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[Florida] ADAMSON V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 11/06/17 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant concealed the risks of cigarettes, leading to nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 5, 2017 21:06
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FOLAN: Court-ruled anti-smoking TV ads, won't be effective on millennials and generation Z

Those outlets most popular among young people were not included in the ruling...the anti-smoking message will likely not be heard by a great many of those who need to hear it most... It is a decision that will have life and death consequences.
The Hill
added Nov 5, 2017 18:26
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Philip Morris Avoids Lion's Share of Liability at Trial Over Florida Smoker's Throat Cancer

A state court jury Thursday linked Philip Morris cigarettes to a Florida woman’s laryngeal cancer and her eventual death, but limited its verdict to six figures in medical expenses and found the tobacco company responsible for less than 1/20th of that amo
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 5, 2017 00:46
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Baby's death sparks call for Indonesia to crack down on big tobacco

A young Indonesian couple who believe cigarettes killed their baby son want the country's Government to shut down the nation's powerful tobacco industry. One-month-old Muhammad Hafizh died of pneumonia after breathing in second-hand cigarette smoke at a
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 4, 2017 23:58
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[Florida] Fla. Panels Revives Smoker's Suit Against RJR, Philip Morris ($$)

said Friday that a trial court should not have tossed a smoker's suit against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris, ruling that there's still a question of fact regarding whether the suit was filed on time to be considered an Engle progeny suit. Florida's Fif
Law360
added Nov 4, 2017 16:47
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FDA To Target Addictive Properties Of Opioids, Cigarettes ($$)

Citing an “addiction crisis” gripping the country, Gottlieb said in remarks at the National Press Club in Washington that the FDA has initiated procedures to enact regulations that would render cigarettes “minimally or nonaddictive.”
Law360
added Nov 4, 2017 16:46
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[Korea - South] Smoking cigarettes may cause Crohn's disease: Exposure to tobacco causes a reaction that triggers inflammation in the bowel, study finds

South Korean scientists discovered mice who inhaled cigarette smoke showed signs of intestinal inflammation - a sign of Crohn's disease. Cigarette smoking activates specific white blood cells in the lung, which might later move to the colon, triggering
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 4, 2017 16:26
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[UK] VIDEO: R (on the application of Black) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Justice (Respondent)

Supreme Court (UK)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:31
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[UK] R (on the application of Black) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Justice (Respondent)

The Appellant, Mr Black, is a prisoner. He complains that the legal ban on smoking introduced by the Health Act 2006 is not being enforced in common parts of the prison. The Appellant argues that prisoners should have confidential and anonymous access to
Supreme Court (UK)
added Nov 4, 2017 15:30
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[UK-Scotland] Relationship between trying an electronic cigarette and subsequent cigarette experimentation in Scottish adolescents: a cohort study

Young never smokers are more likely to experiment with cigarettes if they have tried an e-cigarette. Causality cannot be inferred, but continued close monitoring of e-cigarette use in young people is warranted.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2017 23:02
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