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[Louisiana] Ken Carter, political strategist and BOLD founder, dies

He stared down the seemingly invincible legal and financial power of Big Tobacco and helped win a landmark, $206-billion settlement with tobacco interests, including $4.4 million for Louisiana’s anti-smoking programs and Medicaid treatment reimbursements
Louisiana Weekly
added Aug 14, 2018 02:36
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Teens hooked by vaping: FDA weighing a ban on flavored e-cigarette liquids

Teen vaping is at the tipping point before possible epidemic levels, federal officials and public health advocates agree, but they're feuding over how fast and far to go to rein in the booming electronic cigarette industry. Some of the health groups th
USA Today
added Aug 14, 2018 02:35
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[UK] Council pension funds are major investors in tobacco companies

Anti-smoking groups dismiss claims by local authorities that they can’t sell stocks / More than £1.7bn has been directly invested in tobacco company stocks by healthcare providers, fire authorities and schools via UK council pension funds, the Guardian
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 14, 2018 00:36
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BAT is on the campaign trail to transform tobacco ‘Don’t combust and burn, heat and vape.’

Facing legal and regulatory actions involving claims of personal injury and economic loss, as well as swelling anti-smoking sentiment fuelled by anti-smoking campaigns, British American Tobacco (BAT) is forging ahead in transforming tobacco. Investing he
Moneyweb (za)
added Aug 13, 2018 20:47
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[Montana] Smoking Might Cost You More Than You Think

This week, doctors, nurses, and health care providers are coming together to support initiative185, which proposes to raise the tax of cigarettes by two dollars. According to Montana Healthcare Leaders, by adding an additional two dollars in tax for a p
KFBB-TV (Black Eagle, MT)
added Aug 13, 2018 20:22
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Latent Class Analysis of E-cigarette Use Sessions in their Natural Environments

These results suggest that it is important for studies on the health effects of e-cigarettes to take variation in user topography into account. It is crucial to accurately understand the topography profiles of session and user types to determine whether s
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 13, 2018 15:11
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[UK] Millie Mackintosh indulges in a cigarette and a glass of fizz as she parties the night away at Spencer Matthews' 30th birthday

The former reality star, 29, was spotted sipping a glass of champagne and puffing a cigarette, as she caught up with friends at the raucous bash... Carrying a packet of cigarettes in the same hand, the beauty was then seen lighting up in the venue's smok
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 13, 2018 14:42
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[North Carolina] Who are the top 10 employers in Forsyth County?

4. Reynolds American Inc. What it does: The second largest U.S. tobacco manufacturer with the No. 2 market share in traditional cigarettes and electronic cigarettes. British American Tobacco Plc completed taking over full ownership of the company in Jul
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 13, 2018 08:23
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Big Tobacco poised to enter the vaping market in New Zealand

In November Baxter opened Vape Merchant, a retailer dedicated to demystifying vaping for smokers. Nine months on, there are six Vape Merchant stores around the country. Two more are set to open. It is one of many New Zealand businesses that have emerged
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Aug 15, 2018 17:06
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[Australia] 'One of the most insane things I've ever seen': Shocking picture shows female driver 'smoking a glass pipe while behind the wheel'

She was photographed allegedly firing up the pipe with a bright green lighter. A fellow motorist said he saw the woman swerving across lanes on Kwinana Freeway in Western Australia on Saturday afternoon.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 13, 2018 08:29
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