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Tax evasion, Egyptian style: 'single' cigarette sales spike

The Cairo and Giza Tobacco Traders Association expects a decrease in tax proceeds of EGP 2bn ($262 million) in the current fiscal year’s national budget, due to a nationwide increase in purchasing single cigarettes.
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Apr 26, 2015 17:56
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[New York] Schumer Says E-Cigarette Makers Are Marketing To Children

says the manufacturers of e-cigarettes should be prohibited from marketing to children and creating flavors that he says are designed to appeal to kids. The New York Democrat said Sunday that the same marketing restrictions that apply to traditional toba
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Apr 26, 2015 17:55
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Piles of CIGARS scheduled to arrive at Hillary’s campaign office; too mean-spirited?

A website calling itself Send Clinton Cigars charges $3 to purchase and deliver a single cigar, $5 for two or $10 for five, with net proceeds going to the Wounded Warrior Project. ...cigars are a hallmark reminder of former President Bill Clinton’s dalli
BizPac Review
added Apr 26, 2015 16:35
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[2165.6] Trends in Youth Use of E-Cigarettes and Alternative Tobacco Products

use of alternative tobacco products and dual/poly use of tobacco products is evolving. The rapid rise in e-cigarettes is particularly concerning, as there is no evidence for their safety and they are heavily marketed to youth. Clinical interventions shoul
Pediatric Academic Societies
added Apr 26, 2015 16:32
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Electronic cigarettes gaining in popularity among teens

“Electronic cigarettes are of great concern. They are highly addictive nicotine delivery devices, and the vapor can and does cause harm to lungs,” said principal investigator Jonathan D. Klein, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP, director of the AAP Julius B. Richmond C
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Apr 26, 2015 16:31
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[Colorado] HENSON: Well, here he goes again ...

First, he led the fight years ago to make Pueblo smoke-free. The bar and restaurant owners went bananas...owners’ concerns? Phooey! Several of them actually have thrived...Nicoll is leading a fight to prevent pot stores in the city limits
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added Apr 26, 2015 16:06
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[Australia] HIRTHLER: The Trans-Pacific Sellout / Guaranteed profits—at any price

Try enacting that youth safety law banning tobacco advertising. Sorry. Needless barrier to profits. Just ask Australia, which is being sued by Philip Morris for trying to protect kids from tar and nicotine.
Dissident Voice (blog)
added Apr 26, 2015 14:37
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Inequities in Workplace Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Nonsmoking Women of Reproductive Age

Nine percent of women reported workplace secondhand smoke exposure. Prevalence decreased with increasing age, education, and earnings. Workplace secondhand smoke exposure was associated with chemical exposure (
American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 26, 2015 12:55
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COMMISSIONING AND CHANGE OF COMMAND FOR THE 19TH SURGEON GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES / PREPARED REMARKS FOR VICE ADMIRAL VIVEK H. MURTHY

we are moving past those Mad Men days because we, as a people, confronted the harms caused by tobacco....more companies will follow the example of Disney, which has committed to eliminating smoking from all its movies watched by children
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Apr 26, 2015 12:51
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GLANTZ: New Surgeon General says getting smoking out of kid movies would save 1 million kids’ lives

On April 22, 2015, Vivek H. Murthy took the oath of office to serve as US Surgeon General for the next four years. His wide-ranging speech...Murthy has reminded everyone that getting smoking out of youth-rated films (i.e., R rating films with smoking) w
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 26, 2015 12:49
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