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[UK] Promoters pull ‘free cigarettes for girls’ offer at Northampton bar

Promoters of a student night advertising ‘free cigarettes for girls’ have dropped the giveaway after claims it was ‘irresponsible’. Windsor-based events company Polar8 is set to launch Oo La La at the popular Bridge Street nightspot NB’s on Tuesday, Ap
Northampton Chronicle and Echo (uk)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:42
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[UK] Don’t let e cigs stop you quitting say Salford Health bosses

Attendances at stop smoking sessions in the city have dropped 30% in a year and public health officials believe it’s down to smokers switching to e cigarettes. But they are warning that until e cigs are regulated by the Medicines and Healthcare Product
Salford Online (uk)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:41
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[USA] Poverty and Cigarettes: The Inextricable Link

What's more startling is poor people make up a disproportionate number of smokers. The CDC reports 55% of all smokers have a high school degree or less. Meanwhile, smoking rates among affluent Americans have declined the sharpest. For example, the Instit
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:39
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[Massachusetts] Tobacco-Free Policy

Dear Students, Mount Wachusett Community College has recently adopted a new tobacco-free policy. As the semester begins, it is important to consider how this policy change will impact our campus community and our collective goal to create a safe and hea
Mount Observer (Mount Wachusett Community College)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:37
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[Michigan] Smoke-Free Air Policies Seem to Protect the Heart

A new study on the impact of Michigan's statewide smoking ban adds to mounting evidence that policies prohibiting tobacco smoking in workplaces and other public spaces may substantially improve public health by reducing heart disease and death, according
CardioSource (American College of Cardiology)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:35
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[Michigan] Tobacco money not going where intended

the proposal — sure to face an uncertain prospect in the Legislature — would help Snyder solve a dicey Detroit bankruptcy issue. Snyder has said he wants lawmakers to make a 20-year commitment of tobacco settlement revenue to match money raised by nine pr
Detroit (MI) News
added Mar 27, 2014 13:31
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[Ohio] Surgeon General brings tobacco ‘battle’ to campus

Lushniak visited the University of Cincinnati Wednesday asking students and faculty to join the “battle” against tobacco. “We still have a battle against tobacco, even 50 years later,” Lushniak said. “We have 50 years of progress but it isn’t enough. We h
The News Record (University of Cincinnati)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:29
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Philip Morris International Comments on the Tobacco Products Directive Adoption by the Council of the European Union

“Instead of further harmonizing the internal market, a stated objective of the Directive, measures in the TPD will do little to improve public health and will make the EU less competitive, pushing even more consumers to the unregulated black market in to
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:15
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[New York] Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Calls Shareholder Meeting

it is holding the 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of PMI at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in the Empire State Ballroom, at the Grand Hyatt New York ... 4) To vote on two shareholder proposals, if properly presented at the meeting.
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:08
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[Australia, UK] ASA partially retracts 2012 plain cigarette packaging ruling

Advertising Standards Authority has agreed with a claim made in an ad for Gallaher Tobacco-owner Japan Tobacco International (JTI), which argued there was a lack of credible evidence that plain tobacco packaging would prevent children from starting to smo
Marketing Magazine (uk)
added Mar 27, 2014 13:05
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