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[Florida] Supreme Court Won't Review Ruling On Engle Liability ($$)

"Today was a small measure of justice for [Faye Graham's] family in finally getting tobacco to pay up for what it did...As a result of the Supreme Court's denial of certiorari, we are hopeful that other families of deceased smokers will soon also receive
Law360
added Jan 9, 2018 03:27
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TOC: Volume 20, Issue 2 February 2018

EDITORIAL Lest We Forget: Harm-Reduction Research is Important and Increasing, but Other Facets of Tobacco Control Research Remain a High Priority / Large Cigars: Smoking Topography and Toxicant Exposure / Trends in Awareness, Use of, and Beliefs About El
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 9, 2018 03:24
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RICHMAN/KRUMHOLZ: Lessons From the Opioid Epidemic to Reinvigorate Tobacco Control Initiatives

As devastating as the opioid epidemic is, however, its toll is modest compared to that of another substance: tobacco. ...These overlapping epidemics suggest that common conditions may contribute to both and that common solutions may be useful. This momen
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jan 9, 2018 03:11
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[Portugal] Children as young as five are encouraged to SMOKE in centuries-old Portuguese tradition as Epiphany celebrations kick off around the world

The most striking images came from the village Vale de Salgueiro in Portugal which allows children to smoke
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:54
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[Ireland, UK] Cigarette firm’s offer is laughable, says Cancer Society

Plans by the tobacco company that makes Marlboro cigarettes to help people to stop smoking are laughable... Donal Buggy, of the Irish Cancer Society, said that it had no intention of engaging with any tobacco company. “It’s laughable that they think they
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:24
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[Portugal] VIDEO: Epiphany event includes kids smoking

The Epiphany celebrations in the Portuguese village of Vale de Salgueiro feature a tradition that each year causes an outcry among outsiders: Parents encouraging their children, some as young as 5, to smoke cigarettes. Locals say the practice has been pa
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 8, 2018 15:00
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[Portugal] VIDEO: Epiphany event includes kids smoking

The Epiphany celebrations in the Portuguese village of Vale de Salgueiro feature a tradition that each year causes an outcry among outsiders: Parents encouraging their children, some as young as 5, to smoke cigarettes. Locals say the practice has been pa
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 8, 2018 15:00
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[Indiana] Health, business coalition seeks to repeal 'smoker's bill of rights'

The Alliance for a Healthier Indiana—a coalition of hospitals, insurers, businesses and others—says it’s time to roll back a 27-year-old state law that prohibits employers from screening job candidates for tobacco use. They are pushing new legislation,
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jan 7, 2018 21:41
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Indiana group pushes for repeal of protections for smokers

the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana wants to get rid of state law that bans employers from screening job candidates for tobacco use. The group supports a bill introduced by Republican Sen. Liz Brown of Fort Wayne to repeal the 1991 law. The measure woul
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 7, 2018 21:38
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MYERS/KOVAL: Philip Morris Says It Wants to Quit Cigarettes. But It’s Just Blowing Smoke.

In the same breath that it talks of a smoke-free future, PMI brags that Marlboro is “the number one global cigarette brand.” Across the globe, Philip Morris promotes its cigarettes in ways that appeal to kids, introducing flavored cigarettes, conducting a
Fortune Magazine
added Jan 6, 2018 20:42
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