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Plain Packaging on Tobacco Backfires Within First Year in the UK

In the largest public opinion poll of its kind since plain packaging was introduced, research found that UK citizens are concerned their government has imported a failed policy from Australia1 without fully evaluating the potential negative consequences2
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Jun 1, 2018 05:47
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Smoking down, but tobacco use still a major cause of death, disease -

Fewer people are smoking worldwide, especially women, but only one country in eight is on track... Three million people die prematurely each year due to tobacco use that causes cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and stroke, the world’s leading
Reuters
added May 31, 2018 15:12
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[Asia, China] Organizers want Beijing Games smoke-free

With the smoke-free legacy of the 2008 Beijing Olympics still in mind, the capital wants to cooperate with Tianjin and Hebei province to present a smoke-free Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympic Games in 2022. The Patriotic Health Campaign Committee an
China Daily (cn)
added May 31, 2018 15:12
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[New York] Fed. Law Applies In Native Cig Tax Suit, 2nd Circ. Told ($$)

The government filed its amicus brief on Tuesday to support New York's appeal of a July 2016 decision in which King Mountain Tobacco Co. beat most of the federal claims that...
Law360
added May 30, 2018 23:37
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FDA's Youth E-Cig Blitz Could Go Much Further ($$)

The plan so far has included actions to curb youth use of the JUUL e-cigarette, manufactured by JUUL Labs Inc., two salvos of warning letters issued to companies purported to be marketing e-liquids to youth and a...
Law360
added May 30, 2018 23:35
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Genetic obesity risk tied to smoking

The findings might indicate that extra body fat influences the likelihood of taking up smoking and how heavily a person smokes, or that the urges to overeat and to smoke may share some genetic origins, the authors note in The BMJ.
Reuters
added May 30, 2018 20:28
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[Florida] Jury Sides With Tobacco Companies, Says Plaintiff Not A Member Of Engle Class ($$)

answered “no” to the question of whether a plaintiff was addicted to smoking and whether smoking was the legal cause of his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema (John Joseph Damiano Jr. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., et al., No. 2011-
Lexis Nexis
added May 30, 2018 20:25
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: If Hong Kong’s tobacco users can’t quit, they must get safer choices

On this year’s World No Tobacco Day...regulators, health professionals, smokers and vapers, as well as manufacturers of smoke-free products, have a real opportunity to be aligned...-- Paul Riley, president, East Asia and Australia, Philip Morris Asia Ltd
South China Morning Post
added May 30, 2018 20:00
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where are kids getting juul?

The most common way youth got JUUL is through physical retail locations...Just over half — 52 percent — reported that they received JUUL from a social source, such as a friend or family member.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 30, 2018 17:32
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[California] Putting Profits Before Kids, R.J. Reynolds Spends Over $11.6 Million in Effort to Overturn San Francisco Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

The huge sums Reynolds is spending in just one city is aimed at sustaining the pipeline of kids the tobacco industry needs to survive. Reynolds is going all-out to fight this law because they know that menthol and other flavors – including candy flavors
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 30, 2018 17:29
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