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[New York] Louis Vuitton’s Famous Fans Celebrate a New Line of Bags

at the Museum of Modern Art at a party... to watch Catherine Deneuve light up a cigarette at the table, in blithe disregard of the no-smoking policy.
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2014 20:57
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[Africa, Uganda] Artists launch campaign against tobacco use

The artists with the help of a social enterprise, Text To Change (TTC) have formed a web page dubbed: “Wall of Fame” where MPs, radio personalities, actors and journalists will urge children to desist from tobacco use. “These are the people who the youn
The New Vision (ug)
added Nov 12, 2014 20:55
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[Massachusetts] Live: Westminster Board of Health hearing on tobacco-sales ban

Follow our live social-media coverage - words, photos and video - here.
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added Nov 12, 2014 20:52
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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: Westminster Tobacco Ban Meeting Cut Short After Crowd Becomes Unruly

cut short after the standing room only crowd began to chant in protest of the ban... Loncich reports that the crowd got rowdy just minutes into the meeting...the Board of Health members got a police escort out of room. Loncich reports the crowd began to s
WBZT.com
added Nov 12, 2014 20:44
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[Africa] Tanzania: Adulteration of Tobacco Irks Councillors

COUNCILLORS in Tabora District have expressed concern over adulteration of tobacco leaves by some farmers and vowed to enact a by-law to curb the malpractice. The councillors gave their concerns during a field tour at the Morogoro-based Tanzania Tobacco
All-Africa.com
added Nov 12, 2014 18:34
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[Washington] Man pulled from burning Tacoma house, taken to hospital

One of the women inside reported that her electronic cigarette exploded, spilling liquid that ignited and set the couch on fire, McRoberts said. Investigators were still working to determine exactly what caused the fire.
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Nov 12, 2014 18:30
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Children Exposed To Secondhand Smoke, Highway Air Pollution Are More Likely To Gain Weight

Researchers have begun linking secondhand smoke exposure to an increased chance of type 2 diabetes and childhood obesity.
Medical Daily
added Nov 12, 2014 18:26
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[Philippines] Solon seeks congressional probe on cigarette smuggling in PHL

A lawmaker has asked Congress to investigate the illicit trade of cigarettes in the country, which cost the government close to P16 billion in uncollected taxes last year. In an effort to plug revenue loss, AAMBIS-Owa party-list Rep. Sharon Garin has f
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Nov 12, 2014 18:23
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Australia put cigarettes in standardized packs with graphic labels — and they’re working

Now, 49 percent of smokers support the new packaging -- as gruesome as it is -- compared with about 35 percent who oppose them. And more surprisingly, they were more likely to go from opposing the packaging to supporting it if they wanted to quit smokin
The Washington Post
added Nov 12, 2014 18:21
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Most smokers with bladder cancer know tobacco was the cause

More than half of bladder cancers in the US are the result of smoking, and 90 per cent of smokers with the disease are aware of the connection, according to a new study. "Bladder cancer is actually the second most common smoking-related cancer, second o
Reuters
added Nov 12, 2014 18:15
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