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[UK, New York] KEENAN: APOV: Tobacco in the Olympics! Who would have guessed?

On April 25, tobacco manufacturing giant Lorillard Co. announced that it had purchased electronic cigarette company Blu Cigs. Prior to the start of the Olympics over 5 million “e-cigs” were sent to London for the Games.
Batavia (NY) Daily News
added Aug 16, 2012 13:07
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[New York] Who Made That Cigarette Filter?

Robert N. Proctor, a professor of the history of science at Stanford . . . Here he talks about the promises made for filters. Were filters used to obscure the dangers of cigarettes? Oh, yes. Filters are the deadliest fraud in the history of human civili
New York Times
added Jul 6, 2012 11:56
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Thank You for Not Smoking / How the WHO Fought Tobacco Through Treaties

The FCTC, as the first treaty negotiated under the auspices of WHO and the first collective response to non-communicable diseases, provides a critical case study of how developments at the international level can influence domestic policymaking and creat
Foreign Affairs
added Sep 25, 2015 16:09
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Timeline Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

June 2009 President Obama signed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act into law July 2009 Established collection of user fees from industry
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jan 30, 2013 01:20
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[Canada] Freedom of Speech and the right to lie to Parliament

The unresolved issues today are whether or not the company presidents were liers or outliers and, if the former, whether they can ever be held responsible for using Parliament as part of their efforts to mislead the public.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 22, 2014 14:58
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[Ohio] Toledo Blade Cigar shop not just blowing smoke

A financial adviser by trade, he recently joined three friends and fellow cigar aficionados to open Third Street Cigar, a retail store and two-story smoking lounge where Toledo history mixes with blues music and the rich smell of tobacco. "We've kind of
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jul 10, 2014 03:13
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Should baby boomers worry about the health hazards they grew up with?

“The baby boom really brackets the high rates of smoking in the U.S.,” Diane Lauderdale, professor of epidemiology and chair of the department of health studies at the University of Chicago told FoxNews.com. “The majority of children were probably expose
Fox News
added Feb 11, 2014 17:14
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MULTIMEDIA: Tobacco-Related Events in the United States, 1900-2014

1900 Tobacco Industry and Product Consumption Annual Adult Cigarette Consumption 54 cigarettes per capita 2.5 billion cigarettes smoked 1901 Tobacco Industry and Product Consumption Cigarettes Are Least Popular Tobacco Product Annual Tobacco Consu
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jan 12, 2014 06:01
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[New York] A Humane Revolution

IN 1903, New Yorkers executed an elephant on Coney Island, effectively torturing her to death. Accounts vary a bit, but it seems Topsy was a circus elephant who had been abused for years and then killed a man who had burned her on the trunk with a cigar
New York Times
added May 16, 2016 14:45
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[Florida] LANDAU v. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO., et. al.: DEFENDANTS’ MEMORANDUM IN OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR RECONSIDERATION OF ORDER EXCLUDING EVIDENCE OF DEFENDANTS’ CONDUCT AFTER 1976 (PDF)

Even if the Court were to determine – contrary to Supreme Court authority – that reprehensibility is an issue for jury consideration during Phase I, that determination still does not open the door to the admission of Defendants’ alleged tortious conduct o
Law360
added Feb 4, 2015 11:33
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