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[Rhode Island] LETTER: Truth, yet deceit from Big Tobacco

Every parent should walk into a place where tobacco products are sold to see how they are packaged. You will find that they are being marketed to entice children to smoke....The inadequate funding levels for tobacco prevention programs across the country
Johnston (RI) Sunrise
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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NITZKIN: Tobacco control policy should be based on science, not misconceptions

millions of adult smokers suffer and die from cigarette-related illness that could have been prevented by reconsidering long-standing tobacco-control policy in light of advances in our knowledge of e-cigarettes and tobacco harm reduction.
The Hill
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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[Burma/Myanmar] Robaina Tobacco Family Partners With The Burmese Tobacco Trading Company

The Burmese Tobacco Trading Company plans to roll out the Don Alejo Robaina Cigar brand in 2018, with plans to distribute in Europe, North America, and Asian markets. The Don Alejo Robaina brand will be dedicated to the memory of the "Godfather of Cuban t
PR Newswire
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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France mourns death of "French Elvis" Johnny Hallyday

Hallyday died after a battle with lung cancer. ...Drugs, alcohol and Gitanes cigarettes, the latter apparently adopted on the advice of rocker Keith Richards, helped carve out the husky voice and craggy face that were trademarks before age too took its
Reuters
added Dec 8, 2017 22:38
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BRIEF-British American Tobacco ‍Declares Second Interim Dividend

Reuters
added Dec 8, 2017 22:38
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[Denmark] BRIEF-Scandinavian Tobacco Group says board will review composition ahead of 2018 annual general meeting

* -‍BOARD HAS DECIDED TO REDUCE NUMBER OF MEMBERS OF REGISTERED EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT FROM 4 TO 2 EFFECTIVE JANUARY
Reuters
added Dec 8, 2017 22:38
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[Africa, Mid-east] ABUALHASSAN: A tale of two evils: Islamic State is gone, but the tobacco industry remains

cigarettes and smoking have become linked to the demise of the self-proclaimed caliphate's territorial holdings....raises critical questions for smokers and policymakers across the Arab world. How did cigarettes become the symbol of liberty, and how much
The New Arab (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:11
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STROUD: CITIES AND STATES CONSIDER INCREASING TOBACCO AGE LIMIT TO 21, REGULATING ENDS LIKE TOBACCO PRODUCTS

Stroud considers local and state initiatives to increase the tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 21, and how policies are including electronic nicotine delivery systems, or e-cigarettes in these measures.
Heartland Institute
added Dec 8, 2017 19:10
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Are Nicotine Levels in E-Cigarettes Turning Teens into Smokers?

Researchers have recently speculated that e-cigarette nicotine levels may be the culprit. Nicotine, the main constituent of combustible cigarettes, is responsible for smoking dependence—especially during the early teenage years, which denote a critical d
Medical News Bulletin (ca)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:09
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[Asia, India] Health Department raids wholesale tobacco shops, destroys cigarettes

raided the wholesale tobacco shops located in the Sherpur area. The raid was conducted under the supervision of Dr Andesh Kang, District Food Officer. Cigarette packets were found from these shops. There were no warning boards displayed outside these shop
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:08
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