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[Georgia] Ex-RJR Job Seeker Fights For Age-Bias Suit In 11th Circ. ($$)

asked the Eleventh Circuit Tuesday to stand by its panel ruling that job seekers can pursue disparate impact claims, arguing that the decision is consistent with the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission's interpretation of the Age Discrimination..
added Jun 23, 2016 21:01

Characterization of SPECTRUM Variable Nicotine Research Cigarettes

Well characterized research cigarettes suitable for human consumption are an important tool in clinical studies for investigating the physiological impacts of cigarettes delivering various levels of nicotine, the impact of reduced nicotine cigarettes on n
Tobacco Regulatory Science
added Jun 23, 2016 20:58

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States, 2015

Nationwide, 32.3% of students had ever tried cigarette smoking (even one or two puffs) (i.e., ever tried cigarette smoking) ( Table 29). The prevalence of having ever tried cigarette smoking was higher among Hispanic male (37.8%) than Hispanic female (32
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 23, 2016 20:11

E-cigarette use can alter hundreds of genes involved in airway immune defense

The long-term health effects of e-cigarettes remain unknown, but toxicologists at UNC are now uncovering how use of e-cigarettes affect genes involved in upper airway immune defense.
added Jun 23, 2016 18:18


we at Vape Club recently funded the first survey by an independent polling company...It shows that there is a 260,000+ vote advantage to the leave campaign, so if on the 23rd of June there is a Brexit majority of less than 260,000, it was ‘the vapers tha
Vape Club Limited (uk)
added Jun 23, 2016 18:15

[Europe] UK vapers tempted by Brexit, but devil lurks in details

vapers and e-cigarette advocates are as divided as the split nation. An apparently large segment of the vaping community believes that a departure from the EU, or “Brexit”, would provide the best and perhaps only chance to modify or repeal the recent Brit
ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Jun 23, 2016 18:12

State and Local Comprehensive Smoke-Free Laws for Worksites, Restaurants, and Bars — United States, 2015

What is added by this report? The number of states that enacted statewide comprehensive smoke-free policies (i.e., no smoking allowed in worksites, restaurants, and bars) increased from zero in 2000 to 27 in 2015. Overall, nearly 50% of the U.S. populati
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 23, 2016 18:02

[Florida] Tobacco Giants Prevail in $16.7M Trial Over Smoker's Fatal Lung Cancer

Jurors needed less than five hours to conclude Barbara Meachem was addicted to the nicotine in cigarettes she smoked for more than four decades, but that nicotine addiction did not cause the small-cell lung cancer that killed her in 1993.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 23, 2016 17:58

[Netherlands] Dutch activists seek to stub out smokers' corner in cafes

Dutch anti-cigarette campaigners Thursday launched a lawsuit against the government calling for an end to spaces reserved for smokers in cafes and bars. Despite a general ban on smoking in restaurants, pubs and bars introduced in 2008, more than 25 perce
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 23, 2016 17:43

Understanding how perceptions of tobacco constituents and the FDA relate to effective and credible tobacco risk messaging: A national phone survey of U.S. adults, 2014–2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

As the FDA continues their regulatory and messaging activities, they should expand both the breadth and availability of constituent-related information, targeting these efforts to reach all segments of the U.S. population, especially those disproportiona
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 23, 2016 13:10
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