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Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes (PDF) (99pp)

Because tobacco-related harms ultimately result from addiction to the nicotine in such products, causing repeated use and exposure to toxicants, FDA is considering taking this action to reduce the level of nicotine in these products so they are minimal
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:59

[Florida] VIDEO: Verdict reached in tobacco company lawsuit

A jury awarded Alachua County resident, Jo Freeman, $4 million in damages, after her husband, David, died of lung cancer. He had smoked Philip-Morris cigarettes for thirty years. The jury found Philip-Morris was 60% responsible for David Freeman's death
WCJB TV20 (Gainesville, FL)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:50

Transforming Tobacco Sustainability Report 2017 (PDF) (23pp)

three key areas that have the greatest significance to our business and our stakeholders: • Harm Reduction; • Sustainable Agriculture and Farmer Livelihoods; and • Corporate Behaviour.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:29

Transforming Tobacco Annual Report and Form 20-F 2017 (PDF) (272pp)

We call this ambition ‘transforming tobacco’ and we are fully committed to leading this transformation. Our acquisition of Reynolds American positions us perfectly to capitalise on this ambition.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:09

British American Tobacco underlines commitment to transforming tobacco in latest Group reports

Annual Report and Sustainability Report – both of which outline the Company’s commitment to transform tobacco by offering an unrivalled suite of potentially reduced-risk products... The reports – both titled ‘Transforming Tobacco’, clearly set out BAT’s a
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:01

ILO chief wants to cut ties with big tobacco. Will the governing body heed the call?

This week, more than 200 organizations globally called on ILO’s governing body to put in place policies prohibiting further collaboration with the tobacco industry. This, they argue, is in line with the ILO Secretariat’s recent recommendations that the b
added Mar 15, 2018 17:14

[North Carolina] FDA moving forward on effort to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes

Analysts and advocates say the FDA notice kicks off a multi-year process... "The critical decision is how quickly to reduce nicotine: we expect the scientific community to rally around an immediate vs gradual reduction in nicotine levels in cigarettes —
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 15, 2018 17:13

[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] Fears tobacco giants will use TPP to sue Australia over plain packaging as secrecy shrouds legal costs in Philip Morris case

Political party says the newly signed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, which contains similar clauses to the Hong Kong deal, could prompt more costly challenges in The Hague
South China Morning Post
added Mar 15, 2018 17:01

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on pivotal public health step to dramatically reduce smoking rates by lowering nicotine in combustible cigarettes to minimally or non-addictive levels

The ANPRM being issued today provides a wide-ranging review of the current scientific understanding about the role nicotine plays in creating or sustaining addiction to cigarettes and seeks comments on key areas, as well as additional research and data f
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 17:01

[UK] Must be a non-smoker: Employers are blasted for posting 'discriminatory' job adverts online – but are they breaking the law by refusing to employ someone because they smoke cigarettes?

On Thursday, there were 60 jobs advertised on Seek which specified an applicant should be a non-smoker. The positions included gardener, chef, front desk receptionist, radar technician, and a tax compilation all rounder. Smoking is not a protected attr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 16:38
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