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Anti-smoking advocates bemoan “faltering” pace of FDA action

It seemed like a new era in the half-century battle against the deadly toll of tobacco: U.S. health officials for the first time would begin regulating cigarettes, chew and other products responsible for a half-million American deaths annually. “The decades-long ...

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Anti-smoking advocates bemoan “faltering” pace of FDA action

It seemed like a new era in the half-century battle against the deadly toll of tobacco: U.S. health officials for the first time would begin regulating cigarettes, chew and other products responsible for a half-million American deaths annually. “The decades-long ...

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Tobacco trial opens in St. Louis

The hospitals’ lawyer spent much time previewing some of the exhibits that will be presented during the course of the trial — including internal documents of cigarette manufacturers that detail what the companies knew about nicotine and the health risks of smoking and when they knew it.

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St. Louis Tobacco Trial: The players

Here are some of the people who have spent some of the last 12 years preparing for what is expected to be the longest-running trial in the city of St. Louis. At left is Kenneth Brostron, the lead attorney for the plaintiffs.

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ADA complaint seeks smoke-free state Capitol

After an effort to ban smoking in the remaining parts of the state House got snuffed out in committee, an anti-smoking group is taking a new approach: filing a complaint under the Americans with Disabilities Act. A woman with medical ...

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