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[Illinois] New E-cig popular among teens

It looks and feels just like a USB flash drive, but more and more students are using it to get high. It's called the "JUUL",and some convenience store clerks say they can hardly keep the devices in stock. Public health officials say this device is so po
WCIA (Champaign, IL)
added Nov 30, 2017 06:31
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[Florida] CHADWELL V. PHILIP MORRIS UPCOMING Trial 11/30/17 –

In this tobacco litigation case, plaintiff claims defendant concealed the dangers of cigarettes, leading to addiction and smoking-related illness.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 30, 2017 06:19
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[Florida] PERROTTO V. RJ REYNOLDS UPCOMING Trial 12/04/17 –

In this Engle progeny case, Debbie Perrotto is suing defendant tobacco manufacturers, claiming that defendants concealed the dangers of smoking while furthering an addiction to cigarettes that caused smoking-related disease.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Nov 30, 2017 06:18
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[Florida] PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS v. ANDY R. ALLEN SR.: BRIEF ON JURISDICTION OF PETITIONERS PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

Shortly after the jury was empaneled, Petitioners discovered Juror Taylor’s true opinions. As recently as five months before trial, he had exhorted smokers on Facebook to “‘[s]et [themselves] free from the people who have you addicted,’” and urged them t
Amazon CloudFront
added Nov 30, 2017 06:15
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Israel: Working To Increase The Minimum Age To Buy Cigarettes To 21

signed by about 20 Knesset members from all factions of the House, The Israeli Medical Association for Prevention and Termination of Smoking and the Israel Cancer Association, said that it is necessary to protect youth from early exposure to tobacco and n
Yeshiva World (blog)
added Nov 30, 2017 05:09
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[New York] CALVIN: Convenience store group: Hazy logic behind push for 'Tobacco 21' (Commentary)

we refused the sale 97.2 percent of the time. Statewide, compliance is only 95 percent. We don't expect applause; it's our job. But neither do we expect the county government to knowingly take legitimate business away from us by enacting a policy based o
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Nov 30, 2017 05:03
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Approach to Evaluating Nicotine Replacement Therapies: Public Hearing; Request for Comments

is announcing a public hearing on FDA's approach to evaluating the safety and efficacy of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products, including how they should be used and labeled. DATES: The public hearing will be held on Friday, January 26, 2018, from
Federal Register
added Nov 29, 2017 17:16
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Advancing Medicinal Nicotine Replacement Therapies as New Drugs – A new step in FDA’s comprehensive approach to tobacco and nicotine

We are announcing the formation of a new Nicotine Steering Committee that will be charged with re-evaluating and modernizing FDA’s approach to development and regulation of nicotine replacement therapy products that help smokers quit. These products are t
FDA Blogs
added Nov 29, 2017 17:14
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Tobacco industry admissions should strengthen global resolve on tobacco control

“But by being ordered by the courts to issue these corrective statements in American newspapers and on TV stations, the industry itself has been forced to come clean and acknowledge once and for all that its tobacco products kill.”
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 29, 2017 17:12
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[Florida] Proposed vaping ban gets unanimous backing

A ban on vaping in workplaces is one step closer to appearing on the 2018 ballot after a panel of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission unanimously approved the proposal on Tuesday. Former state Sen. Lisa Carlton, a member of the commission, said
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Nov 29, 2017 17:11
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