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OLIVET: Who really won the legal battle between Philip Morris and Uruguay?

although Philip Morris was required to contribute $7m for legal costs, Uruguay will still have to pay a further...the victory’s most useful contribution would be to raise awareness among states of the dangers of signing up to a privatised court system tha
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 28, 2016 18:15

LLOYD: Rated R for Smoking? This lawsuit may not be suitable for freedom-loving Americans.

the case seems to casts today's youth as terminal wimps who'll lose interest in anything illicit enough to merit an R rating—sex, violence, foul language… and now cigarettes. Class action plaintiffs and their lawyers might find that if their suit succeeds
Weekly Standard
added Jul 28, 2016 17:31

FIELDEN: I Learned About the Man I Wanted to Become by Chewing Tobacco for the First Time

Why, oh, why did I do this? The nicotine took hold, as my uncle fanned me with his hat, and I broke out in a cold sweat. Was I metamorphosing into a man? No, not exactly, but afterward, I knew much more about the one I really wanted to be.
Esquire Magazine
added Jul 28, 2016 17:21

SIEGEL: Study Demonstrates Low Health Risks Associated with "Secondhand Vapor" from E-Cigarettes

In spite of these findings, which demonstrate that secondhand vaping is not a significant health threat, Dr. Stan Glantz has nevertheless informed the public that the study provides evidence that "e-cigarettes pollute the air and expose bystanders." Acc
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 28, 2016 16:02

BANZHAF: E-Cigarette Study Portends Lawsuits and Public-Use Bans

A new study showing that e-cigarettes [e-cigs] emit two additional cancer-causing chemicals is likely to lead to law suits and to additional bans...the study shows that when food-safe glycol and glycerin are heated in these devices, they give off the carc
added Jul 28, 2016 14:10

[Virginia] Ask Eli: Banning Smoking in Condos, Part I

There is not any case law in Virginia that establishes smoking as a nuisance, making a successful lawsuit against your neighbor or Association unlikely. Communities that explore a smoking ban should work to find a convenient, safe place for owners and th
added Jul 27, 2016 15:02

[Europe] LEQUENNE: EU has chance to stop illegal tobacco trade

European Commission has been presented with a golden opportunity to strike a blow against the smugglers... The tobacco industry, its suppliers, law enforcement authorities, member states, and the EU should work together to eliminate this illicit trade
added Jul 27, 2016 14:13

MEYER: The FDA Can't Tell the Difference between Eggplants and Tobacco

Siegel submitted a simple question to the FDA: “Are e-cigs that do not contain nicotine (or any other tobacco extracts) also covered by the FDA deeming regulations? If so, will they also require pre-market approval like products that do contain nicotine?”
added Jul 27, 2016 13:50

GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigarettes pollute the air and expose bystanders

Significantly, as Czogala and colleagues note, despite the lower level of nicotine pollution that e-cigarettes produce, people exposed to this air have similar levels of cotinine (a measure of the amount of nicotine taken into their bodies) as people exp
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 26, 2016 18:18

[Asia, China] 25 Percent of Beijing's Tobacco Vendors Fail to Stub Out, Continue Selling Cigarettes Near Schools Illegally

Equally unsettling for parents is how many of those vendors opted not to put up required warning signs about the hazards of smoking, and how many of them sell illegally sell cigarettes to minors. These findings were announced by a panel inspecting polici
The Beijinger (cn)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:25
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