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[Florida] Philip Morris Hit with $4M Compensatory Award, But Avoids Punitives, for Building Contractor's Cancer Death

handed down the $4 million compensatory award to Jo Freeman, after concluding her husband David’s nicotine addiction and his 30 years of smoking Philip Morris’ Marlboro and Benson & Hedges cigarettes caused his lung cancer...60% of responsibility for Free
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:17

While you were streaming / Tobacco use sees a renormalization in on-demand digital content, diluting progress in broadcast and theaters (PDF)

Tobacco use in streaming series such as “Stranger Things,” “House of Cards” and “Orange is the New Black” is pervasive, rising, and more prominent than it is in broadcast content, according to new research from Truth Initiative®.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:15

while you were streaming

“While You Were Streaming: Tobacco Use Sees a Renormalization in On-Demand Digital Content, Diluting Progress in Broadcast & Theaters,” reveals that 79 percent of the shows most popular with young people aged 15-24 depict smoking prominently. Tobacco use
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:13

[UK] Big tobacco keeps tabs on growth of vaping

only 100,000 new vapers in 2017 compared with 800,000 in 2014, and the total number of UK ecigarette users has plateaued...BAT and PMI point to two explanations for the vaping slowdown: first, public perception of ecigarettes is worsening. Compared with t
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 15:09

UPDATE 1-Japan Tobacco to buy Russian tobacco group Donskoy in $1.6 bln deal

With about 7 percent of the market, Donskoy Tabak is the fourth-biggest tobacco company in Russia with brands such as Donskoy Tabak, Kiss and Play. Russia’s multi-billion dollar tobacco market, dominated by foreign groups, has come under pressure in re
added Mar 16, 2018 15:00

Potential Public Health Effects of Reducing Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes in the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

reducing the nicotine level in cigarettes has the potential to substantially reduce the enormous burden of smoking-related death and disease. We estimate that a nicotine product standard for cigarettes in the United States could save millions of lives and
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Mar 16, 2018 04:21

[Florida] 11th Circuit upholds ruling against tobacco companies in COPD case

upheld a jury award in the case of a woman who sued three tobacco companies claiming smoking their cigarettes caused chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Pauline Burkhart was one of many individuals who moved forward with an individual lawsuit a
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Mar 15, 2018 23:14

More U.S. Teens Seeing Ads for E-Cigarettes

In fact, "among U.S. middle and high school students during 2014-2016, exposure to e-cigarette advertisements from any source increased from 68.9 percent [18.3 million] to 78.2 percent [20.5 million]," said the team led by Kristy Marynak. She's with the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 15, 2018 23:07

FDA Floats Plan To Cap Nicotine Levels In Cigarettes ($$)

The notice includes an analysis of one possible policy scenario for a lowered nicotine level that suggests that, within a year of implementation, five million more adult smokers could quit smoking. And by the end of the century, more than 8 million lives
added Mar 15, 2018 23:04

FDA Seeks Public Comment on a Potential Product Standard to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes to a Minimally or Non-Addictive Level

(FDA) issued Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes, an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) seeking public comment for consideration in developing a potential nicotine product standard. Lowering nicotine to a minima
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 20:56
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