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Looking for an exciting challenge in science communication?

We are recruiting for a Website & Social Media Manager British American Tobacco’s Research & Development team are industry leaders in next generation tobacco and nicotine products ...This new research focus is transforming the tobacco industry and we are
BAT Science.com
added Oct 13, 2017 01:08
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[New Jersey] No Consequences for Students who Smoke Outside of Designated Zones

no consequences if students, faculty and staff smoke outside of the designated smoking areas the university implemented this semester. The smoke-free zones are there as learning tools before the school is completely smoke-free. Graduate student at Health
The Montclarion (Montclair State University)
added Oct 13, 2017 00:41
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[Japan] Tobacco Companies Snuff Smoke, But Health Benefits Still Hazy

The few studies of the device thus far agree, but with a caveat: Heating and inhaling tobacco in this manner still produces harmful chemicals. It might not harm you as much as a cigarette would, but it’s still detrimental to your health. Philip Morris ha
Discover Magazine
added Oct 12, 2017 22:52
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Michael Jordan talks golf -- and smoking SIX cigars per day -- in Cigar Aficonado interview

"I smoke.. six cigars a day, maybe," Jordan said to Cigar Aficionado publisher Marvin Shanken. Six!? Goodness gracious MJ, that is a lot of smoking. It's understandable though, considering the amount of golf he plays. Jordan told Shanken he plays "almost
GolfDigest.com
added Oct 12, 2017 22:51
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[Japan, Korea - South] The Tax Benefits of Big Tobacco's New Technology May Soon Flame Out

But in some places, that advantage may be going away. Japan and South Korea -- two critical markets for emerging tobacco technologies -- are considering raising the taxes on Philip Morris International Inc.’s heat-not-burn products, according to Exane B
Bloomberg News
added Oct 12, 2017 22:47
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BRIEF-Opko Health enters into exclusive agreement with Japan Tobacco to develop and commercialize Rayaldee in Japan

* Opko Health - As per agrement, co eligible to receive up to additional $31 million in development & regulatory milestones & $75 million in sales based milestones​ * Opko Health Inc - JT will make​ another ‍$6 million payment to co upon initiation of O
Reuters
added Oct 12, 2017 22:45
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[UK] Wellcome statement on the cancelled corporate event booking for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World.

At the time of booking, it was not made clear to Wellcome Trust Trading Ltd, or its parent Wellcome Trust Ltd, that the event was for a meeting of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, which is an organisation funded by a tobacco company. We would not h
Wellcome Trust (uk)
added Oct 12, 2017 22:43
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GLANTZ: Wellcome Foundation refused to let PMI and Yach's Foundation for a Smoke-Free World hijack Wellcome's good name

On 5 October 2017 Wellcome Trust took immediate steps to terminate a commercial hire contract for an event scheduled to take place in a Wellcome venue in late October. At the time of booking, it was not made clear to Wellcome Trust Trading Ltd, or its
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 12, 2017 22:41
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CATCH Global Foundation And CVS Health Team Up To Curb Youth E-Cigarette Use

has received a three-year, $500,000 grant from CVS Health [NYSE: CVS] to bring the youth e-cigarette prevention program "CATCH My Breath" to middle- and high schools nationwide free of charge. The grant is part of CVS Health's Be The First initiative, a f
PR Newswire
added Oct 12, 2017 22:39
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] $1 tax hike for pack of cigarettes proposed

The cost of a pack of cigarettes would increase by $1 under legislation introduced yesterday morning by Speaker Benjamin Cruz, who plans to submit the proposal to voters in the General Election next year.
postguam.com (gu)
added Oct 12, 2017 22:37
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