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[Burkina Faso] Burkina: Parliament raises tobacco tax to 45 percent

Tax on tobacco in Burkina Faso has risen from 30 percent to 45 percent, a parliamentary source revealed on Thursday.The raise followed the adoption of the new General Tax Code by the country’s National Assembly.
APA - African Press Agency (sn)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:17
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Derek Yach responds to accusations against Smoke-Free Foundation

Derek Yach wants to assure his peers that he has not “gone over to the dark side.”... He said that despite believing in the provisions of the FCTC in preventing people from becoming smokers, he thinks that it does not do much in assisting existing smokers
Vaping Post (ch)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:02
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the 5 ways tobacco companies lied about the dangers of smoking cigarettes

After a court found that they violated civil racketeering laws in 2006, tobacco companies Altria, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Lorillard and Philip Morris USA finally began releasing court-ordered ads on TV and in newspapers in November to correct the lies the
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:01
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Congress Shouldn’t Sacrifice Disease Prevention Fund to Pay for Other Health Initiatives

While we support funding for CHIP and community health centers, it is irresponsible and unnecessary for this legislation to pay for these programs by once again cutting the Prevention and Public Health Fund, which is critical to addressing many of the big
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:59
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VIDEO: The Video Game Danger Parents Don't Know About

Protecting kids from hidden smoking
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 22, 2017 15:58
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[Europe] Two Foods Could Help Ex-Smokers' Lungs Heal

The decade-long study of 650 British and European adults suggests that diets high in tomatoes and fruits, particularly apples, could speed the healing of smoke-damaged lungs. The foods' respiratory benefits might not just be restricted to ex-smokers, no
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 22, 2017 15:50
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Medications alone don't help smokers quit, study finds

suggests that, despite promising results in clinical trials, smoking cessation drugs alone may not be improving the chances of successful quitting among smokers in general.... "The results of randomized trials that tested these interventional drugs showed
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:30
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The Best Tobacco Stocks of 2017

the tobacco industry isn't the same as it was 12 months ago, and the waters are increasingly muddied about what is domestic and what is international. That's primarily due to the continued consolidation under way in the market, with British American Toba
Motley Fool
added Dec 22, 2017 15:13
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Spotlight on Science: Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellowship

Are you interested in helping to shape the future of tobacco regulation, or do you know someone who is? Have you considered a fellowship? The tobacco regulatory science fellowship program is a collaboration between CTP and the National Academy of Medici
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Dec 22, 2017 15:12
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Letter to FDA protesting the way that they are handling public comment in RJR snus MRTP

Dear Mr. Zeller: Today, December 18, 2017, FDA filed for substantive scientific review six modified risk tobacco product applications (MRTPA) from R.J. Reynolds for six styles of Camel Snus smokeless tobacco products referenced above. We are writing t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 22, 2017 02:43
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