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Cigarettes to Record US$7.7 Billion Loss by 2021 as Heated Tobacco Grows 691 Percent

Euromonitor International released today new tobacco data. According to the new research, the cigarettes market will record a US$7.7 billion loss by 2021, compensated by the US$13.2 billion growth in heated tobacco products sales in the same period.
Business Wire
added Jun 22, 2017 15:21
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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of Reynolds American Inc. - RAI

As a result of the merger, Reynolds American shareholders are only anticipated to receive $29.44 per share in cash and 0.5260 British American Tobacco shares in exchange for each share of Reynolds American.
PR Newswire
added Jun 22, 2017 15:20
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[New York] State vote to ban e-cigarettes from restaurants, bars

Sen. Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City), a prime sponsor of the legislation, called it a “long overdue bill. People have a right to a clean workplace and a clean restaurant.” Cuomo is expected to sign the bill into law
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Jun 22, 2017 15:16
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[California] San Francisco to ban sales of vaping flavored liquid

San Francisco city supervisors unanimously approved a measure that bans the sale of flavored nicotine-laced liquid used in electronic cigarettes and flavored tobacco products - with city supervisors saying nicotine masked in cotton candy, banana cream, mi
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 22, 2017 15:16
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NITZKIN: Youth smoking is down, but thanks to what?

There is one outcome the FDA should feel comfortable predicting: If e-cigarettes are wiped off the market in the United States, nicotine consumers left with nowhere to turn to satisfy their cravings will return to smoking much more harmful, and more deadl
Washington DC Examiner
added Jun 22, 2017 15:16
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SBV IMPROVER Challenge Uses DNA Methylation Data to Categorize Smoker Samples

"One of the reasons we wanted to use epigenetics data for this challenge is … we wanted to add one layer of complexity," said Nicolas Sierro, manager, genomics at Philip Morris International and one of the creators of the challenge. "We had previously do
GenomeWeb
added Jun 22, 2017 14:15
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco rakes in $470 million

Zimbabwe has earned $470 million from the sale of 161 million kilogrammes of tobacco since the 2017 selling season opened on March 15 this year, statistics that the industry regulator released show.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 22, 2017 14:13
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New York Lawmakers Push Bills Across Finish Line as Session Ends

legislators expanded the Clean Indoor Air Act by adding e-cigarettes to indoor spaces where smoking is banned, including bars, restaurants, movie theaters and office buildings. New York City and nearly a dozen counties already have similar local laws.
New York Times
added Jun 22, 2017 14:11
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Secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking adult cancer survivors has declined

exposure to secondhand smoke among nonsmoking adult cancer survivors declined from 39.6 percent to 15.7 percent, but rates of exposure were higher among those with a history of a smoking-related cancer and those living below the federal poverty level comp
EurekAlert
added Jun 22, 2017 14:08
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[Nebraska] LETTER: Thanks for smoke-free apartments

four brand new, smoke-free apartments...thank you to Nancy Striebel and Lincoln County Community Development Corp. for offering these...especially, for designating the apartments smoke-free, right from the start.
North Platte (NE) Telegraph
added Jun 22, 2017 14:07
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