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[UK-Scotland] Could a High IQ Mean a Longer Life?

A higher IQ in childhood was also significantly associated with a lower risk of death from injury, smoking-related cancers (particularly lung and stomach), digestive disease and dementia. There was no evidence of a link between childhood intelligence an
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 30, 2017 03:00
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[Australia] WA e-cigarette users may be unwittingly breaking smoking law

E-cigarettes that contain liquid nicotine are banned around the nation, and in WA it is illegal to supply non-nicotine e-cigarettes that resemble a tobacco product.... A woman is shown on CCTV, placing a bong in her pants in the Victoria Park Cloud 9 sto
West Australian (au)
added Jun 30, 2017 02:53
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Over a Decade Later, Judge Finalizes Cigarette-Box Warnings

The statement is divided into five sections, with each section having a preamble that introduces a series of bulleted factual statements about the negative health consequences of smoking. The preamble originally read “a federal court has ordered [defen
Courthouse News
added Jun 29, 2017 09:49
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[Florida] Fla. Court Affirms $13M Award Against RJ Reynolds ($$)

In a brief ruling, a three-judge Third District Court of Appeal panel rejected R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.’s pleas to overturn the verdict and instead reversed the only post-trial relief the trial court had granted the tobacco giant, a new trial limited to
Law360
added Jun 29, 2017 04:55
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[Florida] Smoker's Widow Fights New Trial After Jurors Awarded $23B ($$)

asked the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday to overturn a ruling granting the tobacco giant a new trial over the widow's closing arguments, arguing that the decision goes against court precedent regarding punitive damages. Cynthia Robinson, who sued R.J.
Law360
added Jun 29, 2017 04:53
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[Georgia] 11th Circ. Backs RJ Reynolds Win In Age Discrimination Suit ($$)

panel on Tuesday backed the dismissal of an R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. job applicant's age discrimination suit against the company, rejecting the Georgia man’s argument that his disparate treatment claim was timely.
Law360
added Jun 29, 2017 04:50
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[Australia] Japan Tobacco Chases Marlboro Man's Maker in Smokeless Race

“It doesn’t feel like tobacco at all,” he said. Instead, the 38-year-old musician is considering switching to British American Tobacco Plc’s 8,000-yen glo, which he said tastes better. By next week, all three smokeless devices will be sold in Tokyo, vyi
Bloomberg News
added Jun 29, 2017 04:48
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Fewer U.S. cancer survivors breathing secondhand smoke

Cancer survivors are less than half as likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke as they were a generation ago, a U.S. study suggests. Even when they don’t smoke themselves, cancer patients who regularly breathe indoor air contaminated by tobacco smoke ca
Reuters
added Jun 29, 2017 04:39
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Fewer U.S. cancer survivors breathing secondhand smoke

Cancer survivors are less than half as likely to be exposed to secondhand smoke as they were a generation ago, a U.S. study suggests. Even when they don’t smoke themselves, cancer patients who regularly breathe indoor air contaminated by tobacco smoke ca
Reuters
added Jun 29, 2017 04:39
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[Australia] ACCC halts “quasi-regulatory” illicit tobacco proposal

Tobacco suppliers have been denied the ability to impose restrictive sanctions on retailers or wholesalers suspected of selling illicit tobacco products. The ACCC announced the joint proposal by British American Tobacco, Philip Morris and Imperial Tobacc
Convenience & Impulse Retailing Magazine (au)
added Jun 29, 2017 03:05
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