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Seven business owners tell their end-of-tobacco-sales stories in a series of online videos posted by SmokeFree Philly, an antismoking project run by the city Department of Public Health. One said she chose to pull tobacco from her shelves after being a s
Nov 26, 2014 Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
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The numbers are staggering: China is the world's largest tobacco maker and consumer, boasting roughly 365 million smokers. The industry supports 3.6 million farmers, four million tobacco retailers and half a million related employees.
Nov 26, 2014 CNN/Money
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jury found that Nicholas Perrotto was addicted to cigarette smoking and that smoking cigarettes manufactured by the companies were the legal cause of Perrotto's lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
Nov 25, 2014 MarketWired
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‘Sherlock’ star Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed he left smoking one month back. The 38-year-old actor said staying away from cigarette is helping him stay healthy, reported Contactmusic. “I’ve given up smoking. Although I shouldn’t say that, because if
Nov 26, 2014 Arab News (sa)
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China is considering fining smokers who light up indoors as much as 500 yuan ($81) and penalizing operators who don’t stop them, a sign of rising political willingness to curb an industry that brings in billions in tax revenue.
Nov 25, 2014 Bloomberg News
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percentage of Americans who are smokers has fallen to an all-time low, now representing just 17.8 percent of the population, a study has found. US health officials said the percentage of Americans who are smokers has fallen to the lowest level since 1965
Nov 26, 2014 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
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These disparities underscore the importance of enhancing the implementation and reach of proven strategies to prevent and reduce tobacco use among these groups, as well as expanding questions on surveillance tools to better capture data on subpopulations
Nov 26, 2014 Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
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There is an urgent need to accelerate progress against the nation’s number one cause of preventable death. It is unacceptable that 42.1 million American adults still smoke and some 480,000 Americans still die every year from smoking-related diseases. The
Nov 26, 2014 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
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Before the full council acts on an ordinance proposal, it refers the item to the Ordinance Committee for a public hearing, which took place at the meeting Monday. Three members of the public spoke, including O’Brien, who is athletic director at Sterling
Nov 26, 2014 Stratford (CT) Star
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Arizona Republic columnist EJ Montini and reporter Richard Ruelas discuss the possibility of banning smoking in Phoenix's public housing.
Study: Adopting a smoke-free policy in such units nationwide would save nearly $500 million per year There are 500 smoke-free policies at public housing units across the country, up from 12 in 2005
Nov 26, 2014 AZ Central - Arizona Republic
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