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Burning Questions in This New Era of Nicotine: What Is NNN? Why Should You Care?

NNN stands for N-Nitrosonornicotine, a naturally occurring form of nicotine in the tobacco plant. “It’s in every tobacco product ever made and is produced during the curing and processing of tobacco,” said Briant of NATO. Why it matters now: On Jan. 23,
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 18, 2017 16:00
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TOBACCO TRADE Duty-Free Cigarettes Sold in Unlimited Quantities on the U.S.-Mexico Border Pose Customs Challenges (PDF)

U.S. agencies identified three schemes to evade U.S. and Mexican cigarette-related tax and other laws: (1) diversion from a duty-free store into U.S. commerce; (2) smuggling into Mexico through U.S. ports; and (3) smuggling back into the United States aft
General Accounting Office (GAO)
added Nov 18, 2017 15:54
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[Canada] Contraband tobacco use on the rise in Guelph according to study

A study conducted by the Ontario Convenience Store Association shows a jump in contraband tobacco levels in the Guelph area. - Metro Creative photo The level of contraband tobacco in in Guelph rose from 30.3% last year to 34.3% this year, according to re
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Nov 18, 2017 15:47
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Health organizations urge Mississippi lawmakers to increase tobacco tax

"Adolescents and young adults are two to three times more sensitive to changes in price of tobacco than are adults," explained Mississippi State Medical Association President Dr. Bill Grantham. "In fact, every ten percent increase in the price reduces yo
WTOK-TV ABC-11 (Meridian, MS)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:19
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[Ireland] Ill Dublin Granny holds €23K worth of cigarettes to clear daughter's drug debt

The 61-year-old suffering with cancer was approached by a man who asked her to keep a total of 46,600 untaxed cigarettes
Dublin Live (ie)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:18
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[Kentucky] SHARMA: Think e-cigarettes are a good alternative to smoking? Think again.

The only time e-cigarettes might be helpful is if they are used as a temporary aid to quit smoking. The FDA recently announced that the agency will start regulating the sale of e-cigarettes as it does tobacco, so they can’t be sold to people younger than
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 18, 2017 03:15
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[Spain] Guardia Civil uncover 250 TONNES of illegal tobacco leaf in Europe’s biggest ever haul

Some six people have been arrested after 250 tonnes of tobacco leaves were seized across eight different addresses in Caceres and Badajoz. The haul has a street value of more than €40 million. The property raids also turned up €23,000 in cash and a car
The Olive Press (es)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:11
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] RBZ reviews tobacco incentive

THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has conceded to tobacco farmers’ demand and increased their incentives by more than double from 5% to 12,5% for the 2018 marketing season.
Newsday (zw)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:09
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[UK] Vaping while pregnant could cause crippling facial birth defects, new research warns

The researchers say think that their results would directly translate to the amount of vapor that human embryos would be exposed to in the womb Varieties with more flavoring ingredients were much more damaging to the embryos, especially those contain fr
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:07
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[Denmark] Heavy drinking and smoking DOES make you look visibly older far sooner, groundbreaking study of 11,500 people over 40 years finds

The Danish researchers chose four signs of aging – earlobe creases, grey rings or arcs around the corneas, yellow-orange skin tags and male pattern baldness – that have been linked to increased risks of heart disease and even death.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:07
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