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AUDIO: Smoking Rates Remain High In Low-Income Neighborhoods With Easy Access To Cigarettes

The Polis Center’s research found that in some low-income Indianapolis neighborhoods, the smoking rate is 29.4 percent, nearly twice the national average, and significantly higher than Indiana’s 20 percent rate. “So we can see that there is a link betwe
Side Effects Public Media
added Jun 30, 2017 15:46

Tobacco group Philip Morris sees iQOS as key to smokeless future in UK

thinks its iQOS smokeless tobacco product can make Britain a country of non-smokers in coming years, an executive said on Friday. Since iQOS was launched in the UK in December, Philip Morris has found that about 70 percent of users are able to give up c
added Jun 30, 2017 15:35

[Canada] Blowing smoke: the history of tobacco-specific nitrosamines in Canadian tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

any claims by tobacco companies that they were acting prudently by lowering TSNA levels are unwarranted. They fail to acknowledge that it was their actions that raised TSNA levels in the first place about half a century ago.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2017 14:59

What is the impact of e-cigarette adverts on children's perceptions of tobacco smoking? An experimental study [FREE FULL TEXT]

first evidence that exposure to e-cigarette adverts might influence children's perceptions of smoking tobacco cigarettes, reducing their perceived harm of occasional smoking. These results suggest the potential for e-cigarette adverts to undermine tobacco
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2017 14:58

Global approaches to regulating electronic cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions A range of regulatory approaches are being applied to e-cigarettes globally; many countries regulate e-cigarettes using legislation not written for e-cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2017 14:57

July 2017 - Volume 26 - 4 TOC

What are kids vaping? Results from a national survey of US adolescents / Cigarette sales to minors via the internet: how the story has changed in the wake of federal regulation / What is the impact of e-cigarette adverts on children's perceptions of toba
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2017 14:53

[New York] Trucker Beats $1.3M Fine Over Unstamped Cigarettes In NY

The New York tax tribunal threw out a $1.26 million fine against a Native American truck driver who was transporting unstamped cigarettes to an Indian territory, finding the man was legally acting within the scope of his employment. The state’s tax divis
added Jun 30, 2017 03:48

Trump Taps Jones Day Partner To Head DOJ Civil Rights Unit ($$)

tapped another Jones Day attorney to serve in the administration, nominating labor and employment partner Eric S. Dreiband to serve as the assistant attorney general for the [DOJ].....representing [RAI] in defending an age discrimination suit against...
added Jun 30, 2017 03:18
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Labor lawyer tapped to be Justice Dept. civil rights chief

The White House on Thursday tapped a Washington labor lawyer known for representing large companies ... Eric Dreiband’s nomination immediately drew criticism...He defended tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds against age discrimination claims
WTOP Radio (Washington, DC)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:03


plaintiff claims defendant cigarette maker hid the dangers of its products, causing nicotine addiction and smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:01
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