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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco coys recruit pupils to succeed ageing adult smokers –Report

A National research titled “Big Tobacco: Tiny Targets” has accused tobacco companies of targeting young Nigerians in primary and secondary schools for recruitment into smoking to make them succeed the dwindling number of adult and ageing smokers in Nigeri
Daily Trust (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:33
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Reynolds Balks At NJOY Trustee's Ch. 7 Investigation ($$)

fought back against an investigation by the Chapter 7 trustee for bankrupt e-cigarette maker NJOY Inc., telling a Delaware bankruptcy court it is not a creditor, had next to no relationship with NJOY and has already turned over all requested documents. N
Law360
added Oct 19, 2017 00:19
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5 insights about areas with the highest smoking rates in the u.s.

“It’s like there are two worlds now... Here are five insights from these experts about challenges and strategies for eliminating tobacco-related disparities across the country. For more, watch the full recording of the Warner Series: Tobacco Disparities
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:09
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FDA Actions Regarding Tobacco Manufacturers / Importers Affected by Recent Natural Disasters

The FDA is aware that tobacco manufacturers and importers in the affected areas are dealing with extraordinary circumstances and may need additional time to meet certain requirements. As a result, the FDA is extending the compliance deadlines for the in
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 19, 2017 00:01
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[Florida] Court upholds $35 million verdict in smoker’s death

A South Florida appeals court Wednesday upheld a $35 million verdict — including $25 million in punitive damages — in a lawsuit filed against two cigarette makers over a lung-cancer death. The Miami-Dade County case
Florida Politics
added Oct 18, 2017 22:30
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[UK] Smokers face breath tests before surgery: Patients will have to prove they have quit before being referred for an operation

Under the proposals, which were uncovered by the Health Service Journal, smokers must quit completely and doctors won't just take their word on it. They will be breathalysed to monitor levels of carbon monoxide in blood, to ensure they are telling the tr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 18, 2017 16:31
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[Africa, Nigeria] FG Supports ECOWAS Move to Harmonise Laws on Tobacco Control

The federal government has commended the move by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to harmonise all laws regulating the sales and consumption of tobacco products in the region. To this end, the government declared that it would abid
This Day (ng)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:53
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Australia Classifies E-Cigarettes as Dangerous

tobacco companies are trying to re-position themselves as health advocates against smoking through the introduction of yet another device that maintains nicotine addiction. Australia, at least, is allowing none of this. It has chosen to maintain its ban
National Law Review
added Oct 18, 2017 13:57
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Health Groups Can’t Intervene in Fight Over Tobacco Warning Labels

A federal judge ruled Monday that a group of health organizations cannot intervene in a lawsuit filed by tobacco companies against the [FDA]...Judge Mehta ruled Monday that the health organizations didn’t establish that they would suffer “a legally suffic
Courthouse News
added Oct 18, 2017 03:01
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Tobacco Company Asks Florida Supreme Court To Review Tobacco Suit ($$)

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on Oct. 2 filed a brief asking the Florida Supreme Court to review a lower appellate court’s decision that reinstated a $13.4 million verdict in a tobacco lawsuit, saying the appellate court ruling conflicts with a prior ruling
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 17, 2017 18:18
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