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[UK] Smoking putting more patients in hospital in Coventry

The number of Coventry hospital admissions from smoking-related illnesses has risen slightly since 2015. More people than ever were in hospital due to smoking illnesses, as figures from Public Health England revealed people were admitted to hospital for
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added May 23, 2018 15:09
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[Canada] A world without cigarettes? How vaping is disrupting Big Tobacco’s plans

This summer e-cigarettes will officially become legal in Canada, and tobacco companies are preparing for their largest threat yet. Will they ride the vaping wave to higher sales—or will they get smoked?
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 23, 2018 03:56
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FDA Notices Show Agency Is All In On Tobacco Regulation ($$)

stakeholders should be sure to familiarize themselves with the ANPRMs directly, given that each is extensive and includes highly technical details that can and will impact advertisers and manufacturers of tobacco-related products. This is especially the
Law360
added May 23, 2018 02:01
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Quitting smoking, but not cutting back, linked to better lung health

Compared to those who never smoked, stable heavy smokers experienced the greatest decline in lung function as measured by FEV1, or the amount of air that can be forcibly exhaled in one second (-42.2 mL/year). In addition, stable heavy smokers were 26 tim
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 23, 2018 01:56
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[Florida] $12M+ Suit Against R.J. Reynolds, Philip Morris Over Smoker's Fatal Cancer Goes to Jury

Attorneys sparred Monday over what, if any, responsibility the nation’s two largest cigarette makers bore for the lung cancer death of a long-time Florida smoker, as closings wrapped before the case went to the jury. Theis v. Philip Morris, et al., 2011-C
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 22, 2018 15:49
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[Florida] Tobacco Giants Responsible for Woman's Lung Cancer Death, Atty Claims as Trial Begins

A tobacco industry scheme to undermine medical evidence of smoking’s risks led to a Florida woman’s fatal cancer, an attorney for the woman’s family said Friday, as trial opened against R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris. Landi v. R.J. Reynolds, et al. 2008-
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added May 22, 2018 15:48
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The Netherlands Withdraws From Major Tobacco Advice Committee

The committee in question forms part of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), giving advice on the drafting of international standards regarding tobacco products, on behalf of the Netherlands.
Vaping Post (ch)
added May 22, 2018 15:47
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[Louisiana] Smoking Cessation Trust helps smokers quit

The Smoking Cessation Trust was established to help fund cessation services for all Louisiana residents who smoked a cigarette prior to September 1, 1988. It was the result of a 14-year-long class action lawsuit Scott v. American Tobacco Co.
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added May 22, 2018 15:45
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[UK] China investment cuts tobacco giant’s cigarette dependence

[BAT] has made its first outside investment as it steps up the search for cutting-edge technology that could help it to reduce its reliance on cigarettes and other traditional smoking products. The FTSE 100 company has backed a Chinese investment fund th
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 21, 2018 14:58
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[Italy] Government proposal leaves markets gasping -- and Italians vaping

The parties’ 57-page “contract”, which is supposed to underpin a new coalition government, includes two lines promising to lower levies on smokeless cigarettes to the benefit of Italy’s 2 million e-smokers, and a business worth 350 million euros ($400 mi
Reuters
added May 21, 2018 14:58
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