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[Florida] RJR Tobacco Says ITG Had Duty To Join In Fla. Settlement ($$)

told a Delaware chancellor on Friday that ITG Brands LLC relied on tortured contract readings to support claims that time ran out on ITG’s duty to pursue and assume a $30 million yearly payment obligation to Florida to offset harms from tobacco sales.
Law360
added Jun 24, 2017 14:36
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[Asia-pacific] Japan’s government is in two minds about smoking

ministry of finance makes more than ¥2trn ($18bn) a year from tobacco taxes and owns about a third of Japan Tobacco... The health ministry fears that the proposed ban may now not go ahead. The Liberal Democrat Party wants smoking to remain widely permitte
The Economist
added Jun 23, 2017 15:40
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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Ask Fla. Justices To Weigh In On Atty Fee Row

Philip Morris USA Inc. and Liggett Group LLC asked the Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday to reverse the award of attorneys' fees and costs for a smoker who won a $35 million jury award, arguing that the lower courts of appeal are divided on whether or no
Law360
added Jun 23, 2017 02:14
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Draft Research Plan for Tobacco and Nicotine Use Prevention in Children and Adolescents: Primary Care Interventions

Send Us Your Comments In an effort to maintain a high level of transparency in our methods, we open our draft Research Plans to a public comment period before we publish the final version.
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
added Jun 23, 2017 01:29
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Tobacco Pressed by Local Laws

C-stores are finding the burden of tobacco control regulations is often heaviest within the communities where they operate.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 22, 2017 21:39
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Senate Health Care Bill Harms Efforts to Reduce Smoking and Prevent Deadly, Costly Diseases

The Senate health care bill released today would set back efforts to reduce tobacco use and undermine initiatives to prevent cancer and other deadly diseases that impose massive costs on our health care system. It would especially harm our nation’s poores
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 22, 2017 21:25
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[Australia] Smoke screen? The globalization of production, transnational lobbying and the international political economy of plain tobacco packaging

The political behaviour of the tobacco companies in this case is puzzling both in terms of scale, operating at multiple levels at the same time, and in terms of the countries mobilized in their defence. WTO litigation is typically the result of multinatio
Review of International Political Economy
added Jun 22, 2017 18:23
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ARCHIVE: Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems: A Policy Statement From the American Association for Cancer Research and the American Society of Clinical Oncology [FREE FULL TEXT]

AACR and ASCO support every effort to reduce the use of combustible tobacco, and we support careful consideration of ENDS as a potentially harmful, and a potentially beneficial, product in this regard. The benefits and harms must be evaluated with respect
Journal of Clinical Oncology
added Jun 22, 2017 17:38
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2017 Situation Report on Counterfeiting and Piracy in the European Union (PDF)

the top categories of detained articles at the external borders in 2015 were cigarettes, which accounted for 27 % of the overall amount of detained articles... There were 496 000 packets of counterfeit cigarettes of Vietnamese provenance seized in a sin
Europa - European Commission
added Jun 22, 2017 15:59
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[Europe] Tobacco makers denounce ‘brand theft’ from plain packaging

has made industry executives furious and denounce “Brussels-led overregulation” that effectively leads to “brand theft”... European Commission, the World Health Organisation and public health NGOs who say branding restrictions are an effective tool to pre
EurActiv
added Jun 22, 2017 15:35
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