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[Florida] Jury Awards $12M in Punitives, $20M Total, at Trial Against RJR & Philip Morris Over Smoker's Death

The $12 million in punitives includes $7 million imposed against R.J. Reynolds and $5 million imposed against Philip Morris for their role in the lung cancer of Marion Landi, 69. New Call-to-action Friday’s decision followed two days of proceedings on
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 13, 2018 23:20
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[Florida] Jury Awards $12M in Punitives, $20M Total, at Trial Against RJR & Philip Morris Over Smoker's Death

The $12 million in punitives includes $7 million imposed against R.J. Reynolds and $5 million imposed against Philip Morris for their role in the lung cancer of Marion Landi, 69. New Call-to-action Friday’s decision followed two days of proceedings on
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 13, 2018 23:20
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[Florida] COATES V. R.J. REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 06/18/18 –

In this tobacco case, plaintiff claims defendant hid the dangers of smoking, leading to nicotine addiction and illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 13, 2018 23:17
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[Netherlands] SMOKING AT LEAST TWICE AS HARMFUL AS STATED ON PACKAGES: HEALTH INSTITUTE

Smokers inhale much higher doses of harmful substances than is stated on their cigarette packages, according to a study by Dutch public health institute RIVM. The researchers found that the amount of tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide is at least twice as
NL Times (nl)
added Jun 13, 2018 12:37
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Smoking clogs up parts of the brain crucial for memory - increasing the risk of dementia, study finds

It causes a build up of calcium in the hippocampus - gray matter that stores both our recent experiences and those that happened a long time ago. A study of almost 2,000 older people found those who smoked - or were diabetic - were more likely to have t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 13, 2018 12:22
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Spotlight on Science — Spring 2018

In this issue: Guided by the nicotine-focused tobacco regulatory framework it announced last July, FDA is taking major strides toward reducing tobacco’s preventable disease and death toll in this country. These steps include issuing three advance notices
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Jun 13, 2018 11:31
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[UK] Cigarette Litter The Most Common Litter On Europe’s Beaches

Based on nearly 700,000 collected items, disposable plastics are the biggest contributor to marine litter, with cigarette butts and filters being the most commonly found individual items. The new data has been collected by volunteers using the EEA’s Mari
CIWM (Chartered Institution of Wastes Management)
added Jun 13, 2018 05:30
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RYO Tobacco Earns Irreplaceable Status

Shifting economic issues and changing regulatory tides can’t extinguish consumers’ fondness for roll your own.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 13, 2018 05:28
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[UK] Squonkers, drippers and cloud chasers: ​the rise of vape culture

vaping has spawned a fast-evolving subculture with multiple cliques and niches – a heady blend of hobbyism, gaming, punk rock, steampunk, tattoos, piercings and activism. At events such as Vape Jam, hundreds of brands compete for attention, from the small
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 12, 2018 03:13
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[Australia] E-cigarettes a growing threat to children

“Unrestricted marketing on social media and TV, fruit flavourings, cheaper prices and claims that e-cigarettes are ‘healthier than cigarettes’ all make e-cigarettes very attractive to adolescents,” Dr Marshall said. “While e-cigarettes may be less harmf
University of Queensland (au)
added Jun 12, 2018 03:09
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