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[New York] Six Members And Associates Of The Hells Angels Charged In White Plains Federal Court With Racketeering, Narcotics, And Money Laundering Offenses

The New Roc Hells Angels’ objectives included narcotics trafficking, extortion, money laundering, contraband cigarettes, prostitution, and altered motor vehicle parts.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Mar 17, 2017 20:12
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ENDING CIGARETTE USE BY ADULTS IN A GENERATION IS POSSIBLE: THE VIEWS OF 120 LEADERS IN TOBACCO CONTROL (PDF)

This is what the remarkable ‘Clarion Call to Action’ represents: the combined wisdom and passion of the most authoritative tobacco control leaders as produced. It is as worthy of broad attention as the original Surgeon General’s Report”
tobaccoreform.org
added Mar 17, 2017 20:08
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Fate of tobacco bill continues to hang in balance

A Cabinet meeting on Tuesday failed to reach an agreement on killing the House of Representatives’ initiative to deliberate a controversial tobacco bill, with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo instructing his ministers to find a solution that would be good
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 17, 2017 18:55
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] EDITORIAL: New tobacco roadmap needed

Finally President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has taken the right step by rejecting a proposal from lawmakers on the tobacco bill...President’s rejection of the bill is not enough. With a boost in public support for his decision, Jokowi’s government should issue
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 17, 2017 18:54
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Smoking Cessation Drug May Boost Cognition in Schizophrenia

The smoking cessation drug varenicline (Chantix, Pfizer) appears to enhance cognition in nonsmoking individuals with and those without schizophrenia, new research indicates. The results also showed that the drug reduced the cognitive impairment typicall
Medical Tribune
added Mar 17, 2017 16:54
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Smokers Prone to Problems After Joint Replacement: Study

Quitting smoking before knee or hip replacement surgery may cut the risk of complications after surgery, a new study suggests. Instead of just telling people to quit smoking, these findings suggest that doctors should guide people into pre-surgery smoki
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 17, 2017 16:51
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[California] ‘Kick Butts Day’ lights up on new trends in smoking industry

The oversized cigarettes were part of City College’s first annual “Kick Butts Day,” which aims to spread awareness and information about tobacco and related products. The Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program and Wellness Connection placed the giant butts t
The Channels Online (Santa Barbara City College)
added Mar 17, 2017 16:15
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] BAT says strong demand for 'glo' smokeless tobacco

said demand for its "glo" tobacco heating device overwhelmed supply in its Japan test marketing, as global cigarette giants shift focus to the new product category amid declining smoking population. The "heat but not burn" tobacco is rapidly gaining popu
Reuters
added Mar 17, 2017 16:11
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[UK] Debrett’s issues a blow-by-blow guide to vaping ($$)

there can be no clearer sign that they are now an established part of society: Debrett’s has issued an etiquette guide to their use. Vaping in bed, over a meal, while queuing or without the permission of guests are all deemed bad manners.
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 17, 2017 16:11
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Survey: over 70% back smoking ban with no ifs, ands, or butts

More than 70 percent of the public approve a plan for banning indoor smoking without exception at all restaurants to prevent passive smoking from spoiling their outings, according to the Japan Society for Tobacco Control. Even among smokers, almost 50 p
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Mar 17, 2017 07:36
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