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FDA attempt at prohibiting menthol flavoring part of long campaign

If the FDA were to be successful in banning menthol, tobacco analysts project a potential surge in demand for smoking-cessation products made by pharmaceutical companies since 30 percent of all adult smokers and more than 40 percent of all youth smokers
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 5, 2016 18:53
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Jury Holds RJ Reynolds Accountable To Florida Widow Whose Husband Died From Nicotine Addiction

returned a verdict of $6 million against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (“RJR”) for Ellen Gray, the wife of Henry Gray, who died at the age of 63 from lung cancer and other smoking-related diseases.
Business Wire
added Feb 6, 2015 16:14
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[Canada] PICARD: It’s time to treat smoking as an addiction

Smoking, Pipe says, is not a habit or a lifestyle choice. It’s an addiction, and: “We have to start offering evidence-based assistance for smoking cessation.” He helped develop the pioneering Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation. The philosophy is simple:
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 27, 2014 12:31
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LANE: Electronic Cigarettes -- Let's Think Before We Inhale

Let's pause and think before we inhale the hype of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). As is the case with conventional cigarettes, e-cigarettes deliver nicotine, an addictive drug. Beyond their addictive quality, the health consequences of e-cigarette
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 26, 2013 21:56
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Beats $10M Claim Over Unfiltered Cigarette Smoker's Lung Cancer Death

Jurors Tuesday absolved R.J. Reynolds of liability for the cancer death of a Florida heavy equipment operator who smoked unfiltered cigarettes for decades. Gamble v. R.J. Reynolds, 2014-CA-003848. Jurors needed less than an hour to conclude Donald Gambl
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 10, 2016 15:53
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reduced-nicotine cigarettes — a promising regulatory pathway

The new evidence that low nicotine products can reduce addictiveness and lead to quitting, all without the unintended consequence of prompting more smoking to compensate for lower nicotine, could be a game changer. The FDA should be jumping on policy opti
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 1, 2015 23:22
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Win Over Jury In Ex-Smoker's $15M Trial ($$)

won a defense jury verdict in a $15 million lawsuit brought by an ex-smoker who lost a lung to cancer, with the Florida jurors finding that nicotine addiction didn't legally cause her disease. The verdict in Vero Beach, Florida, comes after a more than t
Law360
added Jul 30, 2015 19:28
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Reynolds American, Inc. - Annual Report

The Engle Progeny cases have resulted and will continue to result in increased litigation and trial activity and increased product liability defense costs. Outstanding jury verdicts in favor of the Engle Progeny plaintiffs have been entered against RJR To
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Feb 10, 2015 18:08
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[New York] E-cigs may deliver more toxins than smoke, researchers say

Don’t make that nicotine switch just yet. E-cigarette users may be getting higher concentrations of toxins than regular smokers because they inhale deeper and more frequently when they puff, NYU researchers say.
New York Post
added Dec 15, 2013 10:06
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[Canada] SWEANOR/HOUSTON: Rethinking Nicotine: The Role of Public Health Law in Ending an Epidemic

It has the potential to lead to one of the greatest public health breakthroughs in human history by fundamentally changing the forecast of a billion cigarette-caused deaths this century.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:29
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