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[New York] PHILIP MORRIS SHAREHOLDER ALERT: CLAIMSFILER REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Philip Morris International Inc.

ClaimsFiler, a FREE shareholder information service, reminds investors that they have until November 5, 2018 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM), if they purchased th
PR Newswire
added Oct 13, 2018 15:13
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[UK] The London Report: Tobacco groups drag on the FTSE 100

Imperial Brands and British American Tobacco were the FTSE 100’s sharpest fallers on renewed concerns about a US regulatory crackdown.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 12, 2018 22:02
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[Canada] Montreal says cannabis can be smoked wherever cigarettes are allowed

Montreal had originally said it would allow cannabis consumption in parks where tobacco smoking is permitted, but the new provincial government has other plans.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:33
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[Asia] A look at the cigarette epidemic in China

Poisonous Pandas: Chinese Cigarette Manufacturing in Critical Historical Perspectives. The book brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars — including Stanford editors Matthew Kohrman, PhD, professor of anthropology, and Robert Proctor, PhD,
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Oct 12, 2018 21:31
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[Canada] College to be 100% smoke-free at start of next week

It’s going to be 100 per cent smoke-free for all three St. Lawrence College campuses — Kingston, Brockville and Cornwall — beginning this coming Monday. “This is an important decision,” Glenn Vollebregt, president and CEO of St. Lawrence College, said a
Brockville (Ont) Recorder and Times (ca)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:30
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Cigarette butts cause 13.55pc fire incidents

out of over 18,000 fire incidents in Bangladesh last year, 2,453 were caused by burning cigarettes. It means fire from thrown out cigarette butts accounts for 13.55 percent of the total fire incidents, making it the third largest cause of fire, according
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:30
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UBEL: Is Your Boss Discriminating Against You Because You Smoke?

Almost half of the companies who charge smokers more for health insurance are breaking the law. Among those companies imposing surcharges on tobacco users, 47% didn't offer tobacco cessation programs, putting them in direct violation of the law.
Forbes
added Oct 12, 2018 21:29
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[UK] Shock figures reveal how many Derby people will die because of smoking

A shocking 13,000 people in Derby will die before they should from smoking-related diseases in the next 30 years - the equivalent number of residents living in a Derby suburb such as Oakwood or Spondon.
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:29
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[Canada] Sheridan College Campuses will be smoke-free as of October 17, 2018

Sheridan has adopted a new smoke-free policy, which will see all of its campuses become 100% smoke-free as of October 17, 2018. As such, smoking any form of tobacco and/or cannabis, vaping and use of e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco (commonly known as
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:27
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[Canada] Council votes to stop smoking and growing cannabis in social housing

Canadians will be able to grow and smoke cannabis when it becomes legal next week – but not if they live in public housing in Elgin County. St. Thomas city council recently approved a new policy prohibiting tenants in 530 public housing units in the cit
St. Thomas (Ont) Times-Journal (ca)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:27
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