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[Florida] Fla. Justices To Mull Reinstating $8M Mesothelioma Verdict ($$)

high court will review an appeal seeking to reinstate a $8 million verdict against a cigarette company and an industrial manufacturer filed by a man who said he developed mesothelioma due to exposure from cigarette filters and gaskets the companies made 6
Law360
added Jul 14, 2017 22:22
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Philip Morris Products S.A. Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications (MRTPAs)

The FDA filed for scientific review three Modified Risk Tobacco Product Applications (MRTPAs) from Philip Morris Products S.A. (PMP S.A.) for its IQOS system and three types of Heatstick products on May 24, 2017. Due to the large size of these application
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jul 14, 2017 20:56
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[Indiana] Dead at 42, father & husband inspires anti-smoking campaign for African-Americans

His doctors warned him his habit had an impact on his health. Even that didn’t work... Since William’s death, Xavier, 14, and Yulonda have been sharing that message with other African-Americans as part of the Indiana Black Expo’s “Matters of the Heart” ca
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jul 14, 2017 11:22
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Smoking cessation in severe mental ill health: what works? an updated systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Bupropion and varenicline, which have been shown to be effective in the general population, also work for people with severe mental ill health and their use in patients with stable psychiatric conditions. Despite good evidence for the effectiveness of sm
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 11:16
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[Poland] Furore over tobacco harm-reduction efforts

(PMI) in its presentation at the Forum noted: ...“The recognition that people will continue to smoke has led many public health authorities to the conclusion that developing tobacco products that have a reduced risk of causing disease is a crucial element
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jul 14, 2017 09:38
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[Philippines] Japan Tobacco's Nice Try

biting off most of the Philippines' Mighty Corp.The deal is a smart one, but Mighty alone won't be enough to help the Japanese firm stand its ground as the world's tobacco companies converge.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 14, 2017 09:38
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[Australia] EDITORIAL: Take a stand against big tobacco's e-cigarette push

Phillip Morris stands accused of "astroturfing" – that is, trying to create the illusion of a grassroots movement...The health impacts of basting the lungs in nicotine, flavour chemicals and the liquid propylene glycol used to vapourise them are simply n
The Age (au)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:40
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[California] Tobacco industry gathers signatures to overturn SF’s menthol ban

The draft title of a proposed measure, “Referenda: Repeal of Ordinance Banning the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products” was filed...by law firm Nielsen Merksamer, which counts Altria Client Services Inc., formerly Philip Morris, among its clients. “They a
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jul 14, 2017 22:10
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A new CDC report could reignite the debate over Hollywood's influence on teen tobacco use

Shifts in the way we consume tobacco are keeping the habit alive onscreen and raising concerns over public health — especially for teens The CDC cast a wide net for how it defines tobacco use in its July 7 report, counting any incidents that feature ciga
Vox Media
added Jul 14, 2017 03:40
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[Indonesia] 'Smoking baby' kicked habit but battle rage on Jewel Topsfield

These are photos of Ardi Rizal, the Indonesian toddler ...I took the photos... But now health experts are alarmed that a controversial bill before parliament aimed at increasing cigarette production will roll back regulations discouraging smoking in Indo
Nambucca (NSW) Guardian (au)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:38
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