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Florida Appeals Panel Vacates $10.5 Million In Tobacco Suit ($$)

found that the U.S. Surgeon’s report was hearsay and should not have been admitted to evidence and remanded the suit to the trial court for a new trial (R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al. v. John McCoy, No. 4D16-259, Fla. App. 4th Dist.).
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2017 15:03
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SATEL: What the New Surgeon General Should Do About E-Cigarettes

Some reviewers of the 2016 report were so disaffected by the final report, that they took their names off the final product. One was Professor Kenneth Michael Cummings...The good news, Dr. Adams, is that this serious misstep can be reversed in the name o
Forbes
added Sep 20, 2017 22:16
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Trump Nominates Indiana Health Commissioner as Surgeon General

nominated Dr. Jerome M. Adams, the health commissioner for Indiana and a strong advocate of needle exchanges to avoid the spread of disease, to be the surgeon general of the United States.
New York Times
added Jun 30, 2017 15:12
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SIEGEL: What the FDA Gets Wrong About E-Cigarettes

Trump’s nomination of Scott Gottlieb to be the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration is a hopeful sign that the FDA’s illogical tobacco product regulations may soon end. The rules as they stand lump all nicotine-containing products in the
Bloomberg View
added Mar 16, 2017 19:13
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Questions for: ‘Use of E-Cigarettes by Young People Is Major Concern, Surgeon General Declares’

Have you ever vaped or smoked a hookah? Do you know people who do? Watch this short video and then discuss with a classmate what you know about e-cigarettes from a personal, scientific and social standpoint. Questions for Comprehension and Analysis 1.
New York Times
added Dec 14, 2016 16:52
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[Minnesota] CARMONA: Proposed ban on flavored tobacco in Minneapolis is counterproductive

to ban sales of flavored electronic cigarettes in convenience stores is contrary to the principles of good public health policy, ignores scientific evidence and could have the unintended consequence of keeping current smokers smoking — and dying.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 2, 2015 20:42
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Smoking tied to cancer: Jan. 11, 1964

But the release of a report by U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry saying that smoking cigarettes could cause lung cancer is expected to have huge repercussions—so huge that President Lyndon Johnson had ordered that the announcement be delayed until this Sa
HealthCentral.com
added Jan 5, 2015 19:25
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GLANTZ: Nicotine is not caffeine

E-cigarette enthusiasts are now routinely saying that the effects of nicotine are no more bothersome than caffeine (for example, Peter Hajeck and John Britton on BBC). They (and the media quoting them) should read Chapter 5 "Nicotine" of the 2014 Surge
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 8, 2014 04:44
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A Half Century of Avoidable Death: A Global Perspective on Tobacco in America (PDF)

FCTC represents the compiled wisdom of decades of global efforts to reduce tobacco use, and we know it works. Countries that have fully implemented the treaty have seen dramatic success in reducing the toll of tobacco use. Uruguay, for example, saw a five
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 3, 2014 12:26
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A Half Century of Avoidable Death

New Report Offers a Global Perspective on Tobacco in America
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jun 3, 2014 12:19
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