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Kids Who Vape Face Toxin Dangers, Study Finds

Teenagers who use e-cigarettes expose themselves to cancer-causing toxins, particularly if they choose fruit-flavored products... Teens who used e-cigarettes had up to three times greater amounts of the toxins in their urine than teens who never vape, th
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 5, 2018 15:46

[New Zealand] Tobacco giant Philip Morris in court over 'HEETS'

The company was originally charged with importing and selling a product called HEETS, which heats tobacco sticks, rather than burning them. However, one of the charges brought by the Ministry of Health has been dropped, and the judge-alone trial in the
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:16

[Egypt, Mid-east] Arab Countries Considering Broad Ban on Smoking

The Council of Arab Ministers of Health called on Thursday for banning smoking in all its forms in public and closed places, and prohibiting advertising and promotion of tobacco, its products and derivatives. The council decided to present its resolutio
Asharq Al-Awsat (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:06

[Colorado] DIA officially becomes a smoke-free airport as it bids farewell to last smoking lounge

The Smokin’ Bear Lodge Smoking Lounge, located on Concourse C, will close its doors for the last time at 9 p.m., a move that’s being celebrated by the Colorado Tobacco Free Alliance. “The closure of this last DIA smoking lounge marks the successful concl
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Mar 5, 2018 15:03
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[UK-Scotland] Call to stop £3m MSP pension fund investments in weapons, tobacco and dirty fuel after poll

MSPs are to be urged to stop their pension fund investing in weapons, tobacco and dirty fuels after it emerged three in four Scots say they should not be able to. The research has come as campaigners make new moves to ditch investments in companies that
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:01

[Europe, UK-Scotland] Brexit opens up threat of tobacco industry lobbying, charity warns

BREXIT risks leaving Scotland more vulnerable to the threat of tobacco industry lobbying, it has been warned. ASH Scotland – a charity which aims to combat the harm caused by smoking – said global tobacco giants could exploit economic arguments to gain i
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:00

ARCHIVE: Tobacco Row

Is there any connection between $60,000 worth of tobacco ads in the December issue of Brill’s Content and a six-page article in the same issue that bashes the media for overstating the link between secondhand smoke and lung cancer? Absolutely not, says
Village Voice
added Mar 5, 2018 14:56

[New York] Groups, States Back NY In $247M UPS Cigarette Penalty Row ($$)

A host of states and anti-tobacco groups have thrown their support behind the state and city of New York’s bid Wednesday for the Second Circuit to affirm a $247 million penalty against United Parcel Service Inc. for helping to move untaxed cigarettes fro
added Mar 3, 2018 18:47

New York State Asks Appeals Court To Uphold $247M Tobacco Verdict ($$)

New York state on Feb. 21 urged an appellate panel to uphold a federal judge’s $247 million verdict against the United Parcel Service (UPS), saying UPS had plenty of notice of the kind of damages the plaintiffs were seeking (The State of New York, et al.
Lexis Nexis
added Mar 3, 2018 18:47

[Florida] Jury Awards $0 to Smoker's Widow, Despite Linking RJR Cigarettes to Smoker's Cancer Death

found R.J. Reynolds cigarettes caused the lung cancer that killed a Florida smoker, but cleared Reynolds of financial liability in the case. Mobley v. R.J. Reynolds...attributed 95% of responsibility for the fatal cancer to Mobley himself and awarded no
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:47
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