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BRIEF-Opko Health enters into exclusive agreement with Japan Tobacco to develop and commercialize Rayaldee in Japan

* Opko Health - As per agrement, co eligible to receive up to additional $31 million in development & regulatory milestones & $75 million in sales based milestones​ * Opko Health Inc - JT will make​ another ‍$6 million payment to co upon initiation of O
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2017 22:45
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CATCH Global Foundation And CVS Health Team Up To Curb Youth E-Cigarette Use

has received a three-year, $500,000 grant from CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] to bring the youth e-cigarette prevention program "CATCH My Breath" to middle- and high schools nationwide free of charge. The grant is part of CVS Health's Be The First initiative, a f
PR Newswire
added Oct 12, 2017 22:39
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Effects of health-oriented descriptors on combustible cigarette and electronic cigarette packaging: an experiment among adult smokers in the United States

Conclusions The effect of health-oriented language was significant for combustible cigarettes and e-cigarette packages. Policies to restrict health-oriented language on cigarette and e-cigarette packaging are recommended.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 12, 2017 22:29
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Marijuana as a ‘concept’ flavour for cigar products: availability and price near California schools

Understanding how the tobacco industry manipulates cigar products and marketing to capitalise on the appeal of marijuana to youth and other priority populations is important to inform regulation, particularly for flavoured tobacco products. In addition, t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 12, 2017 22:28
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[Canada] Package size matters: tobacco packaging, retail merchandising and its influence on trial and impulse sales

most of consumer purchase is on impulse—decided at the point-of-sale’. Given such dynamics, BAT indicated that ‘it becomes clear that merchandising materials must have high positive impact at point of sales, to draw consumer attention and generate the des
Tobacco Control
added Oct 12, 2017 22:27
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[Vermont] Lamoille group seeks to butt out tobacco use

Healthy Lamoille Valley, a community coalition working to promote healthy behaviors in youth and adults in the region, is trying to change those statistics. After a 5-year hiatus, the organization has once again received a Community Tobacco Prevention G
Stowe (VT) Today
added Oct 12, 2017 22:19
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Philip Morris International Inc. to Host Webcast of 2017 Third-Quarter Results

Business Wire
added Oct 12, 2017 17:15
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[Australia] Young families head to smoke-free zones only in Far North Queensland

INTRODUCING smoke-free zones in shopping centre car parks and beaches will give Far Northern families a better chance of enjoying life. Clifton Beach mum Emelie Watson said places with smokers were off-limits to her young family. “As a parent who cares
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:13
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[UK-Scotland] SMOKE SCREEN There’s a new, apparently ‘healthier’ way to smoke – and it’s NOT e-cigarettes

Heat-not-burn devices have been hailed as a “healthier” alternative to regular fags, by the giant tobacco companies that make them And they urged public health officials who were “caught off guard” by e-cigarettes, to get clued up now and set the agenda
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:03
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Softening Among U.S. Smokers With Psychological Distress: More Quit Attempts and Lower Consumption as Smoking Drops [FREE FULL TEXT]

smokers with psychological distress, like the general population, are softening over time. To improve health outcomes and increase health equity, tobacco control policies should continue moving all subgroups of smokers down these softening curves, while s
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Oct 12, 2017 16:35
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