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[New York] Elijah Wood hides behind cardboard as he takes a sneaky cigarette break at Tribeca Film Festival

The Lord Of The Rings star appeared in good spirits as he chatted away to pals as he was shielded by cardboard as he indulged on his vice before making his way into the cinema.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:05
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Ministry proposes tobacco tax increase to VNĐ2,000

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on Thursday proposed to raise the tax on tobacco at a press conference on tobacco prevention hosted by the Ministry of Information and Communication. According to the proposal, the tax imposed on a pack of cigarettes is expec
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Apr 21, 2018 19:25
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Florida Jury Awards Plaintiff $375,000 In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

to a woman who claimed that she was addicted to cigarettes and that the addiction was the cause of her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) after finding that the woman was at the most fault for her lung disease (Myra Rozar v. R.J. Reynolds Tobac
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 21, 2018 16:51
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Florida Panel Orders Hearing Over Engle Progeny Attorney Disqualification ($$)

suit to determine if a law firm should be disqualified from representing a plaintiff because one of its former attorneys had previously worked as an attorney defending tobacco companies in such cases (Dolores Balaban v. Philip Morris USA Inc.,
Lexis Nexis
added Apr 21, 2018 16:50
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Kentucky receives more than $102 million in tobacco settlement money

“For nearly 20 years the landmark Master Settlement Agreement has made a positive impact on the Commonwealth, supporting early childhood education, health programs, cancer research, and helping to aid our farmers and create sustainable farm-based busines
Kentucky New Era
added Apr 21, 2018 16:45
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[UK] YOU SNUS, YOU LOSE What is snus, what does the chewing tobacco do to you and why do footballers such as Jamie Vardy use it?

But it is also manufactured in the US, where production standards are typically lower than in Sweden and significant quantities of sweeteners tend to be used. England and Leicester striker Jamie Vardy uses the substance as an alternative to ciggiesFAME
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 21, 2018 16:44
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[Kentucky] Ready to switch to hemp? Farmers plan to grow fewest burley tobacco acres on record

“Prospective Plantings” report showing burley tobacco growers in Kentucky intended to set 57,000 acres for harvest — 6,000 acres below last year and 1,000 acres lower than 2015, which was the previous record low. Burley tobacco is primarily used for cigar
Richmond (KY) Register
added Apr 21, 2018 16:42
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[Pennsylvania] Penn State, perhaps a little behind the curve, is banning smoking on campus

The new policy will cover the use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco, and other tobacco products, according to a university release. "The health of our faculty, staff and students is a top priority for the University, and this
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Apr 21, 2018 16:39
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[Asia-pacific, China] Are e-cigarettes all smoke and mirrors? One man’s quest for clean Hong Kong air

Antonio Kwong, chairman of the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health, is worried about a new trend targeted at young people or those who want to quit smoking
South China Morning Post
added Apr 21, 2018 16:06
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[Canada] National Bank avoiding cannabis partly due to concerns over potential tobacco-style lawsuits

“There’s significant risks of class-action lawsuits with respect to the cannabis industry,” said chief executive Louis Vachon during the bank’s annual shareholder meeting on Friday. “The tobacco industry operated for 50 years without class action. I
Financial Post (ca)
added Apr 21, 2018 02:02
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