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[Florida] Widower Says Court Should Have Let Him Fix Engle Suit Error ($$)

A smoker's widower urged the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday to review an appeal's court's finding that he cannot amend and pursue an Engle progeny lawsuit mistakenly filed in his wife's name after she had already died, saying it directly conflicts with
Law360
added May 16, 2018 20:38
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PUBLIC HEALTH STOPPING TOBACCO ORGANIZATIONS AND PRODUCTS (STOP) / TOBACCO WATCHDOG WILL PROVIDE INDUSTRY MONITORING AND AWARENESS OVERVIEW

With an initial $20 million investment, STOP will support the creation of a robust global monitoring system that complements existing efforts in identifying industry deception. The tobacco industry watchdog will deliver regular reports detailing industry
Bloomberg Philanthropies
added May 16, 2018 19:07
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Examining perceptions about IQOS heated tobacco product: consumer studies in Japan and Switzerland [FREE FULL TEXT]

IQOS was marketed as a sophisticated, high tech and aspirational product. Because youth and young adults are more interested in such product positioning, this approach raises some concern about youth appeal. This research shows cultural factors appeared t
Tobacco Control
added May 16, 2018 15:57
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FDA Cigar Warnings Don't Violate 1st Amendment, Judge Says ($$)

since they’re aimed at informing the public of health risks in a suit brought by advocacy groups representing smokers and industry against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta said that the agency’s rule increasing the s
Law360
added May 16, 2018 04:53
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al., Plaintiffs, v. U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, et al., Defendants. (PDF)

1. The Deeming Rule’s health warning requirements comport with the TCA and the APA (Count VI) and do not violate the First Amendment (Count VII). 2. The User Fee Rule (Counts II and III) is upheld in its entirety. 3. The process by which the agency des
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
added May 16, 2018 04:37
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6261: JOINT STATUS REPORT REGARDING RETAIL POINT-OF-SALE DISPLAYS

POS is the last remaining issue that the Court has not resolved...the parties propose that they, and retailer trade associations that wish to do so, be permitted to file supplemental briefs on this issue, and further propose that the Court schedule argum
Tobacco On Trial
added May 16, 2018 03:53
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Regulation of Flavors in Tobacco Products: A Proposed Rule by the Food and Drug Administration on 03/21/2018

this ANPRM is seeking comments, data, research results, or other information about, among other things, how flavors attract youth to initiate tobacco product use and about whether and how certain flavors may help adult cigarette smokers reduce cigarette
Federal Register
added May 16, 2018 03:18
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More Americans are trying e-cigarettes - but fewer are taking it up as a long-term habit, new figures show

Adults who said they have tried vaping at least once reached just over 15 percent in 2016, versus 12.6 percent in 2014. That means an estimated 33 million...Bao warns it could mean more non-smokers may be exposing themselves to nicotine, while fewer smoke
AP - Associated Press
added May 15, 2018 22:01
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D.C. COURT RULES IN FAVOR OF FDA IN CIGAR REGULATION LAWSUIT

U.S. District Court Judge Amit P. Mehta ruled in favor the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in almost all parts of the lawsuit: upholding the core fo the rule itself, the requirements for warning labels and the payment of user fees. His decision was
HalfWheel
added May 15, 2018 20:03
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The Child Labor in Zimbabwe’s Tobacco Fields

HRW researcher Margaret Wurth tells The Nation that “if authorities want tobacco to be central to the economy, to be a pillar of the country’s economic recovery, they need to make sure that the workers and the small-scale farmers sustaining the industry
The Nation
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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