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Tobacco Regulation Advocates Get Support from Medical Professional Organizations in Court Filing

The American Thoracic Society led 10 medical professional organizations in filing an amicus brief last week regarding the FDA’s failure to apply pre-market review to new tobacco products. The brief was submitted in support of the American Academy of Ped
Newswise
added Jul 28, 2018 03:18
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[Massachusetts] AG suspects e-cigarette maker JUUL of marketing to minors

“Just when teen cigarette use has hit a record low, ‘juuling’ and vaping have become an epidemic in our schools with products that seem targeted to get young people hooked on nicotine,” Healey said at a news conference Tuesday.
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 28, 2018 02:56
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State Attorneys General Weigh In On Nicotine Levels Of Combusted Cigarettes ($$)

the attorneys general of six states encouraged the agency to apply a nicotine product standard not only to cigarettes but also to other combusted tobacco products; three days later, several of the same officials singled out menthol — the only non-tobacco
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 27, 2018 21:41
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Senators Urge FDA to Get Tough on Flavored Vaping Products

The letter poses a number of pointed questions as to how FDA will seek to curb e-cigarette use in children moving forward and is particularly critical of FDA’s 2017 decision to delay its regulation of e-cigarette products and flavorings from 2018 to 2022
National Law Review
added Jul 27, 2018 21:41
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Florida Jury Sides With Peripheral Vascular Sufferer At Trial With R.J. Reynolds ($$)

Punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. were assessed by a Florida jury at $1,095,000 on July 25, following a two-week phase 1 trial initiated by a 69-year-old smoker suffering from peripheral vascular disease, coronary heart disease and chroni
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 27, 2018 18:05
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[California, Florida] Western Mono Tribe Challenges Tobacco Taxes, Regulations In Complaint ($$)

Efforts by California Attorney General...Becerra to enforce various state laws implementing a tobacco [MSA] on a federally chartered corporation owned by the Big Sandy Rancheria Band of Western Mono Indians were challenged by the tribe in a July 13 compla
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 27, 2018 18:02
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Ending epic debacle, Florida tobacco firms agree to pay $4.3 million sanction

The chief beneficiaries of sanctionable conduct by a pair of Florida plaintiffs' firms, the Wilner Firm and Farah & Farah, will end up being the firms’ co-counsel in a $100 million settlement of federal-court litigation by Florida smokers, under an order
Reuters
added Jul 27, 2018 14:47
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[New York, North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Court should strike HUD's public housing smoking ban

Reasonable people on all sides of the political spectrum understand that improving public health calls for more carrot and a lot less stick. "...The government doesn't have the right to reach into our homes and dictate our personal behaviors and habits,
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Jul 27, 2018 05:35
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[California, New York] Juul users sue e-cigarette maker for causing ‘youth addiction crisis’

Court filings claim that Juul contains more nicotine than combustible cigarettes, is marketed directly to teenagers, and that addiction to the device is disrupting their lives. The latest case was filed in New York in June on behalf of the mother of a
InfoSurHoy.com
added Jul 26, 2018 12:27
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[Australia] Canada: An Update On Plain Packaging For Tobacco Products

It remains to be seen what effect the WTO decision will have on the implementation of tobacco plain packaging. Leaving aside any possible appeal from the decision the scope of further attacks by tobacco companies is becoming limited as a result of this d
Mondaq
added Jul 26, 2018 12:22
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