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Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco's Omissions in New Ad Campaign

The new coalition website, BigTobaccoLied.com... "Judge Kessler was very clear in her ruling against the tobacco industry, and with this ad campaign we want Minnesotans to understand the full scope of Big Tobacco's negative impact on our state,"
PR Newswire
added Dec 6, 2017 17:51
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Correlates of compliance with national comprehensive smoke-free laws

The results point out to the need to invest minimal but essential enforcement resources given that national comprehensive smoke-free laws are self-enforcing in many but not all countries and sectors.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 6, 2017 00:24
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Florida Supreme Court declines to hear $23 billion Escambia County tobacco lawsuit

The 5-2 decision means a lower court ruling tossing out the verdict and ordering a new trial will stand. Cynthia Robinson filed a lawsuit in 2008 against the tobacco company over the death of her husband, Michael Johnson Sr., from lung cancer in 1996.
Pensacola (FL) News Journal
added Dec 6, 2017 00:06
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[Kentucky] Local Smoke-Free Laws Tied to Fewer Lung Cancer Cases

University of Kentucky researchers examined 20 years of data on new lung cancer cases among state residents aged 50 and older. The investigators then looked to see whether those with lung cancer lived in communities with strong, moderate or weak smoke-fr
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 5, 2017 23:51
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[Florida] Reynolds Wins Ruling Over ITG In Fla. Tobacco Fee Dispute ($$)

ITG Brands LLC lost out on Thursday in a dispute over whether or not it’s obligated to keep trying to reach a deal with Florida over costs tied to its $7 billion dollar purchase of four cigarette brands from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, after Delaware’s Chancer
Law360
added Dec 5, 2017 17:52
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[Florida] Fla. Justices Won't Weigh Loss Of $24B Win By Smoker's Wife ($$)

Florida Supreme Court declined Monday to take up the appeal of a smoker's widow who had her $23.6 billion win against R.J. Reynolds overturned in a lower appeals court, sending the parties back to the trial court for a new trial.
Law360
added Dec 5, 2017 17:51
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[Florida] Reynolds gains partial win in legal case vs. ITG Brands

received a partial, but pivotal, legal victory Thursday in its effort to settle which tobacco manufacturer is responsible for making $30 million in annual Master Settlement Agreement payments in Florida on four traditional cigarette brands.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 5, 2017 16:41
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[Connecticut] Trajectories of E-Cigarette and Conventional Cigarette Use Among Youth [FREE FULL TEXT]

CONCLUSIONS: E-cigarette use was associated with future cigarette use across 3 longitudinal waves, yet cigarette use was not associated with future e-cigarette use. Future research needs to examine mechanisms through which e-cigarette use leads to cigaret
Pediatrics
added Dec 5, 2017 13:10
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[UK] Efforts to beat cancer hamstrung by cuts to local anti-smoking services

spending to cut smoking has fallen by a third since councils first took over responsibility... two thirds of the 152 local authorities in England reduced their spending on smoking cessation this year.
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:08
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[UK-Scotland] How the UK smoking ban increased wellbeing / Married women with children benefited the most

looked at people's own assessments of their psychological well-being both before and after the introduction of the bans in Scotland and England using a quasi-experimental design. The researchers analysed data from the British Household Panel Survey to es
EurekAlert
added Dec 5, 2017 03:23
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