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New surgeon general sworn in by Vice President Pence

Jerome Adams was sworn in as the nation’s 20th surgeon general Tuesday, saying his motto will be “Better health through better partnerships.” That’s something Indiana’s former health commissioner said he learned from Vice President Pence, the man who adm
USA Today
added Sep 6, 2017 15:09
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Florida Appeals Panel Vacates $10 Million Engle Progeny Verdict ($$)

reversed a $10 million judgment awarded to the widow of a man who died from lung cancer because of his addiction to cigarettes after finding that the trial court erred by allowing the U.S. surgeon general’s report on cigarettes into evidence (Philip Morri
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 4, 2017 12:19
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA, INC., and R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, Appellants, v. ROSE POLLARI Appellee (PDF)

Admitting the Reports at trial effectively presented the jury with the opinions and conclusions of numerous extra-judicial experts whom Defendants could not cross-examine.... “Because the battle of experts has become as much a part of a trial as the confl
Amazon CloudFront
added Sep 1, 2017 01:25
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Reverses $13M Smoking Death Verdict

ruling that a lower court erred by allowing several surgeon general's reports on cigarettes into evidence at trial ...agreed with the tobacco companies that the reports were inadmissible hearsay and remanded the case for a new trial of the claims brought
Law360
added Sep 1, 2017 01:20
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FDA unveils plan for major changes to tobacco product regulations

The FDA's proposed changes include an element that could have a major impact on 22nd Century Group Inc., which makes very-low nicotine traditional cigarette products at a plant in Mocksville. The agency said it will conduct a public dialogue about lower
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 28, 2017 20:52
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KLEYKAMP: Objectivity and Evidence in the 2016 Surgeon General’s Report on E-cigarettes

The above concerns highlight serious methodological oversights that greatly restrict the ability of the 2016 SGR to offer an objective review of the best available evidence related to the health effects of nicotine, tobacco, and e-cigarettes. Incomplete o
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 13, 2017 02:59
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LETTER: The surgeon general who raised the alarm on smoking

started this nation’s government — and the rest of the world — on the path to warning the public about the hazards of smoking, limiting advertising for cigarettes, increasing taxes on cigarettes and researching the effects of secondhand smoke. And by the
Washington Post
added Jul 7, 2017 22:05
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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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Americans Report Confusion on Whether E-Cigarette Vapor Harms Children

Although a report from the Surgeon General has determined that the aerosol vapor from e-cigarettes contains harmful chemicals like nicotine, a survey of US adults indicates that some are skeptical or unsure about the risk posed to children exposed to the
The American Journal of Managed Care
added May 29, 2017 16:14
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Lawsuit against HHS over records pertaining to FDA deeming rule

Judicial Watch is seeking records from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Office of the Surgeon General (OSG), regarding the claimed cancer-causing effects of electronic cigarettes as compared
Vaping Post (ch)
added May 16, 2017 13:51
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