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EDITORIAL: The tobacco industry's deadly distortions of history [FREE FULL TEXT]

as Callard's study shows, the industry still employs historians to whitewash the history of the tobacco industry in the courtroom....As the industry brings new tobacco and nicotine products to market in its efforts to ensnare yet another generation of you
Tobacco Control
added Aug 19, 2016 20:15

SULLUM: FDA Says Nicotine-Free E-Liquids Are Tobacco Products in 'Certain Circumstances'

Manufacturers will have to guess which circumstances those are, because the FDA won't say... The FDA's position is that Nicopure can't challenge the potential regulation of its nicotine-free e-liquids because it does not know whether they will actually b
Reason Magazine
added Aug 19, 2016 20:07

The White House Saved Flavors, But for How Long?

“I suspect a determination was made—possibly in consultation with the Department of Justice or White House counsel—that the litigation risk for that was too high,” he says...Stier and others have cautioned not to break out the bubbly just yet.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 19, 2016 18:41
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[Asia, India] OMICS Publishing Group

OMICS Publishing Group is a publisher of open access journals that is widely regarded as predatory... In April 2013, OMICS received a cease-and-desist letter from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) after a complaint filed by
added Aug 19, 2016 18:13

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes For Mom's Lung Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

The daughter of a woman who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury on Thursday to find R.J. Reynolds liable for her death, saying the tobacco company hid the dangers of smoking from her until she was hopelessly addicted. During opening arguments in Del
added Aug 19, 2016 17:54

Tobacco lawsuit: Judge approves reimbursements in Arkansas case

Reimbursements for consumers who bought Marlboro Lights cigarettes in Arkansas over a 32-year period have been approved as part of a $45 million lawsuit settlement. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that a judge granted preliminary approval for those
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 19, 2016 10:39

EDITORIAL: Smoke And Money: Arkansas consumers may collect from class-action suit

So, the company pays to make this all go away. The lawyers get their share, and expenses are taken out. And the folks who are supposed to benefit—along, we suspect, with quite a few who aren't—get the leftovers. Ain't justice grand?
Texarkana (TX) Gazette
added Aug 19, 2016 10:37

[Florida] RJ Reynolds Prevails In $3M Heart Disease Engle Trial ($$)

jury on Thursday found R.J. Reynolds not liable in a $3 million trial over a longtime smoker's coronary heart disease, finding that the smoker either wasn't addicted to cigarettes or that the addiction didn't cause his ailment. The verdict followed a wee
added Aug 18, 2016 19:52

[Washington] Feds Rip Tribal Cig Co.'s Bid To Block $6.4M Over Discovery ($$)

government continued to press a Washington federal judge on Tuesday to make Native American-owned King Mountain Tobacco Co. Inc. cough up more than $6.4 million in payments under the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act, blasting the company's arguments
added Aug 18, 2016 19:15

[South Dakota] SD Inks Tax Collection Deals With Three Tribes ($$)

South Dakota has finalized tax agreements with three tribes under which the state’s revenue department will collect sales, use and excise taxes on the tribes' behalf to enforce tax laws
added Aug 18, 2016 19:11
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