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[Florida] JONES V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 07/31/17 –

Phyllis Jones claims R.J. Reynolds concealed the dangers of smoking while fueling the nicotine addiction of Demos Jones, leading to his smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 27, 2017 19:59
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Support grows to legalise e-cigarettes in Australia

US study says e-cigarette users more likely to succeed in quitting than non-users / E-cigarette manufacturers have not submitted product for TGA testing to prove it is safe
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 27, 2017 19:57
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[Japan] Political bickering puts bill to address passive smoking in limbo

"We were unable to hold sufficient scientific evidence-based discussions," health minister Yasuhisa Shiozaki, a lawmaker from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and a key proponent of tackling passive smoking, said shortly after the 150-day Diet session
Japan Today
added Jul 27, 2017 15:35
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[Asia, China] Two years after smoking ban begins, Beijing has fewer smokers: white paper

Beijing had fewer smokers in 2016, the second year of the city's smoking ban, according to a white paper issued Wednesday. The rate of smokers aged 15 years old and above in 2016 was 22.3 percent, 1.1 percentage points lower than 2014, amounting to 200,0
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 27, 2017 15:30
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E-cigarette use and associated changes in population smoking cessation: evidence from US current population surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

The substantial increase in e-cigarette use among US adult smokers was associated with a statistically significant increase in the smoking cessation rate at the population level. These findings need to be weighed carefully in regulatory policy making rega
British Medical Journal
added Jul 27, 2017 15:28
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[UK] Retailers report sales slump following plain packaging legislation

While the eradication of branded packets has made distributing cigarettes to customers more confusing and labour-intensive, the most damaging aspect of the new legislation has been banning packets of 10. Owner of Tara’s News in Buckinghamshire, Raaj Cha
Asian Trader (uk)
added Jul 27, 2017 15:22
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Philip Morris Cleared at Trial Over Florida Railroad Worker's Fatal Cancer

deliberated for about 90 minutes before concluding nicotine addiction was not the legal cause of Don Pearson's death. The finding excludes Pearson's family from a class of plaintiffs potentially entitled to damages for a tobacco industry scheme to hide th
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 26, 2017 23:29
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[California] More E-Cigarettes, Fewer Tobacco Smokers?

After stalling for 15 years, the U.S. quit-smoking rate rose to nearly 6 percent in 2014-2015, up from less than 5 percent in prior years, according to national survey data. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine beli
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 26, 2017 23:28
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[North Carolina] Reynolds American now entirely owned by British American Tobacco

With the $54.5 billion sale of Reynolds American, the city will lose one of its three Fortune 500 companies.... “This is a transformational deal,” BAT Chief Executive Nicandro Durante said in a statement. “We will take the best of the best from both busin
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2017 19:13
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[North Carolina] Reynolds cigarette sales continue to outperform rivals; California tax increase having impact

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. again outperformed its manufacturing rivals in traditional and electronic cigarette performance during the latest four-week measuring period by Nielsen that ended July 15. However, it is becoming clearer that the $2-per-pack in
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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