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[UK] URGENT RECALL Vype e-cigarettes sold at Sainsbury’s recalled over fears they could catch fire

VYPE e-cigarettes sold at Sainsbury's have been recalled over fears they could catch fire. The safety notice was issued after "a small number of consumers" reported having problems with their Vype eTank Pro devices and brought it to the manufacturer's a
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:38
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Are you smoking? Automatic alert system helping people keep away from cigarettes

we describe the development of a novel smoking cessation system that combines motion detection and an Android software application to monitor smoking in real-time. In this system, a personalized smoking cessation plan will be created based on the goal of
Science Direct
added Aug 2, 2018 15:02
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Impact of the WHO FCTC on non-cigarette tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Future work should address the deep-rooted social acceptance of NCTP, the laxity in their control, their exclusion from regulations in some countries and the failure to subject them to increased taxation. Control measures should also specifically target t
Tobacco Control
added Jul 31, 2018 22:36
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Productivity burden of smoking in Australia: a life table modelling study [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study highlights the potential health and productivity gains that may be achieved from further tobacco control measures in Australia via application of PALYs, which are a novel, and readily estimable, measure of the impact of health and health risk
Tobacco Control
added Jul 31, 2018 22:33
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United States Supreme Court Decides South Dakota V. Wayfair, Overrules Decades Of Precedent For Taxation Of Remote Sales And Imposes New Responsibilities For Internet And Other Remote Sellers Of Tobacco Products

means that remote sellers could be required to collect and remit taxes for sales, even if they do not have a physical presence in the consumer’s state. Although the decision in Wayfair dealt only with sales taxes, it seems that the Court’s rationale could
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jul 31, 2018 21:53
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Deeming Regulations Litigation Update–U.S. District Court For The District Of Columbia Expected Forum For Three Appointments Clause Challenges

The FDA has advanced in its “procedural maneuvering” in three constitutional challenges to the Deeming Regulations. The challenges – premised on the First Amendment and on the Appointments Clause – were filed by vapor-industry plaintiffs represented by t
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Jul 31, 2018 21:50
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[Florida] Jury Awards $4.6M to Smoker After Finding RJR Liable for His Heart, Vascular Diseases

A state court jury awarded $4.62 million last week to a Florida smoker who claims R.J. Reynolds is responsible for a decades-long nicotine addiction that caused his heart and vascular diseases. Bush v. R.J. Reynolds, 2007CA003083.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:36
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Income disparities in smoking cessation and the diffusion of smoke-free homes among U.S. smokers: Results from two longitudinal surveys

PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:23
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[Florida] Jury Punishes RJ Reynolds For $300K Over Smoker's Death ($$)

the company was found partially responsible for a smoker’s fatal lung cancer, a fraction of the $18 million counsel for the man’s son had asked the jury to award. On Monday morning, Alex Alvarez of The Alvarez Law Firm, representing plaintiff Phil J. Mar
Law360
added Jul 31, 2018 07:45
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Public Housing Goes Smoke-Free, Protecting Vulnerable Children and Families

As this rule is implemented, it is critical that public housing residents be provided assistance in quitting smoking, including the medication and counseling that can help them succeed. Among other resources, smokers trying to quit can call 1-800-QUIT-NO
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 31, 2018 07:45
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