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[Canada] And B.C. rules the other way ....

So where do they all go from here? If B.C. is successful in engaging the Supreme Court in a review - and loses - will that put the New Brunswick case under a shadow? As it turns out, there is a good chance of a harmonious whole to the appraoch by the pr
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Feb 16, 2017 16:54
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[Kentucky] Senate moves to snuff out smoking in schools

Public schools across Kentucky would have to go smoke free by next schoolyear under legislation the state Senate passed by a 25-8-2 vote Wednesday. Senate Bill 78, dubbed tobacco-free schools bill, would outlaw the use of all tobacco products, including
Floyd County (KY) Times
added Feb 16, 2017 15:20
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[Asia] Imperial Tobacco Follows the Well Trodden Path to China

The joint venture is called Global Horizon Ventures Limited (GHVL) and will be based in Hong Kong. Imperial Brands (IB) will work with the CNTC subsidiary Yunnan Tobacco, which accounts for over one-fifth of the Chinese market, which, at approaching 500
Euromonitor International
added Feb 16, 2017 15:13
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EXTRAS ON EXCISE: SMOKE ‘EM IF YOU GOT ‘EM; CALIFORNIA’S TOBACCO TAXES SET TO SKYROCKET IN 2017

expanded definition of “tobacco products,” which will also become effective on April 1. The new definition specifically lists electronic cigarettes as tobacco products, meaning e-cigarettes will be subject to tobacco excise taxes for the first time under
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Feb 16, 2017 01:05
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How anti-smoking ads went from ‘just say no’ to ‘damn the man’

During Sunday’s Grammys, two public service ads made a jarring argument for quitting smoking: Essentially, that Big Tobacco hates black people...framing quitting smoking as an act of resistance against The Man is more effective than trying to make the ar
Fusion
added Feb 16, 2017 00:58
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[Thailand] Philip Morris Facing More Thai Tax Evasion Charges ($$)

announced a widening Tuesday of the government of Thailand’s long-running criminal investigation seeking billions of dollars in potential penalties based on allegations the company deliberately shorted cigarette import prices to avoid full taxation.
Law360
added Feb 16, 2017 00:57
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[California] New evidence that e-cigarettes may harm your heart

found that 23 study participants who were habitual users of e-cigarettes were more likely to have signs of two heart risk factors than 19 other participants who did not use e-cigarettes. The risk factors were oxidative stress, which hampers the body’s ab
University of California, Berkeley
added Feb 16, 2017 00:27
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Use of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Among Adolescents: Status of the Evidence and Public Health Recommendations [FREE FULL TEXT]

Many medical and health-related organizations have produced position statements concerning ENDS use, including among adolescents. This article summarizes the advantages and disadvantages of using ENDS espoused in these position statements, especially as t
Pediatric Annals
added Feb 16, 2017 00:26
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[Florida] Mistrial In Cuban Immigrant's Cancer Claim Against Philip Morris, After Prospective Juror Shares News of $20M Award in Similar Case

because a prospective juror shared information during voir dire about a prior $20 million award in a similar case. Martin v. Philip Morris, et al., 07-34267-CA. Judge Jose Rodriguez, of Florida’s 11th Judicial Circuit, granted the tobacco giant’s motio
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:55
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CIGAR ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, et al. v FDA: PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT, Feb 13, 2017

Plaintiffs request that the Court grant their motion for summary judgment on all claims and: (1) vacate and set aside the Deeming Rule; (2) vacate and set aside the User Fee Rule; (3) declare that the User Fee Rule violates the Fifth Amendment; (4) declar
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 15, 2017 17:29
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