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[Missouri] Kearney Board of Aldermen passes smoking ban in all publicly-accessible places

City leaders passed the proposed anti-smoking ordinance after the mayor broke a 2-2 tie by the board. The ordinance drew strong opposition from the local Veterans of Foreign Wars post, whose leadership predicted the VFW could close in the coming months b
KSHB-TV NBC 41 (Kansas City, MO)
added Sep 1, 2015 00:49
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Trial Aces: Lieff Cabraser's Richard Heimann ($$)

Heimann supervised the firm's prosecution of the tobacco industry in the 1990s, meticulously crafting a three-pronged approach to tearing down a mighty tobacco industry accused of downplaying the links between smoking and disease. Helping establish the
Law360
added Aug 31, 2015 20:51
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[Asia, Palestine] Report: Palestinian Women Smuggling Huge Quantities of Cheap Tobacco From Jordan

The amount of tobacco being smuggled from Jordan into Palestine is “much bigger” than the amount being stopped by PA customs, according to a Palestinian official. “Women mostly are the ones who are carrying out the smuggling,” Mohammed Rabih, an assistan
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 31, 2015 20:49
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[Asia, India] Rotary organizes “Dr Madan Kapre's horror show” about ill-effects of tobacco

Rotary Club of Nagpur South organized a programme to create awareness about the ill-effects of consumption of tobacco, kharra, gutkha, supari (betel nut) for teachers of Eklavya Ekal Vidyalaya. Dr Madan Kapre, a senior ENT surgeon of city working against
Times of India
added Aug 31, 2015 20:48
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[Tanzania] Zimbabwe tobacco team on study tour

A six-men team, from the Zimbabwe Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) have visited all the tobacco traders currently operating in the country - the Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company Limited (TLTC), the Tanzania Tobacco Processors Limited (TTPL) in Mo
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Aug 31, 2015 20:47
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What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

A growing number of studies find that some of the liquids used in e-cigarettes contain flavorings whose inhalation has been associated with lung problems, ranging from irritation to a rare but serious lung disease. For example, diacetyl, a butter-flavore
The Washington Post
added Aug 31, 2015 20:46
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With tobacco, what you don't know can kill you sooner

Half of U.S. adults believe e-cigarettes to be just as harmful as traditional cigarettes...For people who continue to smoke, there are better alternatives to cigarettes that, while still hazardous, aren’t as lethal. For nonsmokers considering taking up t
University of Buffalo
added Aug 31, 2015 20:42
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[Australia] Queensland smokers to pay extra $3.05 per packet from today

QUEENSLAND smokers will pay up to $3.05 more for a packet of cigarettes from today, with the price of a single cigarette rising to more than $1 for some brands. The latest national tobacco tax excise increase of 12.5 per cent, effective today, will see
Rockhampton (QLD) Morning Bulletin (au)
added Aug 31, 2015 20:35
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New FDA Warnings Troubling Tobacco Makers?

These rules will pose a significant problem for tobacco makers, like Philip Morris International Inc., Reynolds, Lorillard Inc. and Altria Group Inc., that are already reeling from the effect of anti-smoking campaigns worldwide.
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Aug 31, 2015 20:18
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[Tennessee] Vapor boom could go up in smoke

In Tennessee, sales of e-cigarettes and nicotine vapor to minors is not a crime, though most local outlets have prominent signs saying they refuse to sell to minors.... Once the rule becomes final, FDA will be able to issue age restrictions and begin the
Memphis (TN) Business Journal
added Aug 31, 2015 20:16
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