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[Massachusetts] FDA: cigarette of the future could be non-addictive

Mitch Zeller, the director for the FDA Center for Tobacco Products, sat down for an interview Monday to discuss efforts to help people stop smoking and to keep kids from starting in the first place. Here’s a run-down of some of the things on his agenda,
Boston (MA) Globe
added Nov 8, 2013 20:48
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Trying to quit smoking just got a little easier

Now, the FDA has seen the light and will remove the time limits and the rules about cheating. With its announcement on Monday, the bureau recognized that anything that helps people to quit should be encouraged, not forbidden. Unlike many FDA moves, thi
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 5, 2013 14:47
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[Massachusetts] Lorillard Appeals Cigarette-Sample Ruling

Arguments to Supreme Judicial Court start Dec. 3
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 27, 2012 13:10
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[Massachusetts] DeflateGate: NFL Hired Same Research Firm That Denied Secondhand Smoke Causes Cancer

Los Angeles Times...alleges that Exponent is a “hired gun” called upon by major corporations to “weather messy disputes.”... Does this article change the way you feel about Ted Wells’ findings?
WBZT.com
added May 7, 2015 12:47
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[Massachusetts] Vaping business advocates product to quit cigarettes

Like the nicotine patch before it, vaping advocates say it provides a safer way to place nicotine into the bloodstream, and is fast becoming the way for smokers to quit. "It simulates smoking," said Si Caponette, co-owner of City Vapor and E-Cig in Kelle
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Nov 25, 2013 12:44
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco firms, regulators take notice of e-cigarettes

As e-cigarette use climbs across the country, big tobacco and government regulators have taken notice. In 2012, Lorillard Inc., the country's third-biggest tobacco company, purchased the e-cigarette brand "blu eCigs" for $135 million. The brand now is s
Wicked Local (MA)
added Aug 27, 2013 11:01
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[Massachusetts] Mass. high court partially overturns landmark tobacco case award

The Supreme Judicial Court upheld the award of compensatory damages to the woman’s son and her estate, but struck down the award of punitive damages. “We affirm the judgment only in part,” the court said in a unanimous 82-page opinion written by Justic
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 11, 2013 11:47
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[Massachusetts] BREAKING: Healthy Marlboro Smokers Denied Lung Screening By Mass. Jury ($$)

California, Louisiana, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts have explicitly allowed this new type of claim; the latter’s high court ruled in 2010 that medical-monitoring claims can proceed under a tight set of guidelines. U.S. District Judge Denise Casper wil
Law360
added Feb 10, 2016 23:04
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[Massachusetts] PLAINTIFFS’ MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN OPPOSITION TO PHILIP MORRIS’ MOTION IN LIMINE TO EXCLUDE DR. HAMMOND’S TESTIMONY REGARDING FEASIBLE ALTERNATIVE DESIGNS (PDF)

In his report, Dr. Hammond discusses feasible designs which could have reduced smokers’ exposure to carcinogenic tars. Ex. B. They include lower tar cigarettes, e-cigarettes, reduced nicotine cigarettes, and cigarettes with fewer tobacco-specific nitro
Law360
added Aug 14, 2015 11:33
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[Massachusetts] Up in Smoke: THE LAW SCHOOL’S PUBLIC HEALTH ADVOCACY INSTITUTE MOVES CLOSER TO MAKING SMOKING A RELIC OF THE PAST

The rationale for the new litigation arm, Daynard says, is that too many lawyers avoid cases that forge into new territory. “It’s hard to persuade them to do things that haven’t been done before,” he says. The lesson of the tobacco wars, he says, is that
Northeastern School of Law Magazine
added Mar 5, 2015 13:42
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