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Are physicians aware of their role in tobacco control? A conference-based survey in Portugal

The findings suggest that Portuguese physicians are not aware of their role in tobacco control. Poor engagement of physicians in TC may contribute to the current lack of comprehensive policies in Portugal and Europe and undermine social norm change. Medi
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:31
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[Spain] SRNT - Europe Annual Meeting September 18th-20th, 2014

Thursday, 18th 13:00 - 17:00 Workshop W1. Genetics of nicotine dependence Workshop W2. Cytisine - one of the most effective and safest treatments for tobacco dependency Taller T1. Abordaje del paciente fumador en atención primaria Taller T2. Poniendo en
Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:15
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Debra Crew named president, chief commercial officer of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Andrew Gilchrist appointed EVP of Reynolds American Inc. (PDF)

Crew is currently the president and general manager of PepsiCo North America Nutrition. She joined PepsiCo in 2010 as president of the Western Europe region of PepsiCo Europe. In 2012, she was named president of PepsiCo Americas Beverage. She assumed her
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Sep 19, 2014 12:06
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Mortality attributable to tobacco among men in Sweden and other European countries: an analysis of data in a WHO report

findings support the assumption that the widespread use of snus instead of cigarettes among Swedish men may be a major part of the explanation behind their position with Europe's lowest mortality attributable to tobacco.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:58
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[Europe] Poland to challenge EU ban on menthol cigarettes

Poland will appeal to Europe's top court over a European Union ban on flavoured tobacco products, saying it will be unfairly affected as one of the region's biggest consumers and producers of menthol cigarettes.
EurActiv
added Aug 25, 2014 17:56
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Cardiovascular disease in Europe 2014: epidemiological update

There is clear evidence in most countries with available data that mortality and case-fatality rates from CHD and stroke have decreased substantially over the last 5–10 years but at differing rates.
European Heart Journal
added Aug 20, 2014 09:31
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[UK] Heart disease rates fall across Europe

Deaths from heart disease and strokes are declining across Europe, thanks to falling smoking rates and the use of preventative statins, according to a major new report. Cardiovascular diseases of the heart and blood vessels (CVD) still remain the biggest
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 20, 2014 09:22
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[Europe, France] Are the French really a nation of smokers?

These statistics would suggest that France seems to have an unfair reputation as the chimney of Europe. Given the stats, why then do French people seem to smoke conspicuously more than the British, or Americans? Tourists visiting France frequently cite
The Local France (fr)
added Aug 7, 2014 13:43
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British American Tobacco's (BTI) CEO Nicandro Durante on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

We strengthen our leadership position in the Additive Free segment in Western Europe driving overall growth in the segment...we are continuing to make good progress on our next generation products development. Our E-cigarette VIP has been on the market f
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Aug 4, 2014 20:29
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France to ban electronic cigarettes from all public places and subject them to the same tight rules as tobacco

The move has sparked outrage among sellers and users of the battery-powered devices which contain liquid nicotine that is turned into a vapor when inhaled. Health Minister Marisol Touraine confirmed reports that a ban would go ahead on France’s Europe 1
World Observer Online
added Jul 29, 2014 02:10
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