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[Australia] Indonesia's 'smoking baby' kicked his habit but the battle against tobacco rages on

Diana also tells us of her struggle to get Aldi to quit in the middle of a fishing village where smoking is ubiquitous and villagers would give him money to buy cigarettes because he was "cute and funny".... But now health experts are alarmed that a contr
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 17, 2017 14:53
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[Florida] Mistrial in Cancer Case Against Philip Morris After Jury Deadlocks on Damages

After one juror rejected a purported verdict and the jury later announced themselves hopelessly deadlocked on damage questions, a state court judge Thursday declared a mistrial over Philip Morris’ alleged role in the cancer death of a Florida smoker. Fre
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 16, 2017 22:04
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[North Carolina] Reynolds' final selling price rises to $54.5 billion

British American Tobacco Plc and Reynolds American Inc. have set simultaneous shareholder votes on BAT’s bid to buy the portion of Reynolds it doesn’t already own: July 19 at 2 p.m. in London and 9 a.m. in Winston-Salem. #Generic_Reynolds_American Buy N
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 16, 2017 21:58
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[New York] Convenience Store Crackdown: Sheriffs Bust City Bodega Clerks Peddling Contraband

Deputies with the New York City Sheriff’s Office are out in force ... looking for hiding spots that often conceal tens of thousands of dollars in contraband. “The city is losing out on millions in untaxed cigarettes,” one officer said.
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Jun 16, 2017 21:43
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[Finland] Research: Foetus absorbs mother's alcohol, nicotine intake in just two hours

Thesis research at the University of Eastern Finland has revealed that ethanol and nicotine can easily traverse the placenta from a mother to her unborn baby.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jun 16, 2017 17:27
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[France, UK] Children exposed to second-hand smoke are more likely to develop arthritis as adults, groundbreaking study claims

French medical experts reported there is a 79 percent increase in the hazard ratio for children exposed to passive smoking. This is the first study to suggest there is a connection between the painful condition and early exposure to second-hand smoke.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 16, 2017 17:09
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[Asia, Israel] TAXES ON IQOS CIGARETTES TO BE EQUALIZED

it would equalize the taxes on the new Philip Morris product to those on the Dubek company’s...in response to a plea by the Dubek tobacco company to the High Court of Justice against favoritism to the giant US tobacco conglomerate. Finance Minister Moshe
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 16, 2017 15:50
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Over-Time Impacts of Pictorial Health Warning Labels and their Differences across Smoker Subgroups: Results from Adult Smokers in Canada and Australia.

While this study found evidence for wear out in attention to HWLs, other HWL responses (cognitive responses, forgoing cigarettes) actually increased over time, with greater increases amongst smokers with higher income and/or education.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 16, 2017 15:45
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[Florida] COLVARD V. PHILIP MORRIS, ET AL. - UPCOMING

Plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturers caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of their products.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:52
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[Florida] PEARSON V. PHILIP MORRIS / UPCOMING

Plaintiff claims defendant cigarette manufacturer caused nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease by hiding the dangers of cigarettes.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:52
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