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Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco

Regulatory moves that could one day make smoking an obsolete habit get underway next week when U.S. regulators hold a public meeting on a closely watched cigarette alternative. The proposal from the Food and Drug Administration is two-fold: cut nicotine
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 19, 2018 10:15
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Arrested ex-CIA agent was fired from tobacco firm after suspicions he was spying for China

A former colleague of ex-CIA agent Jerry Chun Shing Lee – who was arrested in the United States on Monday – has revealed details of how he was fired from a cigarette company in Hong Kong amid suspicions he was leaking sensitive information to Chinese auth
South China Morning Post
added Jan 19, 2018 10:13
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2016

The proportion of U.S. adults who smoke cigarettes declined from 20.9% in 2005 (45.1 million smokers) to 15.5% in 2016 (37.8 million smokers), but cigarette smoking prevalence did not change significantly during 2015–2016. Sociodemographic disparities in
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jan 19, 2018 10:12
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[China, USA] Arrested Former C.I.A. Officer Had Ties to Chinese Spies, Ex-Colleague Says

The former colleague, who worked with Mr. Lee at Japan Tobacco International, said he was viewed at the company with mistrust and was fired as a result, before he came under intense F.B.I. scrutiny as a possible turncoat. Executives at Japan Tobacco info
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2018 10:12
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U.S. Smoking Rate Falls, But 38 Million Still Light Up

Cigarette smoking rates among Americans 18 and older fell from nearly 21 percent in 2005 to 15.5 percent in 2016. Among those who have ever smoked cigarettes, the percentage who have quit rose from just under 51 percent to 59 percent during that time. T
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 19, 2018 10:10
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[UK] E-cig smokers breathe easy as scientists declare 'vaping is safe'

Lead author Tanvir Walele, director of scientific affairs at Amsterdam based Fontem Ventures which makes e-cig brand blu, said: "This study shows after two years of continual e-cigarette use, there were no signs of serious health complications in smokers
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jan 19, 2018 10:10
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CDC Reports Nearly 38 Million U.S. Adults Still Smoke – Bold Action Needed to Accelerate Progress and Address Smoking Disparities

This report shows why the fight against tobacco – the nation’s No. 1 cause of preventable death – must remain a national priority and why proven strategies to reduce tobacco use must be fully implemented to reach all Americans, particularly vulnerable gro
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 19, 2018 10:09
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Millions of Americans still use tobacco products, despite risks

"These results make clear that more action is needed to reduce the disease and death caused by cigarette use — and the FDA has announced a comprehensive approach to do just that," said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. In hopes of combating the problem, t
Harvard Health Publications
added Jan 19, 2018 10:00
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VIDEO: MANN: The problem with raiding Tobacco Free Florida funds for cancer research

The money that funds Tobacco Free Florida has proven to be money well spent. Independent evaluations have shown that appropriated funds have been used effectively and efficiently. Florida is the third most populous state and continues to grow daily. Yet
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 19, 2018 09:59
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[New Hampshire] Seacoast teens push to raise NH tobacco age to 21

it’s far too easy for minors to get access to cigarettes and other tobacco products. The three Seacoast teenagers took that message to the Statehouse on Thursday, as they testified at a hearing in favor of a bill that would raise the legal age to buy cig
Foster's Democrat
added Jan 19, 2018 09:48
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