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[Florida] Smoker's Death Caused by Cigarette Industry Scheme, Attorney Says in Trial Against Philip Morris & RJR

A Florida man was trapped by a tobacco industry conspiracy that addicted him to cigarettes and led to his lung cancer death, an attorney for the man’s family told jurors Thursday, as trial opened against cigarette giants Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds. W
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Oct 7, 2017 03:15
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[Russia] GOLDBERG: How PR firms created “dialogue” structure used by cancer groups and tobacco clients

I reported Shandwick’s dual role—representing RJR and ACS...Thanks to Seffrin’s policy, those Edelman folks lost their ACS gig before you could say “It’s so good to be Kool.” And that is the legacy Seffrin has now so publicly, so dramatically set adrift.
The Cancer Letter
added Oct 7, 2017 03:14
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[Australia, Japan] NEWS AND CONFERENCES / SSPT 2017 - CORESTA

Some of British American Tobacco’s top scientists are on their way to the Joint Meeting of the Smoke Science & Product Technology (SSPT) Study Groups for CORESTA in Kitzbuhel, Austria for the 8th-12th October to present some of our latest research and th
BAT Science.com
added Oct 6, 2017 15:46
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly passes ordinance against passive smoking aimed at protecting children

approved an ordinance aimed at protecting children from inhaling secondhand cigarette smoke in homes and other places. The ordinance, cosponsored by Tomin First (Tokyoites First), Komeito and the Democratic Party, was approved by a majority vote in a ple
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:32
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Lawmakers, please snuff out smoking at private clubs

the Department of Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars believes it’s time to stop all indoor smoking. We are asking the commonwealth to eliminate the smoking exemption private clubs have... A clear majority of delegates at our state convention this summ
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Oct 6, 2017 15:25
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[UK] Policy calls, a hire from No. 10, free vapes: 'alt tobacco' lobby lights up Tory conference

Companies providing alternatives to conventional cigarettes have been trying to put the regulations on the vaping and e-cigarette industry on radar at the Conservative Party Conference this week.
PR Week (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:20
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[UK] Council pension fund owns £27 million in tobacco firms – Happy Stoptober!

Hackney Council defends doubling of assets, saying it has a ‘legal duty to maximise investments’
Hackney Citizen (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:16
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E-cigarettes increase risk of cardiac arrest

In a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, puffing an e-cigarette that delivers nicotine not only triggers addiction but can also lead to an increased risk in cardiac arrest and possibly cardiac death. Nicotine is a toxic che
Johns Hopkins News-Letter
added Oct 6, 2017 15:10
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. DOCKET 12/27/16-10/5/17

10/04/2017 6226 ORDER granting 6225 the consent motion for scheduling order; the parties shall submit an agreed upon (proposed) superseding consent order for websites and onserts on or before October 23, 2017. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on October 4
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 6, 2017 05:02
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USA v PHILIP MORRIS, et. al. #6227: ORDER #[72] -Remand: SECOND SUPERSEDING CONSENT ORDER IMPLEMENTING THE CORRECTIVE STATEMENTS

The corrective statements remedy under Order #1015…is hereby MODIFIED as set forth below:...A Federal Court has ordered Altria, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard, and Philip Morris USA1 to make this statement about the health effects of smoking.
Tobacco On Trial
added Oct 6, 2017 04:54
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