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[Florida] Philip Morris Marketing Targeted Women, Drove Smoker's Deadly Addiction, Lawyer Says in Cancer Trial

The cigarette addiction that led to a Florida woman’s death was fueled by ads targeting women and smokers looking for a “healthier” choice, a lawyer for the woman’s family said Wednesday, as a rare Florida trial outside the Engle progeny line of lawsuits
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 29, 2017 17:15
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Philip Morris shuffles management on its quest toward a smoke-free future

The company reorganized its regional structure, increasing the number of regions to 6 from 4. The changes are intended to drive its transformation toward a smoke-free future while maintaining its financial performance, Philip Morris said in a press rele
CNBC
added Sep 29, 2017 17:14
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[UK] Can the quit smoking dip be turned around?

“Community pharmacies have a great track record in helping people stop smoking, but there is no doubt that budget cuts have resulted in the decommissioning of some services,” says a National Pharmacy Association spokesperson.
P3 magazine (uk)
added Sep 29, 2017 16:33
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[UK] Quit success rates in England 2007-2017 [docx]

The improvement in success rates was exclusively in those with lower socioeconomic status. A previous analysis of Smoking Toolkit Study data collected predominantly in 2007 reported that smokers in lower socioeconomic groups were as likely as those in hi
Smoking in Britain Journal (uk)
added Sep 29, 2017 16:27
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[UK] Quitting at ‘decade high’ as smokers prepare for Stoptober

New data published in a University College of London (UCL) report shows quitting success rates are up to 19.8% for the first 6 months of this year, significantly higher than the average for the last 10 years (15.7%). The figures show, in particular, tha
LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Sep 29, 2017 16:23
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[North Carolina] Review: An Inheritance Is Threatened in ‘Abundant Acreage Available’

this hermetic tale takes place entirely on a family-owned tobacco farm in North Carolina. Not that we ever feel the sense of expansiveness one might expect from a movie whose plot revolves around the land. Instead, Mr. MacLachlan and his cinematographer,
New York Times
added Sep 28, 2017 22:31
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[New York] Lookback: Week of Sept. 25 to Oct. 2

50 YEARS AGO — 1967...smoking in the school building in recent years has constituted a fire hazard. The new policy permits students in grades seven through 12 to smoke outside the building on the school grounds during the half-hour period immediately fol
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Sep 28, 2017 22:31
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[Asia, India] Licence Mandatory For Selling Tobacco Products: Health Ministry

As per the fresh orders of the Union Health ministry, only shops with a licence or shops authorised through municipal authority will be able to sell tobacco products and not other items like candies, chips etc. A letter by the ministry in this regards wa
india.com (in)
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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STROUD: RESEARCH & COMMENTARY: PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS URGE USE OF ELECTRONIC NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS

In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud examines multiple public health groups' opinions on electronic nicotine delivery systems and how their use can benefit public health.
Heartland Institute
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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Tobacco Consumption In Poland Halved Since '90s: Report

Poles smoke 40 billion cigarettes a year, down from 100 billion in the 1990s, according to the WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2017. The results of the World Health Organisation's study were presented in Warsaw on Wednesday.
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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