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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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‘We have a rich heritage and, we believe, a bright future’: how transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose policy and shape their public identity

Transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose tobacco control policy and shape their public identity by promoting corporate social responsibility initiatives in violation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Regulation of the tob
Tobacco Control
added Apr 26, 2018 01:36
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BREAKING: Tobacco Cos. Settle Long-Running Health Warning Dispute ($$)

Major tobacco companies and the federal government on Wednesday told a D.C. federal judge they have agreed on language for public health warnings on tobacco product websites and packaging, ordered more than a decade ago to resolve charges of racketeering
Law360
added Apr 25, 2018 20:35
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[North Carolina] Juul Labs agrees to support age-21 restrictions for buying its e-cigs

Juul Labs Inc. needed less than a day to agree to take significant steps to address federal and state regulatory concerns...Officials with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools have said they are aware of students using Juul — which is in the shape of a p
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 25, 2018 16:08
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The FDA Is Cracking Down on 'Juuling' and Youth E-Cigarette Use

As a first step, the FDA on April 6 began “a large-scale, undercover nationwide blitz” on the illegal sale of e-cigarettes to minors, online and in stores. The agency discovered numerous violations of tobacco law through the blitz, according to the annou
TIME Magazine
added Apr 25, 2018 15:56
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[Connecticut] "21+ Reasons Why" Showcases Support for Tobacco 21

Today, a new online exhibition, "21+ Reasons Why," launched showcasing the many reasons why Connecticut parents, students, and concerned citizens support increasing Connecticut's tobacco sale age to 21.
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:37
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How Much Are You 'Smoking' by Breathing Urban Air?

Have you ever wondered how many cigarettes you’re passively smoking while walking through the streets of a polluted, smog-infused city? No? Well, a pair of digital developers just invented an app that will definitely (and accurately) answer that questio
CityLab (The Atlantic)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:12
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FDA tightens marketing standards for top-selling Juul e-cig, cites eBay sales to youths

Although the four steps announced by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb in a new youth tobacco prevention plan apply to other e-cigs, the focus clearly was on Juul. "It’s imperative that we make sure children and teenagers aren’t getting hooked on more nov
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 24, 2018 19:40
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