Florida jury slams Reynolds Tobacco with $23.6B in damages

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. was hit Friday with $23.6 billion in punitive damages by a Florida state court jury, one of the largest such awards in U.S. corporate and legal history, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. A jury in Escambia Court determined Thursday that the widow of Michael Johnson Sr., Cynthia Robinson,… Read More

Documentary director talks electronic cigarette safety in Houston - CW39 NewsFix

Documentary director talks electronic cigarette safety in HoustonCW39 NewsFixHOUSTON, TX – In a world of good and bad, right and wrong, black and white, electronic cigarettes are not safe. That`s because nicotine isn`t good for you. It doesn`t cause cancer, but it isn`t good for you. But for those addicted to tobacco products …and more… Read More

Fla. jury slams RJ Reynolds with $23.6B in damages

A Florida jury has slammed a tobacco company with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996. .

Sound Off: Most email responders want to regulate electronic cigarettes - Florida Times-Union

Florida Times-UnionSound Off: Most email responders want to regulate electronic cigarettesFlorida Times-UnionWe asked members of the Times-Union/Jacksonville.com Email Interactive Group what their opinions are of the e-cigarettes and whether they should be allowed anywhere and should be regulated. Here is a representative sampling of the responses:.E-Cigarettes: A Hazy Status In The WorkplaceMondaq News Alerts (registration)all… Read More

Minnesota e-cigarette restrictions go into effect - HR.BLR.com

HR.BLR.comMinnesota e-cigarette restrictions go into effectHR.BLR.comStarting this month, electronic smoking devices, or “e-cigarettes” are subject to the restrictions and prohibitions of the Minnesota Clean Indoor Air Act (MCIAA). For a Limited Time receive a FREE HR Report “Critical HR Recordkeeping.” This exclusive … .

Va. Beach jail e-cig sales slower than expected - The Virginian-Pilot

The Virginian-PilotVa. Beach jail e-cig sales slower than expectedThe Virginian-PilotAnd now, there are electronic cigarettes to calm jittery nerves. The Sheriff’s Office began selling the devices – plastic e-cigarettes manufactured specifically for correctional facilities – in April, adding them to the list of special meals, snacks … .

Reynolds picks Atlanta for e-cig study - Atlanta Business Chronicle

Reynolds picks Atlanta for e-cig studyAtlanta Business ChronicleThe Salem, N.C.-based cigarette giant wants to better understand the composition of secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes compared to the leading brands of commercial tobacco-burning cigarettes. It also wants to quantify the emission factors of e-cigarettes.and more .

NHLE Signs Distribution Deal, Receives 10K Unit Order

Nhale , an emerging provider of ecig and vaporizer technology, announces it has signed a distribution agreement with an online retailer for an initial order of 10,000 units of its multi-use vape pen kits to be shipped incrementally during the coming months. .

Adults Who Use E-Cigarettes to Quit Smoking Prefer Supposedly Juvenile Flavors - Reason (blog)

Adults Who Use E-Cigarettes to Quit Smoking Prefer Supposedly Juvenile FlavorsReason (blog)Vape LoungeThe New York Times reports that “more than 7,000 [e-cigarette] flavors are now available and, by one estimate, nearly 250 more are being introduced every month.” Critics often claim this proliferation of flavors shows the industry is … .

Research and Markets: E-cigarette Market in India Markt Report 2014-2018 ... - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)

Research and Markets: E-cigarette Market in India Markt Report 2014-2018 …The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)An e-cigarette is an electronic inhaler that simulates tobacco smoking. It is a battery-powered inhaler designed to provide inhaled doses of tobacco by way of vaporizing the solutions and simulating the effects of smoking by heating a nicotine liquid …and… Read More

Startup of the Week: Smokio

Smokio makes an electronic cigarette that connects wirelessly to an app in order for smokers to monitor their consumption. It’s designed to help better coach smokers into quitting tobacco. It was founded by former GroupOn exec Steve Anavi, Wimdu.com founder Alexandre Prot and electronics manufacturing entrepreneur Emrah Yuceer. Wired.co.uk caught up with Prot. By: Olivia… Read More

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