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Magnitude and Chronicity of Environmental Smoke Exposure Across Infancy and Early Childhood in a Sample of Low-Income Children [FREE FULL TEXT]

Young children from low-income, nonurban communities appear to bear a higher burden of secondhand smoke exposure than previous studies have reported. Results contribute to understanding populations at greater risk, as well as specific, potentially mallea
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 7, 2018 06:14
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Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Among Nonsmokers — United States, 1988–2014

Continued measures to implement comprehensive smoke-free laws in workplaces and public places, adoption of smoke-free home and vehicle rules, and educational interventions warning about the risks for secondhand smoke exposure can further reduce secondhan
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 7, 2018 06:08
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[Florida] RJR Smoker's Damages Award Can't Be Reduced, Court Says ($$)

found Wednesday that a trial court erred in reducing a longtime smoker's damages award against R.J. Reynolds by factoring in her own role in developing lung disease, concluding that the state Supreme Court has since determined that damages for intentional
Law360
added Dec 7, 2018 06:01
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[Canada] Altria eyes vaping, pot as cigarette sales slow

The tobacco giant is in separate talks to make investments in Canadian cannabis company Cronos Group Inc. and in San Francisco e-cigarette startup Juul Labs Inc., according to Cronos and people familiar with the Juul matter. The two companies would give A
MarketWatch (Wall St. Journal)
added Dec 6, 2018 18:17
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Turkey adopts plain packaging law in fight against smoking

Starting in 2019, cigarettes and other tobacco products must be sold in uniform packages with a prominent display of health warnings and only a smaller space for the name of the brand. The logo of the tobacco company or the brand will also be absent on t
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Dec 6, 2018 18:08
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[UK] One Stop stores install Imperial Tobacco vaping display

More than 700 One Stop stores have installed a POS unit for Imperial Tobacco’s Blu vaping products. The units, designed by Aspen Concepts, are created by replacing both of the doors on the traditional tobacco cabinet with a new set containing the Blu va
Talking Retail (uk)
added Dec 6, 2018 18:06
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[Florida] Juul's "Action Plan" Is Too Late for Addicted Miami Teens, Mother Claims in Lawsuit

The new lawsuit, filed November 5 in Miami-Dade Circuit Court, accuses the makers of Juul of deceptively marketing "safe, candy-like products to which minors are attracted." The complaint says Zampa's sons and other class members were exposed to toxic le
Miami (FL) New Times
added Dec 6, 2018 17:46
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Insight Adds Lobbying Juice to Juul

has hired Insight Public Affairs to handle Food & Drug Administration regulatory matters and for a push about the value of vaping products in “harm reduction.” With 70 percent market share, Juul is a juicy target of those concerned about the rising use o
O'Dwyer's PR Daily
added Dec 6, 2018 15:45
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[Europe, Netherlands] Big tobacco court case won’t happen; no grounds for prosecution

The lawsuit against tobacco firms initiated by anti-smoking campaigners and health groups will not go ahead now the appeal court has said there are no grounds for prosecution.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Dec 6, 2018 15:07
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[Europe, Netherlands] Dutch court refuses to order criminal tobacco investigation

A Dutch appeals court on Thursday refused to order public prosecutors to open a criminal investigation of tobacco companies, in a major setback for anti-smoking activists. In a written ruling that upheld an earlier decision by prosecutors not to open an
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 6, 2018 15:06
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