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British American Tobacco's (BTI) CEO Nicandro Durante on Q4 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

I’m pleased to say that British American Tobacco has continued to perform well and the group has delivered another good performance in 2014. Although currency movements had a significant effect on our reported numbers, on a constant currency basis, we g
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Feb 28, 2015 12:12
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ARCHIVE: NICOTINE: HARDER TO KICK...THAN HEROIN

Interdisciplinary research in pharmacology, psychology, physiology and neurobiology is just beginning to shed light on the incredible hold that tobacco has on people. Scientists have found, for instance, that nicotine is as addictive as heroin, cocaine o
New York Times
added Feb 28, 2015 12:01
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‘View’ co-host Whoopi Goldberg the face of new anti-smoking app

has lent her name (and face) to a new app/site, nobituary.com, in which users create a life-affirming message, which looks like a newspaper obituary, for a loved one who smokes — in an effort to help them quit the habit. “The idea of being able to send so
New York Post
added Feb 28, 2015 11:56
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#1 RIP Leonard Nimoy

knew for 60-70 years exactly how horrifically dangerous smoking was, but were so powerful that no one won....Well, Lorillard or American Tobacco or whoever's brand Leonard smoked -- you killed him, and we're the poorer for it.
Liberal Forum (blog)
added Feb 28, 2015 11:30
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The Disease That Killed "Spock": Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

It’s also a massive global problem. In 2012, six percent of all deaths around the world were attributed to COPD – equivalent to more than 3 million deaths. More than 90 percent of those deaths occurred in low or middle-income countries
Scientific American
added Feb 28, 2015 10:59
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[Kentucky] COMBS: How to talk about smoking so people will listen

Leonard Nimoy died today ...John Oliver provided the macro example of how to talk to smokers... Christy Brown is the founder of the Institute for Healthy Air Water and Soil...Brown’s husband – Owsley Brown II – died in 2011 at age 68
MedCity News
added Feb 28, 2015 10:56
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What Killed 'Star Trek' Star Leonard Nimoy: The Common Lung Condition COPD Explained

Cigarettes are responsible for about 80 to 90 percent of COPD cases... More than 12 million Americans have COPD, the ALA says. An additional 12 million may suffer from the condition without knowing it, according to estimates based on lung function studies
Yahoo!
added Feb 28, 2015 10:51
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What Is COPD? Leonard Nimoy’s Death Serves As Cautionary Tale

The Star Trek star didn’t suffer alone. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third biggest killer in the U.S., causing 149,205 deaths in 2013, according to the CDC. Nevertheless, many underestimate the disease or don’t fully understand it.
Inquisitr
added Feb 28, 2015 10:49
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Leonard Nimoy’s family to raise funds for COPD Foundation; late actor campaigned vs. smoking

Nimoy's grandchild Dani said he will put up special shirts on the ShopLLAP.com "where all of the proceeds will go to the COPD Foundation." "Hi all, as you all know, my Grandpa passed away this morning at 8:40 from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:47
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VIDEO: Leonard Nimoy's final interview: Star spoke out to warn his fans of the dangers of smoking

Leonard recalled the difference in attitude towards smoking in his youth, and how it was seen as a harmless thing to do back then. "It was something that was part of my life, part of my culture," he said. "It was cool to light a cigarette."
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 28, 2015 10:46
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