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[UK] Hard-hitting TV advert reveals how cigarettes cause damage to major organs within SECONDS, as experts warn one person is admitted to hospital every minute due to smoking

The campaign also highlights how smoking can lead to elevated levels of cadmium - a metal used in batteries - in the blood, as well as cancer-causing nitrosamines and carbon monoxide. Public Health England (PHE) has released the advert to urge the count
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 29, 2017 23:22
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[Africa, Kenya] Court declines to suspend ban on shisha

Fifteen people, among them smokers, distributors, promoters and manufacturers filed an urgent application at the High Court to protest against the ban. They said the decision by the CS to ban the importation, sale, advertising and even promotion of shis
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 29, 2017 21:26
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[Kentucky] Turning Point Announces New Round of Employee Bonuses Thanks to Tax Reform

’s signing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. “Senator McConnell has personally toured our facility in Louisville and we appreciate his interest in our employees and our business as well as his interest in all Kentucky businesses.”
Business Wire
added Jan 1, 2018 12:08
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[New Mexico] Judge dismisses dozens of complaints against Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co.

A federal judge in Albuquerque dismissed more than two dozen complaints against Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. but allowed others to proceed. Scores of plaintiffs from at least a dozen states sued over “organic” and “additive-free” marketing claims for Natu
Santa Fe (NM) New Mexican
added Dec 29, 2017 23:17
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Surgeon General’s Reports on Tobacco: A Continued Legacy of Unbiased and Rigorous Synthesis of the Scientific Evidence

The author of a recent letter, who declared interests related to the tobacco and electronic cigarette industries, critiqued the objectivity and evidence related to the 2016 US Surgeon General’s Report, E-cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults.1
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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[Asia, China] Court holds hearing for passenger suing railway authority over smoking

A female passenger has sued a local railway authority for allowing passengers to smoke on trains, and a railway transport court held a hearing Wednesday on the case. The Beijing Railway Transport Court held the hearing for a female passenger surnamed Li
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 28, 2017 18:26
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[Africa] Kenya bans 'shisha' water-pipe tobacco smoking

Kenya has banned with immediate effect the smoking of water-pipe tobacco, commonly known as shisha. The country becomes the third in the region, after Tanzania and Rwanda, to impose a ban on shisha smoking in a span of less than two years. Other countr
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Dec 28, 2017 16:57
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[Florida] David Canta and Corazon Canta, Petitioners, vs. Philip Morris USA, Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Respondents: On Petition for Writ of Certiorari from the Circuit Court for Miami-Dade County, Rodolfo A. Ruiz, Judge. (PDF)

the unsuccessful March 2016 motions to disqualify placed the Ferraro Firm on notice that Lima’s former client, PM, claimed Lima had worked on confidential, Engle-related legal issues and strategy. Nonetheless, Lima continued to work on Engle-progeny ca
Amazon CloudFront
added Jan 12, 2018 22:35
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State of Florida v American Tobacco Company, et.al. (PDF)

Reynolds is still obligated to make the payments pursuant to the Florida Agreement unless and until it is able to have Imperial (or some other entity) actually become its true "successor" or true "assign."
Florida Attorney General's Office
added Dec 28, 2017 16:34
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Court Orders Tobacco Company to Honor Florida’s Historic Tobacco Settlement

After the June 2015 sale, RJR stopped making payments on these brands, costing the state an estimated $30 million a year in perpetuity. “Today’s ruling will ensure Florida’s landmark tobacco settlement is honored and our state receives the money it is ow
Florida Attorney General's Office
added Dec 28, 2017 15:39
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