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JUUL E-cigarettes Gain Popularity Among Youth, But Awareness of Nicotine Presence Remains Low

New Study from Truth Initiative® Raises Concerns over Lack of Education and Regulation of Popular E-cigarette/Vaping Devices
PR Newswire
added Apr 18, 2018 13:35
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[Europe, UK] The price of Brexit

‘Without a home supplied product any tariffs applied to imported goods between the UK and EU as a result of Brexit will see massive cigarette retail price increases for UK consumers, leading to volume declines of as much as 21 percent by 2021,’ said Glob
Tobacco Reporter
added Apr 20, 2018 00:06
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[New York] VIDEO: CITY HOOKAH LOUNGES FACING NEW REG­U­LA­TIONS

bars and restaurants won't be issued a hookah permit unless 50 percent of sales come from the smoking products. The minimum age to smoke hookah has been raised from 18 to 21 and stablishments are now required to display signage warning about the dangers
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Apr 19, 2018 18:29
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[Florida] Philip Morris Can't Slash Smoker's Award, 11th Circ. Says ($$)

Eleventh Circuit said Tuesday it wouldn’t slash a $634,201 jury verdict to a Philip Morris smoker who underwent a lung transplant, saying a lower court didn’t err by not reducing the award to reflect a Veterans Affairs discount the hospital received for h
Law360
added Apr 19, 2018 17:44
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‘We have a rich heritage and, we believe, a bright future’: how transnational tobacco companies are using Twitter to oppose policy and shape their public identity

are using Twitter to oppose tobacco control policy and shape their public identity by promoting corporate social responsibility initiatives in violation of [FCTC]. Regulation of the tobacco industry’s global online activities is required.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2018 17:28
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Says $20M Punitive Damages Barred In Engle Case ($$)

appeals court Tuesday to reverse $20 million in punitive damages awarded to a smoker's widower, arguing that state law bars it from being hit with punitive damages it has already incurred in another case for the same acts. In oral arguments, the cigarett
Law360
added Apr 18, 2018 13:42
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Firm Claims It’s Getting Burned By Georgia Tobacco Regs

an unconstitutional restraint of trade. S&M Brands, maker of the Tahoe, Bailey’s and Riverside brand of cigarettes, claimed in its lawsuit that Georgia’s revised Model Escrow Agreement unconstitutionally impairs the company’s contract with its bank, unf
Courthouse News
added Apr 18, 2018 13:38
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 03/28-4/17/2018

04/17/2018...Case was originally scheduled as a motion hearing, but a status conference was held instead. All parties were present. The next status conference date has been set for 4/25/2018 at 9:00 AM in Courtroom 29A before Judge Paul L. Friedman
Tobacco On Trial
added Apr 17, 2018 21:11
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Origins in the USA in the 1980s of the warning that smokeless tobacco is not a safe alternative to cigarettes: a historical, documents-based assessment with implications for comparative warnings on less harmful tobacco/nicotine products

New evidence of oral cancer causation emerged along with a much-publicized case of a teenager dying of oral cancer. Public health concerns also arose over a widespread, successful marketing campaign implying smokeless was a safe alternative to cigarettes.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Apr 17, 2018 20:43
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[France] Sensation seeking moderates television’s cultivation of alcohol and tobacco beliefs: Evidence from a national study of French adolescents

• Positive images of smoking and drinking abound TV. • Cumulative TV exposure relates to adolescents’ positive views of alcohol/tobacco. • This cultivation effect is strongest amongst adolescents high in sensation-seeking. • Positive drinking/smoking
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Apr 17, 2018 19:57
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