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Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Among Nonsmokers — United States, 1988–2014

Continued measures to implement comprehensive smoke-free laws in workplaces and public places, adoption of smoke-free home and vehicle rules, and educational interventions warning about the risks for secondhand smoke exposure can further reduce secondhan
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 7, 2018 06:08
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Juul Labs gave to members of Congress, attorneys general ahead of midterms

Covington & Burling, Empire Consulting Group, InSight Public Affairs, Kountoupes Denham Carr & Reid and the S-3 Group. Here’s another component of the company’s efforts to influence Washington: the Juul Labs Employees PAC doled out nearly $80,000 in camp
Politico
added Dec 7, 2018 15:22
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[Florida] Fla. Justices Stand By Ruling On Expert Testimony Standard

lorida Supreme Court on Thursday denied R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co.’s bids for a do-over of a closely watched October ruling in which it reinstated an $8 million...
Law360
added Dec 8, 2018 20:51
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[Florida] Fla. Justices Stand By Ruling On Expert Testimony Standard ($$)

The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday denied R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Crane Co.’s bids for a do-over of a closely watched October ruling in which it reinstated an $8 million...
Law360
added Dec 7, 2018 19:45
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[New York] As tobacco disappears from shelves, local smokers shrug: 'I'm supposed to be quitting anyway.'

Cigarette packs and vaping tools will come off the shelves at drugstores and some grocery and big-box stores within three months in Erie County. County Health Department officials have pledged to aggressively enforce a law passed Thursday by the County
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 7, 2018 18:38
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[Florida] RJR Smoker's Damages Award Can't Be Reduced, Court Says ($$)

found Wednesday that a trial court erred in reducing a longtime smoker's damages award against R.J. Reynolds by factoring in her own role in developing lung disease, concluding that the state Supreme Court has since determined that damages for intentional
Law360
added Dec 7, 2018 06:01
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Turkey adopts plain packaging law in fight against smoking

Starting in 2019, cigarettes and other tobacco products must be sold in uniform packages with a prominent display of health warnings and only a smaller space for the name of the brand. The logo of the tobacco company or the brand will also be absent on t
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Dec 6, 2018 18:08
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[Europe, Netherlands] Big tobacco court case won’t happen; no grounds for prosecution

The lawsuit against tobacco firms initiated by anti-smoking campaigners and health groups will not go ahead now the appeal court has said there are no grounds for prosecution.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Dec 6, 2018 15:07
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[Europe, Netherlands] Dutch court refuses to order criminal tobacco investigation

A Dutch appeals court on Thursday refused to order public prosecutors to open a criminal investigation of tobacco companies, in a major setback for anti-smoking activists. In a written ruling that upheld an earlier decision by prosecutors not to open an
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 6, 2018 15:06
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[California] Juul Said It Would Disrupt Big Tobacco. They May Join Forces Instead

"Juul is a tobacco company disguised as a tech company," said Christine Chessen, a mother of three who attended the hearing. "I am outraged to have Big Tobacco in our city." The uproar highlights the tension surrounding Juul, which has branded itself
Bloomberg News
added Dec 6, 2018 14:54
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