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Here's the Key Tobacco Industry Question The Florida Supreme Court Just Adopted

rejected jury instructions sought by Philip Morris...ruling their wording would have kept juries from considering evidence of reliance on tobacco industry pronouncements before the 12-year repose period... "There just is no statute of repose issue at all,
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Apr 3, 2015 12:25
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[Asia, India, UK, USA] Thank you for smoking: A brief history of tobacco warning labels

The Indian health ministry's attempts at issuing warning labels on tobacco products is eerily similar to how the US and the UK began doing the same
livemint.com (in)
added Apr 2, 2015 18:05
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[Asia, India, USA] KOTHARI/RAVI: Conflicts of interest between government and tobacco industry is bad

The tobacco industry’s influence on scientific research as well as government regulation and policy is an important part of the tobacco story.... The recent pack warnings debacle is a stark example of the vested interests of the tobacco industry coming i
The Economic Times (India)
added Apr 2, 2015 17:44
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VIDEO: The evolution of anti-smoking campaigns

Since it began in 2012, the "Tips From Former Smokers " campaign has had a strong impact, prompting millions of smokers to try to quit, the CDC says. But this campaign is just the latest in a long line of anti-smoking campaigns; the first appeared in the
CNN
added Apr 2, 2015 14:45
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[New York] Corporate Logos — and “Human” Cigars

Paul Rand, design guru, at the Museum of the City of New York / campaigns for El Producto cigars and Coronet brandy conjure up mid-century America...Rand whimsically fashioned the cigars as human characters, with a cigar Santa giving a snowman a light in
New York Press
added Apr 1, 2015 17:51
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Reflections on a 38-year career in public health advocacy: 10 pieces of advice to early career researchers and advocates

the importance of preserving public confidence in the evidence base underscoring public policy; being clear and concrete about the policy reforms you support; emphasising the values on which policy is based; understanding the structure, conventions and su
Public Health Research & Practice (au)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:38
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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 1

The ban went into effect on January 1 of the following year -- the first major step in the ongoing debate over the public health risk of smoking. Until then, names such as Lucky Strike, Chesterfield and Philip Morris had sponsored some of the most famous
PR Newswire
added Apr 1, 2015 16:46
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APRIL 01 THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 1970 Nixon signs legislation banning cigarette ads on TV and radio

Nixon, who was an avid pipe smoker... Presidential cigarette smokers include Taft (who quit during his term), Harding, Franklin Roosevelt (who was frequently photographed with his trademark cigarette holder), Hoover (a chain smoker) and Eisenhower. Adams,
The History Channel (A&E Television Networks)
added Apr 1, 2015 16:45
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HAYNES-MASLOW: A Lunchroom Lesson: Repackaging Tobacco for a Food Fight, Part 2

This week, I focus on public health’s arguments to counter tobacco and how we might extend this to the debate on the National School Lunch Program... The public health community argued that non-smokers should have the right to be free from the harmful eff
Union of Concerned Scientists
added Apr 1, 2015 11:43
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SOTTERA, INC., DOING BUSINESS AS NJOY, APPELLEE v. FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION, ET AL., APPELLANTS (PDF)

FDA may establish that NJOY does in fact make therapeutic claims…the definitional line laid down in Brown & Williamson leaves the FDA without jurisdiction over these products under the FDCA’s drug/device provisions. On the merits, then, NJOY is likely t
Congressional Record / Government Printing Office (GPO) Access
added Apr 1, 2015 11:31
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