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[Vermont] State awarded $8.3 million in tobacco lawsuit

sets a precedent prohibiting unsubstantiated health claims. ... an important precedent applicable to many arenas of consumer protection ... the judge’s method for calculating violations perpetrated by a continually published website turns over a new leaf
added Jun 6, 2013 09:10

[Israel] Ministers Ban Tobacco Ads in Newspapers and Internet

The Ministerial Committee on Legislation endorsed, Sunday, amendments to the laws on limiting advertising and marketing tobacco products, which will ban advertising them on the internet and in newspapers.
Arutz Sheva (
added May 27, 2013 12:26

[UK] E-cigarettes primarily used to quit tobacco: study

a new survey finds people who use the devices think of them as a safer alternative to tobacco and a means to break the smoking habit. Researchers from the UK surveyed about 1,400 e-cigarette users on the Internet, 76 percent of whom said they started us
added Apr 5, 2013 11:03

[Illinois] HUBBARD: Too man teens still ignore the hazards of smoking

Knowing that 1 in 5 teens who smoke say they smoke 13 to 15 cigarettes a day, if this photo-aging software can dissuade them from smoking or to reduce their nicotine habit, it may be more effective than lectures on the hazards of smoking.
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 2, 2013 12:40

Should e-cigarette manufacturers take the FDA up on its “challenge”? ($$)

(DHHS) launched a new website, Another page on that website contains a direct attack on e-cigarettes and cites three main reasons why e-cigarettes and similar products should not be used.
Tobacco Journal International
added Mar 16, 2013 13:23

Sixty Thousand Europeans 'Quit Smoking With Barça' and the European Commission

Today, an important benchmark of more than 60,000 smokers across Europe has been reached with the innovative smoking cessation programme, 'Quit Smoking With Barça' ( This programme is a collaborative effort between FC
PR Newswire
added Mar 14, 2013 09:32

Should we let smokers and fat people die? Twitter debate surging
added Jan 30, 2013 12:00

Will Rogers Institute And Covenant Health Offer Free Stop Smoking App To Help Kick The Habit

Will Rogers Institute has partnered with Covenant Health in Knoxville, Tennessee, to create a smartphone app with tried and true strategies that will help you quit smoking.
PR Newswire
added Jan 23, 2013 18:12

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Whiff of desperation as tobacco lobby loses its puff over packaging

I've never met a smoker who wanted their kids to smoke. Australia moves into 2013 with a record low proportion of both adults and children smoking. We're making smoking history, but lung remains by far our biggest cause of cancer death in men and women,
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 7, 2013 13:54

[China] Staff smoking on bullet train broadcasted on CCTV

However, when the bullet train G801 entered into Wuhan station, netizens spotted a scene that several people went out of the train with cigarettes in hand, one of those even wearing staff badge. Yesterday four video snapshots featuring staff smoking on (cn)
added Dec 30, 2012 16:44
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