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[Wisconsin] Menthol cigarettes harder to quit, UW-Madison study says

Menthol flavoring may make it harder to quit smoking cigarettes, especially for black women, a UW-Madison study found. In a study of people trying to quit smoking, 38 percent of non-menthol smokers quit after six months, compared to 31 percent of mentho
Wisconsin State Journal
added Jul 23, 2014 14:20
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Judge Calls FDA Report on Menthol Cigarettes “Tainted”

A federal judge has ruled in favor of two tobacco companies that challenged a 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee report on menthol cigarettes, finding that three of the panel's members had conflicts of interests. U.S. District Court Judge R
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:03
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LORILLARD, et. al. v. FDA, et. al.: MEMORANDUM OPINION (PDF)

the presence of conflicted members on the Committee irrevocably tainted its very composition and its work product. In turn, the Committee's findings and recommendations, including reports such as the Menthol Report, are, at a minimum, suspect, and, at wo
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
added Jul 22, 2014 15:16
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Court Ruling on FDA’s Tobacco Advisory Committee Is Misguided and Must Be Appealed

Justice Department should immediately appeal today’s misguided ruling by a federal judge that concluded three members of the FDA’s Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) had conflicts of interest – or just the appearance of conflicts of in
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 22, 2014 14:55
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[Europe] Poland to challenge EU menthol cigarette ban

Poland is appealing to the European Court of Justice this week against EU legislation that will see menthol and other flavoured tobacco products banned by 2016.
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:30
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[Australia] Cigarettes: roll your own vs factory-made

Unfortunately for the (usually poorer) people who tend to smoke rollies, they are both less natural and more harmful. In factory-made cigarettes, the additives make up about half-a-per cent of the dry weight of the tobacco. But in the rollies, the additi
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 22, 2014 12:45
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UPDATE 2-US judge tosses FDA panel report on menthol cigarettes

Richard Leon ordered the FDA reconstitute the committee and barred the agency from using the panel's findings...Leon has sided with the tobacco companies in the past. In February 2012, he struck down the FDA's requirement that cigarette packaging carry la
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2014 11:45
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Poland to appeal against EU ban on flavoured tobacco

Menthol cigarettes, which account for 20% of sales, should be considered a traditional product, says deputy prime minister / Poland is to appeal to the European court of justice over an EU ban on flavoured tobacco products, saying it will be unfairly aff
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 22, 2014 06:54
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Judge says FDA can't use advisory panel's 2011 report on menthol cigarettes, citing conflicts

While the agency has since conducted an independent review on the public health impact of menthol cigarettes, the ruling could hinder the FDA's ability to defend any future regulation of the minty smokes. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon in Washin
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Jul 21, 2014 23:21
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Lorillard Wins Ruling on Tobacco Panel Conflicts

Lorillard Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. (RAI) won a court ruling that members of a U.S. advisory board on tobacco had conflicts of interest, leading the judge to order the panel reconstituted and to bar use of its report on menthol ...Leon said
Bloomberg News
added Jul 21, 2014 20:32
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