PDF) (86pp)

this publication is divided into four parts. Part 1 first defines the concept of plain packaging and distinguishes it from other packaging and labelling measures. In doing so, it also identifies those provisions of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 31, 2016 21:06
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The Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products: an overview (PDF)

Parties have to ensure that any interaction with the tobacco industry is carried out with maximum transparency, and in relation to tracking and tracing, Parties must not delegate any of their obligations to the tobacco industry.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 21, 2016 23:14
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The FDA Is Regulating E-Cigarettes. Here's What You Need to Know. Read before vaping.

Can we expect pushback from Congress? Yep. Last month, anticipating the rules, House Republicans introduced legislation that would exempt existing e-cigarette products from the lengthy review process. Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.), who authored the bill, call
Mother Jones Magazine
added May 7, 2016 18:35
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[Asia] Officials in India are really sick and tired of their country's tobacco habit

The Indian government is also locked in a battle with the country's enormous tobacco companies over new regulations that stipulate that cigarette packets must be 80 percent covered by health warnings. Besides a line or two about the negative consequences
Washington Post
added Apr 18, 2016 23:01
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FDA's misplaced priorities: premarket review under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

We conclude that FDA has not implemented the premarket review process in a manner that prioritises the protection of public health. In particular, FDA has (1) prioritised the review of premarket applications that allow for the introduction of new tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Apr 16, 2016 11:19
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Smoking remains Portugal's top killer

The report, “Portugal – Prevention and Control of Smoking in Numbers 2015”, from the General Health Department, atates that the latest numbers about deaths related with tobacco show that smoking was the number one cause of death in Portugal for both sexe
Portugal News (pt)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:54
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What Are You Smoking? Bacteria Found at Local Hookah Bars

“Research has indicated that hookah smoking raises the risk of transmissible diseases such as tuberculosis, mononucleosis and oral herpes from sharing the mouthpiece and pipe, yet there is a dearth of research specific to bacterial contamination of hooka
The Minaret (University of Tampa)
added Feb 25, 2016 20:57
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PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC EVALUATION OF THE POSSIBLE PUBLIC HEALTH EFFECTS OF MENTHOL VERSUS NONMENTHOL CIGARETTES (PDF)

These findings, combined with the evidence indicating that menthol’s cooling and anesthetic properties can reduce the harshness of cigarette smoke and the evidence indicating that menthol cigarettes are marketed as a smoother alternative to nonmenthol cig
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 18, 2016 05:17
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[North Carolina] New Study Finds the Use of Multiple Tobacco Products Is Popular Among Teenagers

“This study illustrated how much of a problem poly-tobacco use really is...Adolescents are not just using cigarettes. They are using cigarettes and other tobacco products – some of which are new and unregulated. We need to be thinking about how to tackle
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
added Dec 31, 2015 14:49
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