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Philip Morris Versus The Competition: The Smoke Signals Interpreted (Final Part)

This article ...will compare the four international competitors using a set of key underlying trends that will change the tobacco trade in the coming decades. We will conclude our article with an opinion of which one has most successfully identified these
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Nov 3, 2014 18:55
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[North Carolina] Educational videos support Orange County’s smoking ban

As part of the ongoing effort to make Orange County’s smoke-free public places rule the new normal, the Orange County Health Department has released a series of short educational videos. The videos are designed to help residents and employees find the wo
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Nov 3, 2014 17:15
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McARTHUR: Smoking linked to Alzheimer’s

We know it can contribute to lung cancer, mouth and throat cancer, heart disease, breast cancer and a host of other afflictions too numerous to mention. I had no idea dementia was one of them. The World Health Organization (WHO) published a report recen
St. George (UT) Spectrum
added Nov 3, 2014 17:14
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[Europe, Malta] From Peppi’s to Barroso’s

SLIEMA, MALTA - Out on €100,000 bail and risking a 10-year prison sentence, 50-year old Silvio Zammit pulls on his cigarette and looks out onto St Julian’s Bay from the terrace of his small restaurant, Peppi’s, on the northern coast of Malta.
EUobserver.com
added Nov 3, 2014 17:09
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November 2014, Volume 23, Number e2 - TOC: Social justice and health disparities

Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2014 15:34
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[UK-Scotland] Air pollution in smokers’ homes can reach outdoor levels in worst cities

“Making your home smoke-free is key to reducing your exposure to PM2.5; for non-smokers who live with a smoker the impact of implementing smoke-free house rules would reduce their daily intake of PM2.5 by 70 percent or more,” Semple told Reuters Health i
Reuters
added Nov 3, 2014 15:27
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THE NEW POLITICS OF JUDICIAL ELECTIONS 2011–12 (PDF)

Top donors to the North Carolina Judicial Coalition, which was a major spender for television advertising in support of Justice Paul Newby, included Justice for All NC, the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco
The New Politics of Judicial Elections (Justice at Stake / The Brennan Center)
added Nov 3, 2014 14:44
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[Illinois] Gas stations fight to sell flavored cigarettes closer to schools

A group of independent gas stations is asking a judge to allow them to continue selling menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products within 500 feet of Chicago schools while proceeding with a federal lawsuit challenging a city ban on such sales
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 3, 2014 14:37
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WALTER: Voting for judges serves democracy: Opposing view

The solution isn't bemoaning decades of leftist control, nor to put democracy on trial. The solution is a more open, engaging process with balanced information so people can make educated choices about what's best for their communities. That's why the Re
USA Today
added Nov 3, 2014 14:23
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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Big money in judicial races corrupts courts: Our view

Republican State Leadership Committee dropped more than $260,000 into the election of a trial judge in Cole County, Mo...If the Republican challenger wins, he'll owe his election to...the parent of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco and other major corporations that a
USA Today
added Nov 3, 2014 14:13
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