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Connecticut lawmakers pass $41.3 billion budget nearly four months late

closes a $3.5 billion deficit over the two years, in part with tax and fee hikes on tobacco products... It also raids a host of funds - for everything from school bus seats to clean energy and tobacco cessation - for money that will be swept into the gene
Reuters
added Oct 26, 2017 20:34
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[North Dakota] Lawmakers, governor criticize severance for closed agency

The center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy, or BreatheND, closed June 20 and its nine employees were each given six months of salary and a cash payout equal to the cost of six months of health insurance... The severance package was far sweeter
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 26, 2017 20:21
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Studies support the reduced-risk potential of glo™

• The numbers and levels of toxicants in gloTM emissions are significantly lower than in cigarette smoke, meaning it has the potential to be reduced risk • Unlike cigarette smoke, gloTM vapour is not toxic to human cells in the lab • A comparative assessm
BAT Science.com
added Oct 26, 2017 18:44
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Tobacco Use Among Working Adults — United States, 2014–2016

These findings underscore the importance of continued implementation of proven strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco product use, including current use of multiple products among working adults. To maximize the health of workers, employers could also
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:42
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FTC Reports Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Marketing Rose to $8.9 Billion in 2015 – $1 Million Every Hour

Despite claims by tobacco companies that they have changed and are now focused on developing less harmful products, the FTC report shows that cigarettes still make up the bulk of their business, and the industry continues to spend billions to relentlessl
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:38
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Altria Reports 2017 Third-Quarter and Nine-Months Results; Reaffirms 2017 Full-Year Earnings Guidance

“Altria delivered outstanding performance in the third quarter and for the first nine months of 2017 as our core tobacco operating companies generated strong income growth,” said Marty Barrington, Altria’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President.
Business Wire
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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BAT aims to ignite profit with new-style smoking gadgets

Cigarette company British American Tobacco (BAT) is looking for blazing profit growth by 2022 from new-generation products such as vapour and tobacco-heated brands. Speaking at a Capital Markets Day presentation in London on Wednesday, BAT CEO Nicandro
BusinessLive (za)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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[Europe, Malta] 'I'm a bit shocked here': Recording of alleged ex-Dalli canvasser seeking €10m bribe released

A Swedish news portal has published a recording of a phone call in which a man alleged to be John Dalli's former canvasser Silvio Zammit can be heard soliciting a €10 million bribe from a tobacco lobbyist. "I'm sorry, I'm a poor blonde...I'm a bit shocke
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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[Europe, Malta] Updated: Recording allegedly shows Silvio Zammit’s offer of €10m for proposed lifting of ban on snus

A phone call recording in which a man who is allegedly John Dalli's former canvasser Silvio Zammit is heard soliciting a '10 million' (euro) bribe from a smokeless tobacco lobbyist, believed to be former ESTOC secretary-general Inge Delfosse, has been pu
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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[Canada] Second-hand smoke a top concern in B.C. cannabis consultations

The province is working to draw up rules for the sale and consumption of non-medical cannabis before it is legalized by the federal government in July, 2018. B.C.'s public consultation period ends Nov. 1. ... But it's already clear that many people are wo
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:37
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