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AUDIO: Here's the Full Text of President Obama's 2015 State of the Union

I’m asking both parties to give me trade promotion authority to protect American workers, with strong new trade deals from Asia to Europe that aren’t just free, but fair.
TIME Magazine
added Jan 21, 2015 10:11
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[Australia, Europe, UK] TAYLOR: Cigarette packaging

tobacco companies would take action in Europe, demanding either that the law be revoked or that compensation be paid. If the government did fail to prove its case, then it would be a PR disaster for anti-smoking policy, and the taxpayer could find itself
Law Gazette (uk)
added Jan 18, 2015 21:39
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[Ireland] Marie Kierans: Smokers must quit now - Irish cancer figures bleak

Irish women rank amongst the highest in Europe for lung cancer mortality. That was the grim news from the Irish Cancer Society this week and it does not make for pretty reading.
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Jan 18, 2015 18:12
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[China, USA] Dr. Frank Bures: Does Europe have a smoking-cessation secret?

The stumbling block to many people wanting to quit now is the cost of what’s available. Cytisine would make it affordable almost everywhere. Perhaps some highly motivated politico can become the standard bearer for getting it approved on a fast track, es
Winona (MN) Daily News
added Jan 18, 2015 12:13
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[Europe] Plain tobacco packaging encourages more people to stop smoking and fewer to start

A new evidence brief by WHO/Europe — Plain packaging of tobacco products: measures to decrease smoking initiation and increase cessation — provides evidence of the effectiveness of plain packaging measures in smoking prevention and cessation.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 15, 2015 09:48
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Nicaragua to Host IV International Tobacco Festival

host the IV International Tobacco Festival opening Wednesday which will see buyers from the United States, Europe and Latin America, according to the organizers of the event. The event, with “Puro Humo” (Pure Smoke) as its slogan
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Jan 13, 2015 20:16
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Match Made in Heaven: DanSmoke to Offer Unique Benefits for Ryanair Passengers Across Europe / DanSmoke is teaming up with Ryanair in a big ad campaign.

combines the global reach and scale of Ryanair, with the innovative products of DanSmoke in an effort to raise awareness about the benefits of e-cigarettes over combustible tobacco. "We're very pleased to be working together with Ryanair to promote our p
PR Newswire
added Jan 12, 2015 10:19
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[UK-Wales] Lung cancer cases in Welsh women jump by a third in just 10 years, with numbers now the third highest in Europe

Wales now has the third highest cancer rate in women in the whole of Europe, the report estimates. The rise has been blamed on an increase in women smokers in the 1970s, 80s and early 90s, with numbers peaking in the 1980s. In contrast, the figures for
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 6, 2015 14:38
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[UK] VIDEO: What Makes These $47,000 Cigars Special?

Some of the world's most expensive cigars go under the hammer in London on Monday. Investors from China, the U.S., and Europe are expected to spend tens of thousands of dollars on the vintage tobacco. So just what makes these smokes so special?
Bloomberg News
added Jan 2, 2015 21:56
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[New Zealand] Quit Smoking Drug From Eastern Europe Better Than Nicotine Tx? Cytisine clinical trial says yes.

The drug yielded a 1-month continuous abstinence rate of 40% compared with 31% among quit line callers provided nicotine patches along with gum or lozenges (P<0.001), Natalie Walker, PhD, of the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and colleagues found.
MedPage Today
added Dec 28, 2014 12:24
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