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[UK] Could e-cigarettes be a safer way to take medical marijuana?

E-cigarettes or vaporisers can produce the health boost of cannabis without getting users high, according to new research. Scientists say the battery charged devices may provide an alternative method of administering the drug to relieve pain, while avoi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 26, 2016 14:35
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Pot While Pregnant May Raise Premature Birth Risk: Study

Experts' advice to expectant mothers on marijuana use is same as for alcohol and tobacco: Don't do it
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 25, 2016 16:30
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[California] Public Campaign Against Exxon Has Roots in a 2012 Meeting

dating back to a gathering in La Jolla, a San Diego community, in 2012. That meeting was conceived of by Naomi Oreskes... The participants, including several veterans of the tobacco wars, discussed a turning point in the fight against tobacco: the unearth
New York Times
added May 23, 2016 20:57
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Trump Names 11 SCOTUS Picks, Bypassing Big Law

Presumptive Republican Party presidential nominee Donald Trump’s list for potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees is heavy on federal appellate judges and former clerks for conservative justices and light on big names in politics and private practice.
National Law Journal
added May 21, 2016 01:06
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Can California landlords evict their tenants for smoking legal weed?

A new bill could codify landlords’ existing rights to prohibit smoking marijuana in their properties — regardless of whether the smoker is legally registered to use the drug
The Cannabist
added May 18, 2016 20:05
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JENKINS: Exxon Is Big Tobacco? Tell Me Another

take a look at tobacco stock prices. Yup, all up strongly since the 1998 “master settlement agreement” that 46 states imposed on Big Tobacco ostensibly as punishment for its sins. How was the industry expected to pay $246 billion in alleged Medicaid dama
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 18, 2016 07:14
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[California] Beverage Industry Loses Bid To Halt San Fran Soda Warning ($$)

A California federal judge on Tuesday refused to block a San Francisco ordinance ... have a chilling effect on speech, pointing out that the tobacco industry successfully incorporated...
Law360
added May 18, 2016 16:38
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What the Sandy Hook gun lawsuit can borrow from the Big Tobacco fight

dismissed the comparison to tobacco litigation as "an old and invalid analogy." "Tobacco, when used as intended, causes harm to the user," he said via email. "Firearms, when used as intended, save lives. The lawful commerce in firearms is constitutionally
CNN
added May 13, 2016 18:21
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22nd Century Launches Major New Initiative to Produce Medically-Important Marijuana Cannabinoids

only U.S. firm able to operate freely in the cannabinoid biosynthetic pathway...launching a major new initiative to produce medically important cannabinoids in plants other than cannabis – including tobacco plants.
Business Wire
added May 12, 2016 14:56
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Exxon's Lawyer in Climate Science Probe Has History Helping Big Tobacco and NFL Defend Against Health Claims

Ted Wells, an attorney hired by ExxonMobil to represent the company against accusations it lied about the climate risks of burning fossil fuels, also represented the tobacco industry in the lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice in 1999 under
DeSmogBlog.com (ca)
added May 11, 2016 12:48
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