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Tobacco

As a bank with sustainability at the core of our strategy, we recognise our duty to contribute to society’s wellbeing. ... ING will have withdrawn from the tobacco industry by 2023. This includes our exposure to the growing, trading, processing and manufa
ING (nl)
added Apr 19, 2018 19:53
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[Florida] 11th Circuit Panel Affirms $634,201 Engle Progeny Judgment ($$)

affirmed a final judgement in an Engle progeny action after finding that a trial court did not err in reducing the final judgment in the suit in which a man claimed that he developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (Patrick O. Griffin v. Phil
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 19, 2018 19:29
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[Illinois] City Council requires warning signs about non-cigarette tobacco products

If Chicago teenagers succumb to the lure of e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and other tobacco products aside from cigarettes, it won’t be because they didn’t know about the health risks. It’ll be because they ignored those warnings. The City Council mad
Chicago Sun-Times
added Apr 19, 2018 19:12
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Crackdown on e-cigarettes coming, FDA chief says

Lawmakers on a House Appropriations subcommittee grilled FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb about excessive use of e-cigarettes among youths... “I am concerned that FDA’s silence on e-cigarettes could open the door to the next public health emergency,” sai
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Apr 19, 2018 19:00
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Philip Morris Plunges the Most in a Decade on Slump in Cigarettes

IQos sales growth slowed in the first quarter, proving it might not be so easy for smokers to quit cigarettes after all. Cigarettes -- and not gadgets -- still contribute the majority of the company’s earnings and cash flow, Chief Financial Officer Marti
Bloomberg News
added Apr 19, 2018 18:56
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[Illinois] LETTER FROM LEGISLATORS TO Kevin Bums Chief Executive Officer JUUL Labs, Inc. (PDF)

Your company's popular vaping device (JUUL) and its accompanying flavored nicotine cartridges (JUULpods) are undermining our nation's efforts to reduce tobacco use among youth...Will your company commit to no longer selling JUULpods in flavors that clear
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Apr 19, 2018 18:52
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[New York] VIDEO: CITY HOOKAH LOUNGES FACING NEW REG­U­LA­TIONS

bars and restaurants won't be issued a hookah permit unless 50 percent of sales come from the smoking products. The minimum age to smoke hookah has been raised from 18 to 21 and stablishments are now required to display signage warning about the dangers
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Apr 19, 2018 18:29
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[North Carolina] U.S. senators put pressure on Juul, FDA to tighten marketing regulations

A group of 11 Democratic U.S. senators is applying pressure to the top-selling electronic cigarette maker and the Food and Drug Administration to tighten marketing of the products. In particular, the senators want the FDA “to take immediate steps to ban
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 19, 2018 17:59
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why the rise in youth e-cigarette use may be worse than we think

“Many young people say they have not and will not use an e-cigarette but do say they have tried hookah pens, e-hookahs or vaping pens.” JUUL can now be added to the list. Since the product entered the market in 2016, it has quickly amassed more than hal
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 19, 2018 17:56
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[Florida] Philip Morris Can't Slash Smoker's Award, 11th Circ. Says ($$)

Eleventh Circuit said Tuesday it wouldn’t slash a $634,201 jury verdict to a Philip Morris smoker who underwent a lung transplant, saying a lower court didn’t err by not reducing the award to reflect a Veterans Affairs discount the hospital received for h
Law360
added Apr 19, 2018 17:44
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