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Juul, the vape device teens are getting hooked on, explained

“I don’t recall any fad, legal or illegal, catching on in this way,” says Meg Kenny, the assistant head of school at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, Vermont, who has worked in education for 20 years. Students at her school are Juuling in bathroom
Vox Media
added May 2, 2018 18:12
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Tobacco Companies Must Put New Warnings on Packaging, Court Says cigarettes

Tobacco companies have been given deadlines to come clean on their cigarette packaging and websites about the health dangers of their products and their efforts to mislead the public about those risks, a new court order says. These new statements must be
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 2, 2018 17:22
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6260 Order #81 - Remand, May 1, 2018

Defendants and the Remedies Parties will not interfere with or impede a user’s ability to print or copy the Website Corrective Statements...will affix to cigarette packaging...an “onsert” containing one of the Corrective Statements
Tobacco On Trial
added May 2, 2018 05:25
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Tobacco Companies Ordered to Place Statements about Products’ Dangers on Websites and Cigarette Packs

This case and the corrective statements are powerful reminders that tobacco’s horrific toll is no accident. It stems directly from the tobacco industry’s deceptive and even illegal practices. As tobacco companies seek to portray themselves as responsible
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 1, 2018 20:20
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Tobacco manufacturers must place corrective statements on websites by June 18

The corporate websites of the Big 3 tobacco manufacturers will be required to have corrective statements posted beginning June 18, according to a federal court order issued Tuesday... The statements are required to be on cigarette packaging onserts by No
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 1, 2018 20:11
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[North Carolina] HISTORY-MAKER: William Cyrus Briggs

he came to town with plans to improve mechanized cigarette manufacturing. During those days, Duke’s American Tobacco Co. was the only company with a machine capable of producing cigarettes, making it difficult for other, smaller firms to compete.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 1, 2018 22:54
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Express Mart Partners with SKUPOS for Tobacco Scan Data Reporting

Express Mart Convenience Stores has selected SKUPOS Inc., a data analytics solutions provider, as its Tobacco Scan Data Reporting Service Provider. The Tobacco Scan Data Reporting program enrollment went live in 77 of Express Mart’s stores in February.
Convenience Store Decisions
added May 1, 2018 04:34
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JUUL Maker Vows to Combat Teen Use of E-Cigarette

Business Insider reported that JUUL Labs earned more than $224 million in retail sales in 2017. It is not clear what percentage of those sales were made to smokers using the product to kick the habit and what percentage were to non-smoking teens and you
MedPage Today
added Apr 28, 2018 15:50
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[New York] A Smoking Robot Ruled the 1939 World’s Fair

Elektro was massive—seven feet tall, 250 pounds—and he was designed to put on a show. Visitors were treated to a 20-minute-long performance during which Elektro would smoke, carry on a conversation—including hurling mild insults—from his 700-word vocabul
The History Channel (A&E Television Networks)
added Apr 28, 2018 00:33
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6257: CONSENT MOTION FOR ENTRY OF THIRD SUPERSEDING CONSENT ORDER IMPLEMENTING THE CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS REMEDY FOR WEBSITES AND ONSERTS, Apr 26, 2018

The parties have reached agreement for the Corrective Statements remedy to begin on dates certain in two media channels—namely, websites and package “onserts”—and respectfully ask the Court to review and, if acceptable, promptly enter the attached (propo
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 26, 2018 19:04
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