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[Florida] BUSH V. R.J. REYNOLDS LIVE Trial 07/11/18 –

In this tobacco litigation, plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker concealed the dangers of smoking, leading to addiction and disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 11, 2018 18:58
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[Europe] Smoke-free alternatives to cigarettes

Dr Moira Gilchrist, Vice President of Scientific and Public Communications at PMI Science, discusses how technology is enabling a shift in the tobacco and nicotine market towards a future in which cigarettes are replaced by smoke-free alternatives.
SciTech Europa (uk)
added Jul 11, 2018 14:05
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AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS, et al., v. FDA: MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT (PDF)

But the new policy announced in the Guidance allows whole classes of the very products that are creating and sustaining this epidemic to remain on the market for years without the public-health review mandated by Congress. This Court should vacate the
Keller and Heckman LLP
added Aug 3, 2018 17:52
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Request for Comments Concerning Proposed Modification of Action Pursuant to Section 301: China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation (PDF)

In light of China’s decision to respond to the investigation by imposing duties on U.S. goods.....Cigars, cheroots and cigarillos containing tobacco, each valued less than 15 cents... Cigarettes containing tobacco and clove / Cigarettes containing tobacc
Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Jul 11, 2018 19:53
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Wave Of FDA Suits Awaits If Kavanaugh Helps Trim Chevron

shines a spotlight on his distaste for so-called Chevron deference, which requires courts to accept reasonable agency interpretations of ambiguous federal laws. The issue is particularly salient in the context of FDA policy decisions, which often involve
Law360
added Jul 11, 2018 19:00
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As Juul Flies High With New Funding, Vapes Become a Target

But threats abound. After some success overseas, Philip Morris International Inc. is seeking approval to sell a vape product in the U.S., which would likely come with an overwhelming marketing budget. Meanwhile, officials and the public are waking up to
Bloomberg News
added Jul 11, 2018 14:11
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[California] AUDIO: Is Silicon Valley Willing To Invest In E-Cigarettes?04:08

investors — who typically flock to burgeoning tech firms like JUUL — are questioning the ethics of dumping billions into an industry criticized for posing health risks and turning nonsmoking teens into customers. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Th
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Jul 11, 2018 14:02
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KOH/GELLER: The Philip Morris International–Funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

PMI has unique power...It can set a target date to cease production of cigarettes...and promote full implementation of all FCTC policies. Short of that, the new foundation only diverts attention from evidence-based global tobacco control efforts that are
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jul 11, 2018 02:08
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Vape start-up Juul raises $650m at $15bn valuation

Juul Labs, the San Francisco-based ecigarette company, has closed on the first $650m of a $1.25bn funding round, new regulatory filings show.  The equity fundraising, led by New York-based hedge fund and venture investor Tiger Global, values Juul at $15
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 10, 2018 18:39
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[Minnesota] Condo building in St. Paul voted to go smoke-free. Then smokers got on the board

At Gallery Tower, the nearly 40-year-old building where Tentinger lives, the failed smoking ban remains a point of contention. It has spawned rumors that the board election was rigged, spurred tense interactions at board meetings and made some residents
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 10, 2018 17:45
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