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MinuteClinic Expands in New England; Debuts Rhode Island's First Retail Medical Clinics

RI welcomes 1st @MinuteClinic at CVS/pharmacy--expands access to quality care, lower costs @CVSHealthTweet...and face-to-face smoking cessation and weight loss management counseling.
PR Newswire
added Oct 31, 2014 11:19
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Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle

Don't smoke. Smoking and taking oral birth control pills raises stroke risk, as does smoking if you get migraines with aura. Avoid secondhand smoke.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 31, 2014 11:17
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[Barbados] New rules for E-Cigarettes

Come next year, this island should have legislation to regulate the sale and use of e-cigarettes. This was revealed by Minister of Health, John Boyce, yesterday at the opening of the subregional workshop on Tobacco Taxation for English-speaking Caribbe
Barbados Advocate (bb)
added Oct 30, 2014 22:51
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[California] San Marcos tightens rules for e-cigarettes

The City Council on Tuesday night unanimously voted to amend two city ordinances to include e-cigarettes. The changes mean store owners must also keep the devices out of the reach of customers the same as conventional cigarettes. “Absolutely I want to t
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Oct 30, 2014 22:47
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[Australia] International eyes on Tas smoking bill

Launceston-based independent MP Ivan Dean plans to introduce a private member's bill to Tasmania's upper house in November which restricts the sale of tobacco products to people born in or after the year 2000. "It will not make it illegal for them to sm
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 30, 2014 22:46
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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Tobacco companies engaged in a calculated effort to blur the line between LCCs to increase the appeal to cigarette smokers, and the use of flavours facilitated these efforts. Bans on flavoured cigarettes should be expanded to include flavoured LCCs, and t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2014 14:48
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[Luxembourg] Cancer Foundation slams tobacco VAT compensation

Luxembourg's Cancer Foundation has condemned a government decision to compensate for the 2 percent VAT increase on tobacco products by reducing excise duty from January 1, 2015.
Luxemburger Wort (lu)
added Oct 30, 2014 14:29
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[Mid-east, Qatar, Saudi Arabia] Expert warns against smoking shisha

The warning came in a paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Water-pipe Tobacco Smoking Research by Dr. Tawfeeq Khoja, who is also the general director of the Riyadh based executive office of health ministers of Gulf Cooperation Council (G
Arab News (sa)
added Oct 30, 2014 14:24
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Vector Group Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Third quarter 2014 revenues were $419.9 million, compared to revenues of $277.9 million in the third quarter of 2013. The increase in revenues in 2014 was primarily due to the acquisition and consolidated presentation of Douglas Elliman. The Company reco
Vector Group LTD
added Oct 30, 2014 14:13
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