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KOH/GELLER: The Philip Morris International–Funded Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

PMI has unique power to fulfill the foundation’s vision. It can set a target date to cease production of cigarettes and other combustible tobacco products...Short of that, the new foundation only diverts attention from evidence-based global tobacco contro
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Jun 19, 2018 12:11
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VIDEO: Inside a lavish retreat where lobbyists donate for access to state attorneys general

Selling access to events like this has helped the Republican Attorneys General Association, or RAGA, raise more than $20 million... The more money these lobbyists shell out, the more access...In attendance? Representatives from Koch Industries, big tobacc
CBS News.com
added Jun 19, 2018 12:09
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Secret website Australians are using to buy cut price tobacco that's 70% cheaper - as the price of cigarettes soars to nearly $40 a packet

Smokers are using a secret website to buy packets of cigarettes at prices up to 70 per cent lower than retail - as Australians are slugged with the highest tobacco costs in the world. The website Ciggies World lists hundreds of different tobacco product
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:55
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[Thailand] Uttaradit runs anti-smoking campaign on social media

An anti-smoking campaign is underway in Uttaradit province to encourage community health leaders to use social media to publicize the dangers of cigarettes. According to Ms Waranya Chan-udom, President of the Uttaradit Mass Communication Club, a large n
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:52
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[Vermont] Group pushes for smoke-free Montpelier

The Central Vermont New Directions Coalition says the numbers in teen smoking have gone down in Vermont. Now, they want to see a similar trend in adults. This group doesn’t want to see or smell cigarettes in their downtown area. "We are trying to build
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:51
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Tobacco companies' websites to post court-ordered warnings

The so-called corrective statements on their websites, as well as the websites of their cigarette brands, will address five topics: smoking's health effects, the addictiveness of smoking and nicotine, the lack of any benefits from cigarettes labeled "low
CNBC
added Jun 19, 2018 11:48
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Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up

About 14 percent of U.S adults were smokers last year, down from about 16 percent the year before, government figures show. There hadn’t been much change the previous two years, but it’s been clear there’s been a general decline and the new figures show
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 19, 2018 11:46
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[UK-Scotland] NHSGGC back ASH smoking free charter

The health board covering Dumbarton and the Vale, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC), has backed a charter bidding to make Scotland tobacco free by 2034. ASH Scotland’s Charter for a Tobacco-Free Generation was signed by NHSGGC director of public he
Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:41
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Characterisation of the Spatial and Temporal Dispersion Differences between Exhaled e-cigarette mist and Cigarette Smoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

Significant differences between emissions from the tested electronic and conventional cigarettes are reported. Exhaled e-cigarette particles are liquid droplets evaporating rapidly; conventional cigarette smoke particles are far more stable and linger.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 19, 2018 11:18
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[Korea - South] Philip Morris says heat-not-burn device can reduce health risks

Philip Morris Korea Inc. said Monday that switching to its heat-not-burn device, IQOS, reduces health risks compared with continued smoking, citing its six-month clinical study amid controversy over harmful substances from the smoke-free product. Accordi
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:11
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